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International Women's Day

Katie Derham introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales performing music by contemporary female Welsh composers. Plus works by Elizabeth Lutyens and Germaine Tailleferre.

International Women's Day: Katie Derham presents a concert of music by contemporary Welsh female composers performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Prichard Jones Hall in Bangor last week. Pascal and Ami Roge join the BBC National Orchestra of Wales for Tailleferre's rarely heard Concerto for 2 pianos, chorus, saxophones and orchestra, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra perform Lutyens' Music for orchestra 4.

2pm
Hilary Tann: The open field
Mared Emlyn: Porthor
Sarah Lianne Lewis: Is there no seeker of dreams that were?
Lynne Plowman: Catching Shadows
c.3pm
Rhian Samuel: Clytemnestra
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

c.3.30pm
Germaine Tailleferre: Concerto for 2 pianos, chorus, saxophones and orchestra
Pascal Rogé, Ami Rogé (piano)
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jessica Cottis (conductor)

Elizabeth Lutyens: Music for orchestra 4, Op.152
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Jac van Steen (conductor)

c.4.0pm
Germaine Tailleferre: Le marchand d'oiseaux
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Perry So (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hilary Tann

    The Open field for orchestra (In memoriam Tiananmen Square)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.

    Recorded 4 March 2016 at Bangor Music Festival

  • Mared Emlyn

    Porthor (Whistling sands) for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.

    Recorded 4 March 2016 at Bangor Music Festival

  • Sarah Lianne Lewis

    Is there no seeker of dreams that were? for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.

    Recorded 4 March 2016 at Bangor Music Festival

  • Lynne Plowman

    Catching shadows for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.

    Recorded 4 March 2016 at Bangor Music Festival

  • Rhian Samuel

    Clytemnestra

    Singer: Ruby Hughes. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.

    Recorded 4 March 2016 at Bangor Music Festival

  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Concerto for 2 pianos, chorus, saxophones and orchestra

    Performer: Pascal Rogé. Performer: Ami Roge. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Ensemble: Lunar Saxophone Quartet. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.

    Recorded 8 March 2015 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Elisabeth Lutyens

    Music for orchestra 4 Op.152

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jac van Steen.

    Recorded 14 December 2015 at City Halls, Glasgow

  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Psalm No. 6

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Le Marchand d'oiseaux - ballet

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

    Recorded February 2016 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

  • Clara Schumann

    Ich stand in dunklen Traumen, Op.13, no.1

    Singer: Benjamin Appl. Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists recording..
  • Clara Schumann

    Am Strande

    Singer: Benjamin Appl. Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.

    Recorded 2 March 2016 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1

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