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24/09/2013

The BBC NOW performs at BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. Thomson: Three Pictures for Orchestra. Barber: Violin Concerto. Copland: Inscape. Piston: Symphony No 6. Plus music by Lambert.

Fiona Talkington in BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff and Fred Child in Saint Paul, Minnesota (host of American Public Media's daily classical music programme Performance Today) present a concert of American music given by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Garry Walker. There's also film music from the BBC Concert Orchestra, introduced by Katie Derham, as part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season.

Thomson: Three Pictures for Orchestra (Wheatfield at Noon; The Seine at Night; Sea Piece with Birds)
Barber: Violin Concerto
Copland: Inscape
Piston: Symphony No 6

Elena Urioste (violin) (Radio 3 New Generation Artist)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Garry Walker

Constant Lambert, arr Philip Lane: Suite from Anna Karenina
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 24 Sep 2013 14:00

Music Played

  • BBC Concert Orchestra

    Ariel's Gesang

    Conductor: Johannes Wildner.
  • Virgil Thomson

    Wheat field at noon for orchestra

    Conductor: Garry Walker. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Virgil Thomson

    The Seine at night for orchestra

    Conductor: Garry Walker. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Virgil Thomson

    Sea piece with birds for orchestra

    Conductor: Garry Walker. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Samuel Barber

    Concerto Op.14 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Garry Walker. Performer: Elena Urioste. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Aaron Copland

    Inscape

    Conductor: Garry Walker. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Walter Piston

    Symphony no. 6

    Conductor: Garry Walker. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Constant Lambert

    Anna Karenina - suite from the film music

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.

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