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Verity Sharp with music from the BBC NOW. Stanford: Oedipus tyrannus. Sierra: Aquilo; Piano Concerto. Brahms: Violin Concerto. Respighi: Gli uccelli. Dvorak: New World Symphony.

Verity Sharp presents the last of this week's performances from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales with two concertos: Jennifer Pike joins the orchestra to play Brahms's glorious D major concerto and Huw Watkins plays 'Art of War', a piano concerto by London-based American composer Arlene Sierra inspired by Sun Tzu's work of the same name, who was a Chinese military general and philosopher thought to have lived in the late sixth century BC.

Stanford Oedipus tyrannus - incidental music to Sophocles' play Op.29
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.2.10pm
Sierra Aquilo for orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jac van Steen (conductor)

c2.20pm
Brahms Concerto in D major Op.77 for violin and orchestra
Jennifer Pike (violin)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Garry Walker (conductor)

c.3.00pm
Respighi Gli Uccelli [The birds] - suite
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor)

c.3.20pm
Sierra Concerto (Art of war) for piano and orchestra
Huw Watkins
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jac van Steen (conductor)

c.3.40pm
Dvorak Symphony no. 9 (Op.95) in E minor "From the New World"
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Walter Weller, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 13 Feb 2015 14:00

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Music Played

  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Oedipus Tyrannus Op.29

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • sierra

    Aquillo for Orchestra

    Conductor: Jac van Steen. Orchestra: BBC National Chorus of Wales.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto Op.77

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Garry Walker.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Gli Ucelli The Birds

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • sierra

    Art Of War

    Conductor: Jac van Steen. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no.9 Op.95

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Walter Weller.

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