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Katie Derham introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the BBC Concert Orchestra in concert performances and recordings.

Katie Derham introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the BBC Concert Orchestra in concert performances and recordings. Today features a concert given by the BBC Concert Orchestra in the Queen Elizabeth Hall last month, for which they were joined by folk group A Hawk and a Hacksaw to celebrate the folk cultures of Eastern Europe in music by Ligeti and Bartok. Plus music from a concert given by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in St David's Hall, Cardiff last month featuring Tavener's Requiem with soloists Elin Manahan Thomas and Nicholas Mulroy.

Presented by Katie Derham

2pm
Bantock: The Frogs - overture Op.102 vers. for orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.2.05pm
Ligeti: Romanian Concerto for orchestra
Bartok Three Village Scenes
c.2.55pm
Bartok: Music for strings, percussion and celeste
BBC Concert Orchestra
André de Ridder (conductor)

Sullivan: Macbeth - incidental music
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.3.50pm
Tavener: Requiem
Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano)
Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
David Atherton (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Jun 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Arthur Sullivan

    Macbeth - incidental music

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Granville Bantock

    The Frogs - overture Op.102 vers. for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Béla Bartók

    Bartok Village Scenes + two folksongs

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Choir: Synergy Vocals. Conductor: André de Ridder. Ensemble: A Hawk and a Hacksaw.
  • Béla Bartók

    Bartok Music for strings, percussion and celeste

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: André de Ridder.
  • György Ligeti

    Ligeti Concert Romanesc

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: André de Ridder.
  • Trad

    Trad A Hawk and a Hacksaw, arr James Redwood

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: André de Ridder.
  • Trad

    Two Folk Songs - A Hawk and a Hacksaw

    Ensemble: A Hawk and a Hacksaw.
  • Trad

    A Hawk and a Hacksaw encore

    Ensemble: A Hawk and a Hacksaw.
  • John Tavener

    Requiem

    Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: David Atherton.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

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