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Katie Derham presents music from the BBC NOW. Weber: Oberon Overture. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 4. Brahms: Symphony No 4. Plus Elgar, Dickinson, Hoddinott and Butterworth.

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Today's selection includes a recent concert of Brahms's Fourth Symphony and Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto from Cheltenham Town Hall. The chorus features in works by Welsh composers, plus a recording of a new orchestration of Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad, a poignant setting of A.E. Housman from a composer who would be killed in the Great War.

2pm:
Weber: Oberon: overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op.58
Llyr Williams (piano)

2.45pm:
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op.98
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jac van Steen (conductor)

3.25pm:
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 6 in G minor, compl. Anthony Payne
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

Peter Dickinson: Violin Concerto
Chloe Hanslip (violin)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Clark Rundell (conductor)

4.00pm:
Hoddinott: Sing a New Song

Paul Mealor: In Flanders Fields
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Adrian Partington (director)

4.15pm:
Butterworth: 6 Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad', arr. for voice and orchestra
James Rutherford (baritone)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Kriss Russman (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 22 Feb 2016 14:00

Music Played

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Overture from Oberon - opera in 3 acts J.306

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.

    Recorded 15 October 2015 at Cheltenham Town Hall

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano concerto no. 4 in G major Op.58

    Performer: Llŷr Williams. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.

    Recorded 15 October 2015 at Cheltenham Town Hall

  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.

    Recorded 15 October 2015 at Cheltenham Town Hall

  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and circumstance march no. 6 in G minor, compl. Anthony Payne

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Elgar: Symphony no.3 etc..
    • Chandos.
    • CHSA5057.
    • 6.
  • Peter Dickinson

    Violin concerto

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Clark Rundell.

    Recorded 07 September 2015 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Alun Hoddinott

    Sing a new song for chorus and organ

    Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Performer: Jonathan Howe. Conductor: Adrian Partington.

    Recorded 15 November 2015 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Paul Mealor

    In Flanders fields

    Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Performer: Christopher Williams. Performer: Martin Rogers. Conductor: Adrian Partington.

    Recorded 15 November 2015 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • George Butterworth

    6 songs from 'A Shropshire Lad'

    Singer: James Rutherford. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Krišs Russman.

    Recorded 21 January 2015 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Performer BBC National Chorus of Wales

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