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Proms 2014: Ilan Volkov conducting the Iceland Symphony Orchestra

John Shea introduces a performance given by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra at the 2014 Proms, including music by Icelandic composers Jon Leifs and Haukur Tomasson.

John Shea introduces a performance by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra from the 2014 BBC Proms, including music by Icelandic composers Jón Leifs and Haukur Tómasson.

12:31 AM
Tómasson, Haukur (b.1960)
Magma for orchestra
Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (Conductor)

12:45 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Concerto in A minor Op.54 for piano and orchestra
Jonathan Biss (Piano), Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (Conductor)

1:15 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Der Dichter spricht - no.13 from Kinderszenen Op.15 for piano
Jonathan Biss (Piano)

1:19 AM
Leifs, Jón ((1899-1968))
Geysir - prelude Op.51 for orchestra
Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (Conductor)

1:28 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67
Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (Conductor)

2:00 AM
Leifs, Jón ((1899-1968))
Consolation - Intermezzo Op.66 for strings
Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (Conductor)

2:06 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Quintet in E flat major K.452 for piano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn
Albrecht Meyer (Oboe), Kari Kriikku (Clarinet), Per Hannisdahl (Bassoon), Jonathan Williams (Horn), Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)

2:31 AM
Saint-Saens, Camille (1835-1921)
Concerto for piano and orchestra no.5 in F major Op.103, "Egyptian"
Pascal Roge (Piano), UNAM Philharmonic Orchestra, Ronald Zollman (Conductor)

2:59 AM
Ibert, Jacques (1890-1962)
Tunis-Nefra - from Escales (orig. for orchestra)
Roger Cole (Oboe), Linda Lee Thomas (Piano)

3:02 AM
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Overture to L'Italiana in Algeri (Italian Girl in Algiers)
Capella Coloniensis, Gabriele Ferro (Conductor)

3:10 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Iberia: Images for Orchestra, No. 2 (1909)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Jun Markl (Conductor)

3:33 AM
Cesti, Pietro Antonio (1623-1669)
Alidoro's aria: 'Qual profondo letargo' - from Orontea Act 2 Scene 18
Rene Jacobs (Countertenor & director), Concerto Vocale

3:41 AM
Maurice, Paule (1910-67)
Tableaux de Provence - 5 pieces for saxophone and orchestra
Julia Nolan (Saxophone), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (Conductor)

3:56 AM
Valente, Antonio (1520-1581)
Gallarda Napolitana
Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (Director)

3:59 AM
Evanghelatos, Antiochus (1903-1981)
Coasts and Mountains of Attica
National Symphony Orchestra of Greek Radio, Andreas Pylarinos (Conductor)

4:12 AM
Anonymous
3 Sephardic Romances
Montserrat Figueras (Soprano), Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (Director)

4:21 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Rondo alla Turca, from Sonata in A major K.331 for piano
Zbigniew Raubo (Piano)

4:25 AM
Strauss (ii), Johann (1825-1899)
Egyptischer March Op.335
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Roman Zeilinger (Conductor)

4:31 AM
Auber, Daniel-Francois-Esprit (1782-1871)
Bolero - Ballet music no.2 from La Muette de Portici (Masaniello)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Ondrej Lenard (Conductor)

4:38 AM
Kerle, Jacobus de (1531/2-1591)
Agnus Dei from Missa ut-re-me-fa-sol-la for 7 voices
Huelgas Ensemble, Paul van Nevel (Director)

4:43 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich (1840-1893)
Voyevoda - Symphonic Ballad (Op.78)
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tamas Vasary (Conductor)

4:55 AM
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (1829-1869)
Ricordati (Op.26 No.1) (c.1856)
Michael Lewin (Piano)

4:59 AM
Bruhns, Nicolaus (1665-1697)
Cantata: "O werter heil'ger Geist"
Greta de Reyghere (Soprano), James Bowman (Countertenor), Guy de Mey (Tenor), Max van Egmond (Bass), Ricercar Consort

5:13 AM
Horneman, Christian Frederik Emil (1840-1906)
Overture from Aladdin
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schonwandt (Conductor)

5:25 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Concerto fragment for horn and orchestra in E flat (K.370b and K.371)
James Sommerville (Horn), Mario Bernardi (Conductor), CBC Vancouver Orchestra

5:37 AM
Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)
Adele (song)
Petteri Salomaa (Baritone), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)

5:41 AM
Lipatti, Dinu (1917-1950)
Aubade for wind quartet
Nicolae Maxim (Flute), Radu Chisu (Oboe), Valeriu Barbuceanu (Clarinet), Mihai Tanasila (Bassoon)

6:02 AM
Couperin, François (1668-1733)
Les Barricades mysterieuses
Jan Michiels (Piano)

6:04 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Symphony no. 43 in E flat major H.1.43 (Mercury)
Orchestra Libera Classica, Hidemi Suzuki (Conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Haukur Tómasson

    Magma

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Concerto in A minor Op.54

    Performer: Jonathan Biss. Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Robert Schumann

    Der Dichter spricht from Kinderszenen Op.15

    Performer: Jonathan Biss.
  • Jón Leifs

    Geysir - prelude Op.51

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Jón Leifs

    Consolation - Intermezzo Op.66 for strings

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet in E flat major K.452 for piano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Performer: Kari Kriikku. Performer: Per Hannisdahl. Performer: Jonathan Williams.
    • NONRK.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto for piano and orchestra no.5 in F major Op.103, "Egyptian"

    Performer: Pascal Rogé. Orchestra: UNAM Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Zollman.
    • MXUNAM.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Tunis-Nefra - from Escales (orig. for orchestra)

    Performer: Roger Cole. Performer: Linda Lee Thomas.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    L'Italiana in Algeri (Overture)

    Orchestra: Capella Coloniensis. Conductor: Gabriele Ferro.
    • DEWDR.
  • Claude Debussy

    Iberia: Images for Orchestra, No. 2 (1909)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • NONRK.
  • Antonio Cesti

    Alidoro's aria: 'Qual profondo letargo' - from Orontea Act 2 Scene 18

    Singer: René Jacobs. Ensemble: Concerto Vocale. Director: René Jacobs.
    • DEWDR.
  • Paule Maurice

    Tableaux de Provence - 5 pieces for saxophone and orchestra

    Performer: Julia Nolan. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Antonio Valente

    Gallarda Napolitana

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
  • Antiochus Evanghelatos

    Coasts and Mountains of Attica

    Orchestra: National Symphony Orchestra of Greek Radio. Conductor: Andreas Pylarinos.
    • GRERT.
  • Anonymous

    3 Sephardische Romanzen

    Singer: Montserrat Figueras. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo alla Turca, from Sonata in A major K.331 for piano

    Performer: Zbigniew Raubo.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Egyptischer March Op 335

    Ensemble: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Roman Zeilinger.
    • DKDR.
  • Daniel François Esprit Auber

    Bolero - Ballet music No 2 from La Muette de Portici (Masaniello)

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd.
    • SKSR.
  • Jacobus de Kerle

    Agnus Dei from Missa ut-re-me-fa-sol-la for 7 voices

    Ensemble: Huelgas Ensemble. Director: Paul Van Nevel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Voyevoda - Symphonic Ballad Op 78

    Orchestra: Budapest Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Tamás Vásáry.
    • HUMR.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Ricordati (Op 26 no 1)

    Performer: Michael Lewin.
    • USWGBH.
  • Nicolaus Bruhns

    Cantata: "O werter heil'ger Geist"

    Singer: Greta de Reyghere. Singer: James Bowman. Singer: Guy de Mey. Singer: Max van Egmond. Ensemble: Ricercar Consort.
    • BERTBF.
  • Christian Frederik Emil Horneman

    Overture (Aladdin)

    Ensemble: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • DKDR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto fragment for horn and orchestra in E flat (K.370b and K.371)

    Performer: James Sommerville. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Adele (song)

    Performer: Ilmo Ranta. Author: Pushkin, Alexander. Singer: Petteri Salomaa.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Aubade for wind quartet

    Performer: Nicolae Maxim. Performer: Radu Chisu. Performer: Valeriu Barbuceanu. Performer: Mihai Tanasila.
    • ROROR.
  • François Couperin

    Les Baricades misterieuses [from Pieces de clavecin –ordre no.6]

    Performer: Jan Michiels. Music Arranger: Béla Bartók.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 43 in E flat major, Hob.1.43, 'Mercury'

    Orchestra: Orchestra Libera Classica. Conductor: Hideimi Suzuki.
    • PLPR.

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