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BBC Concert Orchestra: Twisting the Dial

A concert entitled Twisting the Dial, with the BBC Concert Orchestra in music of the 60s and 70s including themes from James Bond and Thunderbirds, plus Britten and Walton.

Live from the Royal Festival Hall

Twisting the Dial: An eclectic mix of the music of the 60s and 70s with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

What would you hear on the radio, on film or on the television, if you took a twist of the dial?
An eclectic mix of the music of the 60s and 70s with the BBC Concert Orchestra.
Music and themes from James Bond, The Beatles, Thunderbirds, Alfie, The Railway Children and Oliver - and classical from Benjamin Britten, William Walton, Grace Williams and Malcolm Arnold.
This concert is part of Southbank Centre's Changing Britain festival which interrogates 70 years of British history, focusing on society, culture and politics.

Anna-Jane Casey, soprano
Ileana Ruhemann, flute
BBC Concert Orchestra
Grant Llewellyn conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • William Walton

      Granada - prelude for orchestra

      Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Johnny Douglas

      The Railway Children

      Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Malcolm Arnold

      Flute Concerto no. 2 Op.111

      Performer: Ileana Ruhemann. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • John Barry

      You Only Live Twice

      Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • Paul McCartney

      Yesterday

      Composer: John Lennon. Performer: Anna-Jane Casey. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Benjamin Britten

      Suite on English folk tunes Op.90 (A Time there was)

      Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
  • Interval

    • Walter Braunfels

      The Glass Mountain Suite (excerpts)

      Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Johannes Wildner.
      • Walter Braunfels Vol 2.
      • Dutton.
      • CDLX7316.
      • 6.
  • Part 2

    • Barry Gray

      Thunderbirds

      Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • Grace Williams

      Severn Bridge Variations - No.5

      Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Malcolm Williamson

      Our Man in Havana Suite

      Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Burt Bacharach

      Alfie

      Lyricist: Hal David. Performer: Anna-Jane Casey. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Lionel Bart

      As Long as he needs me (from 'Oliver')

      Performer: Anna-Jane Casey. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Eric Rogers

      Music from Carry on Doctor

      Music Arranger: Gavin Sutherland. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
  • Post concert

    • Erno Dohnanyi

      Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song Op. 29

      Performer: Martin Roscoe.
      • Dohn├ínyi: The Complete Solo Piano Music, Vol. 3.
      • Hyperion.
      • CDA68033.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

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