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BBC Philharmonic - Gade, Norgard, Nielsen, Maxwell Davies, Sibelius

The BBC Philharmonic in concert. Gade: Hamlet Overture. Norgard: Between. Nielsen: An Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Isles. Maxwell Davies: Ebb of Winter. Sibelius: The Oceanides.

The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Michael Francis in music from the north of Europe.

Live from MediaCityUK, Salford
Presented by Andrew McGregor

Gade: Hamlet Overture
Per Norgard: Between

8.20 Interval
Christopher Cook explores the fascinating world of the Icelandic saga, with guests Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough and Elizabeth Ashman Rowe.

8.40
Nielsen: An Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Isles
Peter Maxwell Davies: Ebb of Winter
Sibelius: The Oceanides

Jakob Kullberg (cello)
BBC Philharmonic
Michael Francis (conductor)

Music inspired by the natural elements forms the second half the programme; a sea crossing to the Faroe Islands is painted by Nielsen, the nymphs in Greek mythology who inhabit the Mediterranean Sea appear in Sibelius's Oceanides, and the dynamic weather of Peter Maxwell Davies's Orkney home inspires his chilly Ebb of Winter. In an all Danish first half, Jakob Kullberg joins the orchestra for Between, Per Norgard's cello concerto and the programme opens with Gade's dark Hamlet Overture.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Hamlet Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Michael Francis.
  • Per Norgard

    Between

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Michael Francis.
  • Nielsen

    An Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Isles

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Micael Francis.
  • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

    Ebb of Winter

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Orchestra: Michael Francis. Orchestra: Jakob Kullberg.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Oceanides

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Michael Francis.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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