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Music from the Ulster Orchestra. Copland: Music for Theatre; Appalachian Spring. Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915. Diamond: Romeo and Juliet. Adams: Shaker Loops.

This week's Afternoon on 3 features the Ulster Orchestra in concert, with both live and recorded material, focusing on specific countries.

Today Louise Fryer showcases some of the Ulster Orchestra's most recent recordings, with the spotlight on American repertoire, conducted by the Orchestra's Principal Conductor, JoAnn Falletta. The line-up includes works by Copland, Barber and John Adams, together with a performance of David Diamond's Romeo and Juliette, written in 1947.

Copland: Music for Theatre
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

c. 2.25pm
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

c. 2.50pm
Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915
Jane Irwin (soprano)
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Faletta (conductor)

c. 3.15pm
David Diamond: Romeo and Juliet (1947 version)
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

c. 3.40pm
Adams:Shaker Loops
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

c. 4pm
Barber: Medea Ballet Music, Op.23
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 26 Nov 2012 14:00

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