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BBC Philharmonic - Peter Maxwell Davies, Copland, Korngold

John Storgards conducts the BBC Philharmonic. Peter Maxwell Davies: A Reel of Seven Fishermen. Copland: Clarinet Concerto (soloist: Julian Bliss). Korngold: Sinfonietta.

From the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Presented by Tom Redmond

Peter Maxwell Davies: A reel of seven fishermen
Copland: Clarinet Concerto

8.20 Music Interval

8.40
Korngold: Sinfonietta

Julian Bliss (clarinet)
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor)

Inspired by the poetry of fellow Orcadian George Mackay Brown and the land and seascapes of Hoy, Peter Maxwell Davies's Reel of seven fishermen reflects too on loss. Julian Bliss joins the orchestra for Copland's Clarinet Concerto, a piece written for Benny Goodman which blends jazz and classical, lyricism and virtuosity. Korngold started work on his Sinfonietta when he was just fourteen years old; youthful exuberance, dazzling orchestral colour and warm melody combine to create an opulent conclusion to the programme.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    A Reel Of Seven Fisherman

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Aaron Copland

    Clarinet Concerto

    Performer: Julian Bliss. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Piano Trio - A Voyage To Fair Isle

    Ensemble: Gould Piano Trio.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Sinfonietta

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Gaspard de la nuit

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • DECCA.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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