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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Bach, Britten, Mozart

Live from the Lighthouse, Poole, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under Kirill Karabits. Bach: Suite No 3. Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings. Mozart: Symphony No 39.

Live from the Lighthouse, Poole

Presented by Martin Handley

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Kirill Karabits play Bach, Britten and Mozart.

J.S.Bach: Suite No.3
Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings

8.15: Interval: BBC Young Musician 2016
Clemency Burton-Hill introduces the third of the category finalists in this year's keyboard competition.

Pianist Jackie Campbell plays music Ligeti, Debussy, Scriabin and Rachmaninov.

8.35
Mozart: Symphony No.39
Robert Murray, tenor
Nicolas Fleury, horn
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits, conductor

Britten's hauntingly beautiful Serenade sets poems spanning five centuries of English verse, united under a loosely connecting theme of evening, the night-time and sleep. The music is immediately gripping, the tenor's penetrating vocal lines matched in spades by the wonderful horn calls.
Mozart's Symphony No.39 opens with a darkly dramatic introduction in which orchestral texture and harmonic dissonance increase to near breaking point. This gives way to superlatively crafted work of contrasting melodic invention and rhythmic and contrapuntal exploration. Bach's orchestral suite in the French style opens with a majestic overture, a curtain raiser to a series of exquisite dances which include the famous 'Air on the G string' as well as a jubilant gavotte and final festive gigue.

Tenor Robert Murray replaces John Mark Ainsley, who is not well.

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 two 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 three year old Jiarui Li from the Royal Academy of Music who played Chopin's Three Mazurka's Op.59 and El Puerto & Fete-Dieu a Seville from Albeniz's Iberia Book 1 in the concert.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • György Ligeti

    Etude no. 4, 'Fanfares'

    Performer: Jackie Campbell.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude Book 2 no. 12, 'Feux d'artifice'

    Performer: Jackie Campbell.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Preludes op. 11 nos. 10 and 11

    Performer: Jackie Campbell.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etudes-Tableaux op. 39, no. 9 in D major

    Performer: Jackie Campbell.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Mazurkas, Op.59

    Performer: Jiarui Li.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    El Puerto & Fete-Dieu a Seville from Iberia, Book 1

    Performer: Jiarui Li.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Tango and Piano Rag

    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 two 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 three year old Jiarui Li from the Royal Academy of Music who played Chopin's Three Mazurka's Op.59 and El Puerto & Fete-Dieu a Seville from Albeniz's Iberia Book 1 in the concert.

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