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With Katie Derham. MacMillan: Woman of the Apocalypse. Bingham: The Angel of Mons. Grace Williams: Four Illustrations from the Legend of Rhiannon. Vaughan Williams: Three Nocturnes.

Katie Derham presents a week of Afternoon on 3 featuring female composers in the run up to International Women's Day tomorrow. Today's programme includes music by Judith Bingham, Grace Williams and Lili Boulanger, featuring conductors Marin Alsop and Jessica Cottis. Plus the world premiere performance of Three Nocturnes by Vaughan Williams, and Nielsen's Symphony no.4.

2pm
James MacMillan: Woman of the Apocalypse UK Premiere
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop (conductor)

Judith Bingham: The Angel of Mons
Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop (conductor)

c.2.50pm
Grace Williams: Four Illustrations for the Legend of Rhiannon
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Perry So (conductor)

Lili Boulanger: D'un matin de printemps
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jessica Cottis (conductor)

c.3.35pm
Vaughan Williams arr. Anthony Payne: Three Nocturnes
Roderick Williams (baritone)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

c.3.55pm
Nielsen: Symphony No. 4
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 7 Mar 2016 14:00

Music Played

  • Sir James MacMillan

    Woman of the Apocalypse

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.

    Recorded 04 December 2015 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Judith Bingham

    The Angel of Mons - Oboe concerto

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.

    Recorded 04 December 2015 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Grace Williams

    Four illustrations for the legend of Rhiannon for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Perry So.

    Recorded February 2016 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de printemps

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.

    Recorded 08 March 2016 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Joanna Marsh

    Seeds in Flight from Arabesques for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    3 Nocturnes (Whitman) orch. Anthony Payne

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

    Recorded October 2015 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1

  • Judith Bingham

    The Darkness is no darkness for chorus

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Stephen Jackson.
    • Bingham: Choral Music.
    • Naxos.
    • 8570346.
    • 2.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony no. 4 Op.29 (The Inextinguishable)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 18 February 2015 at the Barbican Hall, London

  • Louise Farrenc

    Andrea la folle - ballade for voice and piano

    Singer: Ruby Hughes. Performer: Anna Tilbrook.

    Recorded 01 March 2015 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 2

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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