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BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Vaughan Williams: Overture (The Wasps). Elgar: Cello Concerto. Dvorak: Symphony No 8. Plus the BBC Singers in Robin Orr: O Gracious Light.

Verity Sharp presents a recent concert performance by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, recorded at the University of Worcester Arena, and continues the 90th birthday celebrations of the BBC Singers.

2.00pm
Vaughan Williams: The Wasps - Aristophanic suite (Overture)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rory Macdonald (conductor)

c.2.10pm
Elgar: Concerto in E minor Op.85 for cello and orchestra
Jamie Walton (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rory Macdonald (conductor)

c.2.40pm
Robin Orr: O Gracious Light
BBC Singers
Paul Brough (conductor)

c.2.45pm
Dvorak: Symphony No 8 in G major, Op.88
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rory Macdonald (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Robin Orr

    O Gracious Light

    Conductor: Paul Brough. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Wasps Overture

    Conductor: Rory MacDonald. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Edward Elgar

    Elegy for Strings Op. 58

    Conductor: Rory MacDonald. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85

    Conductor: Rory MacDonald. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: Jamie Walton.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 8 in G minor Op. 88

    Conductor: Rory MacDonald. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Performer BBC Singers

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