BBC NOW - Stravinsky, Carl Vine, Beethoven (part 2)
Live from the Grand Theatre, Swansea, Jurjen Hempel conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Beethoven's Symphony No 3 (Eroica).
Live from the Grand Theatre, Swansea
Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Jurjen Hempel, perform Stravinsky's Concerto in D, Carl Vine's Flute Concerto (with Emily Beynon) and Beethoven's Eroica Symphony.
Stravinsky: Concerto in D
Carl Vine: Flute Concerto - Pipe Dreams
Beethoven: Symphony No 3, Eroica
Emily Beynon, flute
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jurjen Hempel, conductor
Beethoven's Eroica Symphony changed the face of music. Its elemental power and heroic grandeur took early audiences by storm, and continues to do so to this day. Australian composer Carl Vine's Pipe Dreams , played by Welsh-born Emily Beynon, evokes a meditative, wistful world of gentle contemplation, whilst Stravinsky's Concerto is full of light and grace.
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