BBC Philharmonic - Payne, Walton, Roussel, Bizet
Live from Bridgewater Hall, BBC Philharmonic under Yan Pascal Tortelier. Anthony Payne: Visions and Journeys. Walton: Cello Concerto. Roussel: Suite in F. Bizet: Suite (Carmen).
Yan Pascal Tortelier and the BBC Philharmonic in music by Bizet, Roussel and Anthony Payne. They are joined by Leonard Elschenbroich for Walton's Cello Concerto.
Live from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Presented by Tom Redmond
Anthony Payne: Visions and Journeys
Walton: Cello Concerto
8.25 Music Interval
Roussel: Suite in F
Bizet: Carmen Suite
Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)
Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)
Yan Pascal Tortelier opens the programme with Anthony Payne's 'Visions and Journeys', a piece inspired by the ocean swell around the Isles of Scilly and also by the fascinating journeys he undertook to get to the islands for holidays. Written on the island of Ischia, Walton's Cello Concerto, for which Leonard Elschenbroich joins the orchestra, is full of warmth and colour. Roussel's quirky and humorous Suite in F commissioned by Serge Koussevitsky, has has an immediate appeal and the concert ends with a suite from Bizet's opera Carmen.