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Verity Sharp with music from the BBC SO. Ibert: Bacchanale. Hindemith: Symphonic metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber. Plus works by Orff, Andriessen and Bruch.

Verity Sharp presents a week of music performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes a concert the orchestra gave last month at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall, culminating in Orff's Carmina burana with soloists Sarah Tynan, Marcus Farnsworth and Samuel Boden. Plus a performance from this year's Total Immersion weekend into the works of Louis Andriessen, and Bruch's ever-popular First Violin Concerto with soloist Ray Chen.

2.00pm
Ibert: Bacchanale - scherzo for orchestra [1956]
Hindemith Symphonic metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber

c.2.30pm
Orff: Carmina burana - cantiones profanae for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Sarah Tynan (soprano)
Marcus Farnsworth (baritone)
Samuel Boden (tenor)
Nottingham Harmonic Choir
Southwell Minster choristers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Gergely Madaras (conductor)

Louis Andriessen: Zilver
Guildhall New Music Ensemble
Geoffrey Patterson (conductor)

c.3.55pm
Bruch: Viollin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Op.26
Ray Chen (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 4 Apr 2016 14:00

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Music Played

  • Jacques Ibert

    Bacchanale - scherzo for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gergely Madaras.

    Recorded 12 March 2016 at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

  • Paul Hindemith

    Symphonic metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gergely Madaras.

    Recorded 12 March 2016 at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

  • Carl Orff

    Carmina burana

    Singer: Sarah Tynan. Singer: Marcus Farnsworth. Singer: Samuel Boden. Choir: Nottingham Harmonic Choir. Choir: Southwell Minster Choir. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gergely Madaras.

    Recorded 12 March 2016 at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

  • Louis Andriessen

    Zilver

    Ensemble: Guildhall New Music Ensemble. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.

    Recorded 13 February 2016 at the Barbican Centre, London

  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

    Performer: Ray Chen. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

    Recorded 8 November 2015 at Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A major K.305 for violin and keyboard - 1st movt

    Performer: Ray Chen. Performer: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Mozart - Ray Chen.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 88765447752.
    • 7.

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Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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