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National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain - Stravinsky, Michael Daugherty

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain under Kristjan Jarvi. Stravinsky: Feu d'artifice. Michael Daugherty: Fire and Blood (Chad Hoopes: violin). Stravinsky: The Firebird.

Photograph: (c) Jason Alden

From the Royal Festival Hall
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain plays Stravinsky's Firebird

Stravinsky: Fireworks (Feu d'artifice)
Michael Daugherty: Fire and Blood for violin & orchestra

8.00: Interval: BBC Young Musician 2016

Clemency Burton-Hill introduces the first of the finalists in this year's woodwind category.
Flautist Lucy Driver plays music by Godard and Dutilleux.

Stravinsky: The Firebird, complete ballet (1910)

Chad Hoopes, violin
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Kristjan Järvi, conductor

The NYO is joined by virtuosic young violinist Chad Hoopes for Fire and Blood - a concerto by Michael Daugherty, one of America's most significant living composers. Its highly charged music describes the fiery furnaces of 1930s America's car assembly lines, with colourful orchestration and pulsing rhythms.
In contrast, Stravinsky's masterpiece The Firebird is a romantic fairy-tale ballet based on the Russian legend, weaving human and supernatural worlds and brilliantly showcasing every instrument in the orchestra.

Followed by: Menuhin 100 - classic recordings from Yehudi Menuhin's discography.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Stravinsky - Fireworks

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi.
  • Michael Daugherty

    Michael Daugherty - Fire and Blood for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Chad Hoopes. Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Telemann - Fantasy no. 9 for violin

    Performer: Chad Hoopes.
  • Benjamin Godard

    Suite de Trois Morceaux

    Performer: Lucy Driver.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Sonatine

    Performer: Lucy Driver.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Stravinsky - The Firebird (complete ballet)

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Snow Maidens from The Snow Maiden

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi.
  • Andrzej Panufnik

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Menuhin Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Andrzej Panufnik.
    • Warner.
  • Trevor Pinnock

    The King's Hunt

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