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Proms 2013: Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony Conducted by Sakari Oramo

Jonathan Swain presents a performance from the 2013 BBC Proms of Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony. Sakari Oramo conducts soloists with the BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra.

Jonathan Swain presents a performance from the 2013 BBC Proms of Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony. Sakari Oramo conducts soloists Sally Matthews and Roderick Williams with the BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra.

12:31 AM
Anderson, Julian [b.1967]
Harmony, for chorus and orchestra
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

12:37 AM
Britten, Benjamin [1913-1975]
4 Sea Interludes (Op.33a)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

12:55 AM
Vaughan Williams, Ralph [1872-1958]
A Sea Symphony (Symphony No.1)
Sally Matthews (soprano), Roderick Williams (baritone), BBC Proms Youth Choir, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

2:04 AM
Bridge, Frank (1879-1941)
The Sea - suite for orchestra
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

2:26 AM
Stanford, Charles Villiers (1852-1924)
The Haven - from 8 Partsongs (Op.127 No.4)
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

2:31 AM
Lindblad, Adolf Fredik (1801-1878)
String Quartet No.6 in E flat major
Örebro String Quartet: Pei Pei Zhu (violin), Hans Elvkull (violin), Linn Löwengren Elvkull (viola), Mats Levin (cello)

2:57 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Symphony No.94 in G major, 'Surprise'
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Philippe Entremont (conductor)

3:20 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Partita No.1 in B flat major BWV.825 for keyboard
Zhang Zuo (piano)

3:33 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Rondo concertante for violin and orchestra (K.269) in B flat major
James Ehnes (violin/director), Mozart Anniversary Orchestra

3:41 AM
Bartok, Bela [1881-1945]
Four Old Hungarian Folk Songs (Reg megmondtam bus garlice (Long ago I told you); Jaj Istenem, kire varok (O God, why am I waiting?); Angyomasszony kertje (In my sister-in-law's garden); Bereslegeny (Farmboy, load the cart well)
Male Choir of the Hungarian Army, Béla Podor (conductor)

3:46 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Variations in D on a Theme of Moore for 4 hands
Dina Yoffe and Daniel Vaiman (piano)

3:54 AM
Haydn, Joseph [1732-1809]
Die Schöpfung (The Creation) (H.21.2) Part 3 - Nos. 29 & 30
Isa Katharina Gericke (soprano): Eve; Jochen Kupfer (baritone): Adam;
Oslo Chamber Choir, Norwegian Radio Orchestra; Christopher Bell (conductor)

4:07 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Lascia la spina, from Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno
Julia Lezhneva (soprano), Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Giovanni Antonini (conductor)

4:15 AM
Murcia, Santiago de [1682-1740]
2 pieces from "Codex de Saldívar" (c.1732) (Zarambeque; Cumbées)
Xavier Diaz-Latorre (performing on the Guitarra dels Lleons - The Lion Guitar c.1700)

4:24 AM
Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990)
Overture - Candide
BBC Philharmonic, Rumon Gamba (conductor)

4:31 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (17-56-1791)
Don Giovanni (K. 527) - overture
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling (conductor)

4:37 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Concerto in the Italian style for keyboard (BWV.971) in F major
Christian Ihle Hadland (piano)

4:50 AM
Gesualdo, Carlo (c1561-1613)
Ave dulcissima Maria for 5 voices
Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

4:57 AM
Converse, Frederick [1871-1940]
Song of the Sea: tone poem after Whitman
BBC Concert Orchestra, Keith Lockhart (conductor)

5:11 AM
Rachmaninov, Sergey (1873-1945)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra (Op.43)
Stephen Hough (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

5:36 AM
Paganini, Niccolò (1782-1840)
Polacca con variazioni
Viktor Pikajzen (violin), Evgenia Sejdelj (piano)

5:41 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
String Quartet No.2 in F major (1837-40)
Camerata Quartet: Wlodzimierz Prominski, Andrzej Kordykiewicz (violins), Piotr Reichert (viola), Roman Hoffman (cello)

5:59 AM
Schutz, Heinrich [1585-1672]
Magnificat anima mea Dominum, SWV.468
Kölner Kammerchor, Collegium Cartusianum, Peter Neumann (conductor)

6:10 AM
Haydn, Joseph [1732-1809]
Keyboard Sonata No.52 in E Flat Hob.XVI/52
Rudolf Buchbinder (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Julian Anderson

    Harmony, for Chorus and orchestra

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes from Peter Grimes, Op.33a

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • GBBBC.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A Sea symphony for soloists, chorus and orchestra (Symphony no.1)

    Author: Walt Whitman. Singer: Sally Matthews. Singer: Roderick Williams. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Choir: BBC Proms Youth Choir. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Sea - suite for orchestra

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • GBBBC.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    The Haven - from 8 Partsongs (Op.127 No.4)

    Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Adolf Fredrik Lindblad

    String Quartet No.6 in E flat major

    Ensemble: orebro String Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.94 in G major, "Surprise"

    Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Philippe Entremont.
    • NONRK.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 1 in B flat major, BWV 825

    Performer: Zhang Zuo.
    • GBBBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo concertante in B flat major, K269

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Mozart Anniversary Orchestra.
    • CACBC.
  • Béla Bartók

    Four Old Hungarian Folk Songs

    Performer: Male Choir of the Hungarian Army. Choir: Male Choir of the Hungarian Army. Conductor: Bela Podor.
    • HUMR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Variations in D on a Theme of Moore for 4 hands

    Performer: Dina Joffe. Performer: Daniel Vaiman.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Die Schopfung [The Creation] (H.21.2) Part 3 - Nos. 29 & 30

    Librettist: Baron von Swieten. Singer: Isa Katharina Gericke. Singer: Jochen Kupfer. Choir: Oslo kammerkor. Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Christopher Bell.
    • NONRK.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Lascia la spina, from Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno

    Singer: Julia Lezhneva. Orchestra: Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • PLPR.
  • Santiago de Murcia

    2 pieces from 'Codex de Saldívar' [c.1732]

    Performer: Xavier Díaz-Latorre.
    • ESCAT.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Overture - from Candide

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • GBBBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni (K. 527) - overture

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Sanderling.
    • NLNPO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in the Italian style (BWV.971)

    Performer: Christian Ihle Hadland.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Ave dulcissima Maria

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DEWDR.
  • Frederick Converse

    Song of the Sea: tone poem after Whitman

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra (Op.43)

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Polacca con variazioni

    Performer: Viktor Pikaizen. Performer: Evgenia Sejdelj.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    String Quartet No.2 in F major (1837-1840)

    Ensemble: Camerata Quartet.
    • PLPR.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Magnificat anima mea Dominum, SWV468

    Choir: Cologne Chamber Chorus. Ensemble: Collegium Cartusianum. Conductor: Peter Neumann.
    • PLPR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Sonata No.52 in E Flat, Hob XVI/52

    Performer: Rudolf Buchbinder.
    • PLPR.

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