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Copland, Stanford, Ravel, Gershwin, Montsalvatge, Delius

With Penny Gore. Copland: Billy the Kid. Stanford: Ballata and Ballabile. Ravel: Sheherazade. Gershwin: Piano Concerto. Montsalvatge: 5 Canciones negras. Delius: Violin Concerto.

Penny Gore launches today's programme with a performance of one of Aaron Copland's popular American ballets - featured over on Radio 4 in today's Page to Performance programme (1.30-2pm).

Then she turns the spotlight on a succession of soloists performing with the BBC's orchestras - including new CDs of British concertante music for strings, and two Radio 3 New Generation Artists in concert with the BBC Philharmonic last week at their new home, MediaCity in Salford.

c. 14:00
Page to Performance
Copland: Billy the Kid (complete ballet)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

c. 14:35
Stanford: Ballata and Ballabile, Op. 160
Gemma Rosefield (cello)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Manze (conductor)

c. 14:55
Ravel: Sheherazade
Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Philharmonic
Clark Rundell (conductor)

c. 15:15
Gershwin: Piano Concerto
Igor Levit (piano)
BBC Philharmonic
Clark Rundell (conductor)

c. 15:45
Montsalvatge: 5 Canciones negras
BBC Philharmonic
Clark Rundell (conductor)

c. 16:00
Delius: Violin Concerto
Tasmin Little (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Billy the Kid - ballet

    Conductor: Grant LLEWELLYN Performer: BBC National Orchestra Of Wales

  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Ballata and Ballabile Op.160 for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Andrew MANZE Performer: Gemma ROSEFIELD - Cello Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Maurice Ravel

    Sheherazade - 3 poems for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: Clark RUNDELL Performer: Clara MOURIZ - Mezzo-soprano Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic

  • George Gershwin

    Concerto in F major for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Clark RUNDELL Performer: Igor LEVIT - Piano Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic

  • Xavier Montsalvatge

    5 Canciones negras, arr. for voice and orchestra [orig. for voice and piano]

    Conductor: Clark RUNDELL Performer: Clara MOURIZ - Mezzo-soprano Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic

  • Frederick Delius

    Concerto RT.7.6 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Andrew DAVIS Performer: Tasmin LITTLE - Violin Performer: BBC S O.

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