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Ulster Orchestra Live

Live from Belfast, the Ulster Orchestra performs Weber's Oberon Overture, Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and Mahler's Ruckert-Lieder. Plus the BBC SSO in Bruch's Adagio appassionato.

John Toal presents a live concert from the Ulster Orchestra, which features the former Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Ben Johnson singing Mahler's lyrical and intimate settings of the poetry of Friedrich Rückert. Followed by more from this week's featured ensemble, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

2pm:
Weber:Oberon Overture
Ulster Orchestra
Jonathan Darlington (conductor)

2.10pm:
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Ulster Orchestra
Jonathan Darlington (conductor)

2.35pm:
Mahler: Rückert-Lieder
Ben Johnson (tenor)
Ulster Orchestra
Jonathan Darlington (conductor)

3.10pm:
Presented by Katie Derham in London:

Bruch: Adagio appassionato Op.57
Jack Liebeck (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ulster Orchestra live

    • Carl Maria von Weber

      Overture to Oberon - opera in 3 acts J.306

      Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Darlington.
    • Richard Wagner

      Siegfried-Idyll

      Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Darlington.
    • Gustav Mahler

      Ruckert Lieder

      Performer: Ben Johnson. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Darlington.
  • Max Bruch

    Adagio appassionato Op.57 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

    Recorded 10 December 2014 at Glasgow City Halls

  • Paul Hindemith

    Marsch from Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis & other orchestral works.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6-9.

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