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The BBC Symphony Orchestra perform Elgar, Britten and Vaughan Williams

Penny Gore presents English music. Including Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1, plus music by Britten, Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Warlock, Bridge, Weir and Dyson.

This week celebrates English music performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra and BBC Singers. In a month of 70th birthday celebrations for Sir Andrew Davis, today's programme incudes a concert he gave with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Toyota last year, featuring Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, and Vaughan Williams' London Symphony. Plus Finzi and Warlock from the Ulster Orchestra, Bridge from the BBC Singers, and Dyson from the BBC Symphony Chorus.

Presented by Penny Gore

2pm
Elgar
Pomp and Circumstance March no.1

Britten
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Vaughan Williams
A London Symphony

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis (conductor)

c.3.15pm
Finzi
Dies Natalis
Mary Nelson (soprano)
Ulster Orchestra
Timothy Henty (conductor)

Warlock
Capriol Suite
Ulster Orchestra
Timothy Henty (conductor)

Bridge
Autumn; Golden slumbers
BBC Singers
Bob Chilcott (conductor)

c.3.55pm
Judith Weir
The Welcome Arrival of Rain
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Dyson
Three Songs of Praise
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Richard Hickox (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 25 Apr 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March no.1

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Davis.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A London symphony (Symphony no.2)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Dies Natalis

    Singer: Mary Nelson. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Henty.
  • Peter Warlock

    Capriol Suite

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Henty.
  • Frank Bridge

    Autumn

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Frank Bridge

    Golden Slumbers

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Judith Weir

    The Welcome Arrival of Rain for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Sir George Dyson

    3 Songs of praise for chorus and orchestra

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Chorus
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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