BBC CO: Cheltenham Festival 2015
The BBC Concert Orchestra in a concert from the Cheltenham Festival. With some of the BBC's Ten Pieces, by Adams, Britten and Stravinsky, plus Copland, Gershwin and Whitacre.
The BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Ben Gernon play some of the BBC's Ten Pieces live in concert at the Cheltenham Festival. They are joined by BBC Young Musician of the Year, pianist Martin James Bartlett, in Gershwin's jazz-inspired Rhapsody in Blue. And Eric Whitacre makes a guest appearance to conduct his own 'Water Night'.
John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Eric Whitacre: Water Night*
Stravinsky; Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird (1919)
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Martin James Bartlett, piano
BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductors: Ben Gernon, Eric Whitacre*
Followed by highlights from the Park Lane Group's memorial concert for John McCabe, given earlier this month.