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Music from the BBC NOW. Mathias: A Dance Overture. Elgar: Sea Pictures. Stanford: Irish Rhapsody No 1. Mendelssohn: Symphony No 3. Saint-Saens: Le carnaval des animaux.

Verity Sharp presents a week featuring performances by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, including a concert live from Cardiff of Baltic music conducted by Anu Tali on Tuesday. Today we hear a recent concert recorded in Aberystwyth of music by Mathias, Elgar, Stanford and Mendelssohn plus the perennially popular Carnival of the Animals and Bartok's Concerto for viola, unfinished at his death, which was completed and an arrangement made for cello by his close friend Tibor Serly.

Mathias
A Dance overture (Dawns agored) Op.16
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico, conductor

c.2.05pm
Elgar
Sea pictures Op.37
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico, conductor

c.2.30pm
Stanford
Irish rhapsody no. 1 in D minor Op.78
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico, conductor

c.2.45pm
Mendelssohn
Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico, conductor

c.3.25pm
Saint-Saëns
Le Carnaval des animaux
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

c.3.50pm
Bartok
Cello Concerto, arranged and completed Serly from "Viola Concerto"
Raphael Wallfisch, cello
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Gabor Takacs-Nagy, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 9 Feb 2015 14:00

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Music Played

  • William Mathias

    Dance Overture Op.16

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea Pictures Op.37

    Singer: Jennifer Johnston. Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Irish Rhapsody no.1 in E minor Op.78

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no.3 in A Minor Op.56 (Scottish)

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Camille (1835 - 1921) Saint-Saens

    Carnival of the Animals

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Béla Bartók

    Viola Concerto (for cello)

    Performer: Raphael Wallfisch. Conductor: Gábor Takács‐Nagy. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

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