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BBC Philharmonic - Maxwell Davies, Gary Carpenter, James MacMillan, HK Gruber

BBC Philharmonic/HK Gruber, James MacMillan. Maxwell Davies: Throstle's Nest Junction. Gary Carpenter: SET. MacMillan: The Confession of Isobel Gowdie. Gruber: Dancing in the Dark.

Live from the Bridgewater Hall, in Manchester

The BBC Philharmonic continues its season's journey along 'The Mancunian Way' with a programme that includes music by Peter Maxwell Davies and the premiere of Gary Carpenter's Saxophone Concerto with Iain Ballamy. Conductors James MacMillan and HK Gruber share the baton and direct their own music.
Presented by Louise Fryer

Peter Maxwell Davies: Throstle's Nest Junction
Gary Carpenter: SET - concerto for tenor saxophone and orchestra (BBC commission, world premiere)

Interval. Choral music by James MacMillan

James MacMillan: The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
HK Gruber: Dancing in the Dark

BBC Philharmonic
James MacMillan and HK Gruber (conductors)
Iain Ballamy (saxophone).

2 hours, 30 minutes


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