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BBC NOW in Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn. Napoleao: Piano Concerto No 1. Sibelius: Valse triste; The Cranes (Kuolema). R Simpson: Cello Concerto. Brahms: Symphony No 1.

Katie Derham concludes her focus on the work of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales with two masterworks by Brahms and the last of the three concertos heard this week written for and recently recorded by Raphael Wallfisch. Also today, Artur Pizarro reveals another nineteenth century piano concerto, this time by the Portuguese-Brazilian, Alfredo Napoleão.

Brahms
Variations on on a Theme of Haydn
BBC NOW, Josep Caballé-Domenech (conductor)

c. 2.20pm
Alfredo Napoleão
Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat minor, Op 31
Artur Pizarro (piano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

c. 2.50pm
Sibelius
Valse triste; The Cranes - from incidental music to Kuolema Op.44
BBC NOW, Richard Hickox (conductor)

c. 3.05pm
Robert Simpson
Cello Concerto (1991)
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Wiiliam Boughton (conductor)

c.3.35pm:
Brahms Symphony No. 1 (Op.68) in C minor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Grant Llewellyn (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 Jun 2014 14:00

Music Played

  • Alfredo Napoleao

    Piano Concerto no 1 in E flat minor, op 31

    Performer: Artur Pizarro. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse triste; The Cranes from Incidental music Kuolema Op.44

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Variations on on a Theme of Haydn

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Josep Caballé-Domenech.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 1 (Op.68) in C minor

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Josep Caballé-Domenech.
  • Robert Simpson

    Cello Concerto

    Performer: Raphael Wallfisch. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: William Boughton.

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