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Episode 4

Verity Sharp with music from the BBC SO. Vaughan Williams: Four Last Songs. Nielsen: Symphony No 2. Andriessen: Rosa's horses. Ravel: La valse. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony.

Verity Sharp concludes a week of performances featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes Vaughan Williams' Four Last Songs orchestrated by Anthony Payne and sung by Jennifer Johnston. There's the UK premiere performance of Andriessen's Rosa's horses, recorded at the BBC Symphony Orchestra's Total Immersion weekend, and Strauss's mighty Alpine Symphony recorded at the Barbican last year.

2.00pm
Vaughan Williams: Four Last Songs orch Payne
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Nielsen: Symphony No. 2
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

c.2.45pm
Total Immersion: Louis Andriessen
Andriessen: Rosa's horses (UK Premiere)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Clark Rundell (conductor)

Ravel: La Valse
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

c.3.30pm
Strauss: An Alpine Symphony
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 8 Apr 2016 14:00

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Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    4 Last songs

    Music Arranger: Anthony Payne. Singer: Jennifer Johnston. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

    Recorded 12 October 2015 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1

  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony no. 2 Op.16 (The Four temperaments)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 12 December 2014 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Louis Andriessen

    Rosa's horses - suite

    Music Arranger: Clark Rundell. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Clark Rundell.

    Recorded 13 February 2016 at the Barbican Centre, London

  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse - choreographic poem for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 10 April 2015 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Richard Strauss

    Eine Alpensinfonie Op.64

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 11 December 2015 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Astor Piazzolla

    La muerte del Angel

    Performer: Emanuel Ax. Performer: Pablo Ziegler.

    Los Tangueros - the Tangos of Astor Piazzolla

    • Sony.
    • 62728.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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