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Music from the BBC NOW. Copland: Quiet City. Ravel: Piano Concerto (soloist: Peter Donohoe). Mendelssohn: Symphony No 4. Plus the BBC Philharmonic in Bizet: Carmen (selection).

Penny Gore introduces music by Copland, Ravel and Mendelssohn performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales plus, for BBC Music's Ten Pieces, aimed at opening up the world of classical music to children aged 11 and above, a selection from Bizet's Carmen from the BBC Philharmonic

2pm
Ten Pieces
Bizet: Carmen (selection)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c.2.20pm
Copland: Quiet City for cor anglais, trumpet and strings
Philippe Schartz (trumpet)
Sarah-Jayne Porsmoguer (cor anglais)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Ben Gernon (conductor)

c.2.30pm
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Peter Donohoe (piano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

c.2.50pm
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op.90 (Italian)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suites nos. 1 & 2 (selection)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.

    Recorded 12 March 2015 at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

  • Aaron Copland

    Quiet city for cor anglais, trumpet and strings

    Performer: Philippe Schartz. Performer: sarah-jayne porsmoguer. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Ben Gernon.

    Recorded 29 March 2015 at Venue Cymru, Llandudno

  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in G major for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.

    Recorded 24 July 2015 at St David's Cathedral

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 4 in A major Op.90 (Italian)

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

    Recorded 30 November 2014 at Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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