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BBC CO - Britten, Farnon, Shore, Walton (part 1)

From the Watford Colosseum, BBC Concert Orchestra under Keith Lockhart. Britten: Canadian Carnival. Robert Farnon: Lake of the Woods. Shore: Mythic Gardens (Sophie Shao: cello).

Live from the Watford Colosseum
Presented by Penny Gore

The BBC Concert Orchestra plays music from Britain and Canada, including the European premiere of Howard Shore's 'Mythic Gardens', and William Walton's Symphony No 1.

Benjamin Britten Canadian Carnival
Robert Farnon Lake of the Woods
Howard Shore Mythic Gardens

8.20 Interval

8.40
William Walton Symphony No 1

BBC Concert Orchestra
Sophie Shao (cello)
conductor Keith Lockhart

Live from the Watford Colosseum, Penny Gore presents a concert of music from Britain and Canada, including the European premiere of Howard Shore's 'Mythic Gardens', played by cellist Sophie Shao, for whom it was written. In the second half Keith Lockhart conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in a landmark of British symphonic writing, William Walton's Symphony No 1.

45 minutes

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Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

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