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BBC Philharmonic under Juanjo Mena. Britten: Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes). Dvorak: The Water Goblin. Takemitsu: Riverrun. Debussy: La mer (Noriko Ogawa: piano).

This week Afternoon on 3 features French music, centred around the BBC Philharmonic's Reflections on Debussy series celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth. Today's concert, recorded on Saturday, features the orchestra in a sea-themed concert. Debussy's La Mer is heard alongside watery evocations by Britten, Dvorak and Takemitsu - whose Riverrun was inspired by Debussy.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

2pm
Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Dvorak: The Water Goblin
Takemitsu: Riverrun
Debussy: La mer
Noriko Ogawa (piano),
BBC Philhamonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).v.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

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  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes (from 'Peter Grimes') Op.33a

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Antonín Dvořák

    The Water goblin [Vodnik] Op.107

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Toru Takemitsu

    riverrun for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Maurice Ravel

    Une Barque sur l'ocean, orch. from no.3 of 'Miroirs' [orig. for piano]

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer - 3 symphonic sketches for orchestra

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

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