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Northern Lights: Ulster Orchestra Live from the Guildhall Londonderry

Live at Guildhall, Londonderry, Ulster Orchestra under Niklas Willen. Gade: Echoes of Ossian. Stenhammar: 2 Sentimental Romances. Nielsen: Helios Overture. Sibelius: Symphony No 7.

The BBC orchestras and the BBC Singers are live all this week beginning with the Ulster Orchestra in a concert as part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season. It includes Sibelius's mighty one-movement 7th Symphony and pieces by Gade and Nielsen.
Ulster Orchestra LIVE from the Guildhall Londonderry
Presented by John Toal

2.00pm
Niels W Gade: Echoes of Ossian op.1
Ulster Orchestra
Niklas Willen (conductor)

2.15pm
Wilhelm Stenhammar: Two Sentimental Romances for violin and small orchestra
Stefan Tarara (violin)
Ulster Orchestra
Niklas Willen (conductor)

2.27pm
Carl Nielsen: Helios Overture
Ulster Orchestra
Niklas Willen (conductor)

2.41pm
Sibelius: Symphony No.7
Ulster Orchestra
Niklas Willen (conductor)

3.07pm
Presented by Penny Gore
Christian Lindberg: The Erratic Dreams of Mr Gronstedt
Emil Jonason (clarinet)
Ulster Orchestra
Christian Lindberg (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ulster Orchestra live

    • Niels Wilhelm Gade

      Echoes from Ossian - overture Op.1

      Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Niklas Willén.
    • Wilhelm Stenhammar

      2 Sentimental romances Op.28 for violin and orchestra

      Performer: Stefan Tarara. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Niklas Willén.
    • Carl Nielsen

      Helios - overture Op.17

      Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Niklas Willén.
    • Jean Sibelius

      Symphony no. 7 in C major Op.105

      Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Niklas Willén.
  • Christian Lindberg

    The Erratic Dreams of Mr Gronstedt

    Performer: Emil Jonason. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Lindberg.

    Recorded 27 March 2015 at Ulster Hall, Belfast

  • Jean Sibelius

    King Christian II - incidental music Op.27 [for the play by Adolf Paul]

    Singer: Håkan Vramsmo. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 06 May 2014 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1

  • Jean Sibelius

    The Oceanides Op.73

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 18 February 2015 at the Barbican Hall, London

  • Raimo Kangro

    Suite Op.1 (Sarabande)

    Performer: Lauri Väinmaa.
    • Lauri Väinmaa: Estonian Piano Music.
    • Finlandia.
    • 450995704.

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