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With Penny Gore. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream. Mathias: Concerto for flute and strings. Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll. Mahler: Symphony No 4. Ayres: No 37b (1st mvt).

Penny Gore presents a week of performances by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales including a live concert on Friday from Hoddinott Hall as part of our Southern Hemisphere season and our Thursday Opera Matinee is Rossini's La gazzetta, which satirizes the influence of newspapers on people's lives. Plus, as part of the BBC's Ten Pieces, which aims to open up the world of classical music to children aged 11 and above, we have performances of Gabriel Prokofiev and Georges Bizet on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. Today we open with Mendelssohn's incidental music to A Midsummer night's Dream. Listen out for his Italian Symphony on Wednesday.

2pm
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer night's Dream - incidental music Op.61
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Alexandre Bloch (conductor)

c.2.30pm
Mathias: Concerto for flute and strings
Matthew Featherstone (flute)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Alexandre Bloch (conductor)

c.2.50pm
Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll for small orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Alexandre Bloch (conductor)

c.3.10pm
Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G
Klara Ek (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

c.4.10pm
Richard Ayres: No.37b for orchestra (1st Movement)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Clark Rundell (conductor).

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Mon 5 Oct 2015 14:00

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Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music Op.61

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Alexandre Bloch.

    Recorded 28 September 2014 at Hafren, Newtown

  • William Mathias

    Concerto for flute and strings

    Performer: Matthew Featherstone. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Alexandre Bloch.

    Recorded 28 September 2014 at Hafren, Newtown

  • Richard Wagner

    Siegfried-Idyll

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Alexandre Bloch.

    Recorded 28 September 2014 at Hafren, Newtown

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 4 in G major for soprano and orchestra

    Singer: Klara Ek. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.

    Recorded 24 July 2015 at St David's Cathedral

  • Richard Ayres

    No.37b for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Clark Rundell.

    Recorded 18 March 2015 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Robert Schumann

    Drei Fantasiestucke, Op. 73

    Performer: Mischa Maisky. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Argerich, Kremer, Maisky: The complete duo of recordings.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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