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London Handel Orchestra - Handel and his Contemporaries

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, Ian Skelly presents a concert in which the London Handel Orchestra performs music by Handel and his contemporaries.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London
Presented by Ian Skelly
The London Handel Orchestra plays music by Handel and his contemporaries.

Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6 No. 9
Purcell; The Married Beau - Suite
Quantz: Flute Concerto No. 5 in B minor

8.15: Interval: BBC Young Musician 2016
Clemency Burton-Hill introduces the second of the category finalists in this year's keyboard competition.
Pianist Tomoka Kan plays music by Chopin, Liszt and Michael Zev Gordon.

8.35
Wassenaer: Concerto Armonico No. 5 in F minor
Leclair: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 7 No. 1
Handel: Concerto Grosso in A major, Op. 6 No. 11

Rachel Brown, flute
London Handel Orchestra
Adrian Butterfield, director

To celebrate 35 years devoted to the performance of Handel's music, the London Handel Orchestra - led by its director Adrian Butterfield - crowns its programme with the composer's glorious Concerto Grosso in A Op. 6 No. 11.

The programme also features a selection of pieces by several illustrious European composers with whom Handel was closely associated.

c.9.15 IT'S ALL ABOUT PIANO!

Just before Easter the French Institute in London held its fourth annual festival entitled It's All About Piano! As well as established pianists from around the world the festival aims to give a platform to the pianists of tomorrow and over the next three evenings at around this time there's a chance to hear highlights from a concert called Young Hands which brought together four students of the piano from the Paris Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

This evening we will hear music played by the 21-year-old Joseph Havlat from the Royal Academy of Music who played Poulenc's Promenades, Stravinsky's Tango and Piano Rag and Ligeti's Etudes nos. 4,5 and 8 in the concert.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Rachel Brown (flute)

    Flute Concerto No.5 in B minor

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B major, op. 62 no. 1

    Performer: Tomoka Kan.
  • Franz Liszt

    Transcendental Etude no. 5, 'Feux follets'

    Performer: Tomoka Kan.
  • Michael Zev Gordon

    On Memory, 3rd movt 'a tango there was'

    Performer: Tomoka Kan.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Promenades

    Performer: Joseph Havlat.
  • Gyorgy Ligeti

    Etudes Nos. 4, 5 & 8

    Performer: Joseph Havlat.

c.9.15pm - IT'S ALL ABOUT PIANO! 2016

c.9.15pm - IT'S ALL ABOUT PIANO! 2016
Just before Easter the French Institute in London held its fourth annual festival entitled It’s All About Piano! As well as established pianists from around the world the festival aims to give a platform to the pianists of tomorrow and over the next three evenings at around this time there's a chance to hear highlights from a concert called Young Hands which brought together four students of the piano from the Paris Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

This evening we will hear music played by the twenty one year old Joseph Havlat from the Royal Academy of Music who played Poulenc's Promenades, Stravinsky's Tango and Piano Rag and Ligeti's Etudes nos. 4,5 and 8 in the concert.

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