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BBC National Orchestra of Wales Live from BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales live from BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff. Rosenberg: Orpheus in Town. Norman: Concert Overture. Lidholm: Kontakion. Alfven: Symphony No 4.

Nicola Heywood Thomas presents a concert performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales live from Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. In his first conducting appearance with the Orchestra, the BBC NOW's Composer-in-Association, B Tommy Andersson introduces an afternoon of romantic music from his native Sweden, culminating in Alfven's Symphony no.4 with soloists Elizabeth Atherton and Robin Tritschler. Then back to the studio, and this week's featured orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony for a performance of Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations with cellist Pieter Wispelwey.

2pm - LIVE from Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff

Rosenberg Orpheus in town - dance suite
Norman Concert overture in E flat major Op.21
Lidholm Kontakion for orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
B Tommy Andersson (conductor)

c.2.50pm
Sibelius En Saga
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Søndergärd (conductor)

c.3.15pm - Live from Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff
Alfven Symphony no. 4 Op.39 (Fran havsbandet)
Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)
Robin Tritschler (tenor)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
B Tommy Andersson (conductor)

c.4pm - presented by Katie Derham
Tchaikovsky Variations on a rococo theme Op.33 for cello and orchestra
Pieter Wispelwey (cello)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Stefan Blunier (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Rosenberg

    Orpheus in town - dance suite

  • Norman

    Concert Overture in E flat major, Op.21

  • Lidholm

    Kontakion for orchestra

  • Sibelius

    En Saga

  • Alfven

    Symphony no.4 (Fran Havsbandet)

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33

    Performer: Pieter Wispelwey. Conductor: Stefan Blunier. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Gerald Finzi

    It was a lover and his lass (Let us garlands bring, Op 18)

    Singer: Christopher Maltman. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Finzi, Gurney, Parry, Stanford: English Orchestral Songs: Maltman, BBCSSO, Brabb.
    • Hyperion.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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