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Rachmaninov's Vespers

Penny Gore presents Rachmaninov's Vespers performed by the BBC Symphony Chorus, followed by a recent recording of Elgar's Symphony No 1 given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Penny Gore presents the Rachmaninov Vespers, one of the greatest works of the Russian Orthodox Church, recently performed by the BBC Symphony Chorus. Then continuing a week of recent recordings made by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Penny Gore presents Elgar's 1st Symphony conducted by Edward Gardner and soprano Anna Prohaska singing Five Shakespeare Sonnets by Rufus Wainwright.

Penny Gore (presenter)

14:00
RACHMANINOV
Vespers
BBC Symphony Chorus
Stephen Jackson (conductor)

15:05
ELGAR
Symphony No.1 in A flat
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

16:00
Rufus WAINWRIGHT
Five Shakespeare Sonnets
Anna Prohaska (soprano)
BBCSO
Jayce Ogren (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers - All-night vigil, Op.37

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus.
  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony no. 1 in A flat major Op.55

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Rufus Wainwright

    5 Shakespeare sonnets

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jayce Ogren.
  • Gustav Holst

    Egdon Heath

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Teldec.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Chorus
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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