Live at Southbank Centre: BBC CO - Vierne, Edwards, Vaughan Williams, Tallis, Hannon
BBC CO and Tom Bell (organ). Vierne: Carillon de Westminster No 6. Edwards: Rhosymedre. Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre. Tallis: Third Mode Melody. Hannon: To Our Fathers in Distress.
Organist Tom Bell joins the BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Rebecca Miller and singers from the Southbank Centre's Voicelab in the world premiere of Neil Hannon's 'To our Fathers in Distress, along with other organ and string orchestra pieces, including Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis, preceded by the original. Presented by Christopher Cook.
Louis Vierne: Carillon de Westminster (No.6 from Pièces de fantaisie, Suite No.3, Op.54)
John David Edwards: Rhosymedre (hymn tune)
Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre, No.2 from 3 Preludes on Welsh hymn tunes for organ
Thomas Tallis: Third mode melody
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Neil Hannon: To Our Fathers In Distress (World premiere)
Radio 3 is broadcasting live from a pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre all day every day for the last two weeks of March. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.