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30/08/2011 Graham Fitkin, British Open Brass Band Championships

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. With composer Graham Fitkin and news of the 159th British Open Brass Band Championships.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Composer Graham Fitkin joins Petroc in the studio ahead of the world premiere of his Cello Concerto at the BBC Proms performed by Yo-yo Ma.

Martin Mortimer, organiser of the British Open Brass Band Championships talks to Petroc about this year's competition where 17 top Brass Bands in Britain compete for the coveted British Open Trophy.

Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Overture, The Force of Destiny

    Arranger: F. Wright Performer: Black Dyke Mills Band Performer: James Scott, conductor

    • QPRL 050 D.
  • Franz Liszt

    Les Preludes

    Arranger: Bram Gay Performer: Cory Band Performer: Robert Childs, conductor

    • CORY.
  • Philip Wilby

    Red Priest

    Performer: Black Dyke Mills Band Performer: Nicholas Charles, conductor

    • DVD of the Brass Band European Championships 2010.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and Allegro

    Performer: Steven Isserlis, cello Performer: Deutsche Kammerphilarmonie Performer: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor

    • BMG 09026 6880 2.
  • Fitkin


    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Graham Fitkin, conductor

    • GFCD 000602.
  • LIVE

    • Fitkin

      Piano piece 00, H6 and Forty

      Performer: Graham Fitkin, piano

  • Fitkin


    Performer: Noriko Ogawa, piano Performer: Kathryn Stott, piano Performer: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra Performer: Naoto Otomo, conductor

    • BIS SACD 1517.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Rondo in C minor

    Performer: L’Archibudelli

    • SONY SK66251.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No.5 in F minor, BWV.1056

    Performer: Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Murray Perahia, piano/ conductor

    • SONY 88697 82429.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Nature and Love

    Performer: Anetta Michina, mezzo-soprano Performer: The Moscow Academy of Choral Singing Performer: Victor Popov, Director



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