BBC CO performs in Beijing. Vaughan Williams: Overture (The Wasps). Elgar: Cello Concerto. Walton: Crown Imperial. Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending. Plus Braunfels, Chadwick.
Julian Lloyd Webber joins Barry Wordsworth and the BBC Concert Orchestra for a concert of English music recorded in June at the National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing, China. There's also music for film across the week, on the theme of adventure, as the BBC continues the Sound of Cinema season; and American music performed by the BBC performing groups. Presented by Katie Derham.
Vaughan Williams: Overture The Wasps
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Walton: Crown Imperial
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Julian Lloyd Webber (cello)
Cynthia Fleming (violin)
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Braunfels: Scottish Fantasy
Sarah-Jane Bradley (viola)
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Johannes Wildner
Chadwick: A Pastoral Prelude
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Keith Lockhart.