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Proms 2015: Walton's Belshazzar's Feast

Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a performance from the 2015 Proms of Walton's Belshazzar's Feast. Presented by John Shea.

Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a performance from the 2015 BBC Proms of Walton's Belshazzar's Feast. With John Shea.

12:31 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Overture to the opera 'Maskarade'
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

12:36 AM
Carpenter, Gary (b.1951)
Dadaville for orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

12:44 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466
Lars Vogt (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

1:13 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Belshazzar's feast - suite from the incidental music, Op.51
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

1:29 AM
Walton, William (1902-1983)
Belshazzar's feast - oratorio for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra
Christopher Maltman (bass-baritone), BBC Singers, BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

2:05 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Temporal Variations for oboe and piano (1936)
Alexei Ogrintchouk (oboe), Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

2:21 AM
Pallasz, Edward (b.1936)
Epitafium
Polish Radio Choir, Wlodzimierz Siedlik (conductor)

2:31 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor (Op.58)
Charles Richard-Hamelin (piano)

2:56 AM
Dobrzynski, Ignacy Feliks (1807-1867)
String Quartet No.1 in E minor (Op.7) (1829)
Camerata Quartet

3:27 AM
Handel, Georg Friedrich (1685-1759)
Almirena's aria 'Lascia ch'io pianga' from Act 2 Sc.2 of 'Rinaldo' (HWV.7)
Marita Kvarving Sølberg (soprano), Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Kjetil Haugsand (conductor)

3:32 AM
Arban, Jean-Baptiste [1825-1889]
Variations on "Casta diva... Ah! Bello" from Bellini's 'Norma'
Alison Balsom (trumpet), John Reid (piano)

3:39 AM
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Havanaise for violin and orchestra (Op.83)
Moshe Hammer (violin), Winnepeg Symphony Orchestra, Kazuhiro Koizumi (conductor)

3:49 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel [1714-1788]
Rondo in C minor Wq.59'4 for keyboard
Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

3:54 AM
Merula, Tarquino [1594/5-1665]
Ciaccona for 2 Violins and basso continuo (Op.12)
Il Giardino Armonico

3:59 AM
Stanford, Charles Villiers (1852-1924)
O Living Will - motet for unaccompanied chorus
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

4:03 AM
Buxtehude, Dietrich (1637-1707)
Chorales: 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland' (BuxWV.211); 'In dulci jubilo' (BuxWV.197); 'Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist' (BuxWV.208); 'Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott' (BuxWV.184)
Bernard Lagacé (Beckerath organ of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Montréal)

4:13 AM
Quantz, Johann Joachim [1697-1773]
Flute Concerto No.290 in G minor
Alexis Kossenko (flute/director), Les Ambassadeurs

4:31 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Mentre ti lascio, o figlia - aria for bass and orchestra (K.513)
Robert Holl (bass), Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Kenneth Montgomery (conductor)

4:39 AM
Schumann, Clara (1819-1896)
Prelude and Fugue in B flat major (Op.16 No.2)
Angela Cheng (piano)

4:44 AM
Cardon, Jean-Baptiste (1760-1803)
Harp Sonata in E flat major (Op.7 No.4)
Branka Janjanin-Magdalenic (harp)

4:56 AM
Groneman, Albertus (1710-1778)
Concerto in G major for solo flute, two flutes, viola & basso continuo
Jed Wentz (solo flute), Marion Moonen, Cordula Breuer (flutes), Musica ad Rhenum

5:04 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich (1840-1893)
Capriccio Italien (Op.45)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrej Boreyko (conductor)

5:20 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
9 Variations on 'Quant' e piu bello' for piano, from Paisiello's opera 'La molinara' (WoO.69)
Theo Bruins (piano)

5:26 AM
Massenet, Jules (1842-1912)
Rodrigue's Recitative and Aria: 'Ah! tout est bien fini...Ô Souverain, ô juge, ô père' (from the opera 'Le Cid')
Ermanno Mauro (tenor), Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Uri Mayer (conductor)

5:31 AM
Kuula, Toivo (1883-1918)
South Ostrobothnian Suite No.2 (Op.20)
Radion Sinfoniaorkesteri (Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra), Jorma Panula (conductor)

5:55 AM
Larsen, Tore Bjørn (b.1957)
Tre rosetter
Fionian Chamber Choir, Alice Granum (director)

6:09 AM
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907)
Violin Sonata No.2 in G major (Op.13)
Marianne Thorsen (violin), Håvard Gimse (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Overture to the opera 'Maskarade'

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • GBBBC.
  • Gary Carpenter

    Dadaville for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466 (Proms 2015)

    Performer: Lars Vogt. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Belshazzar's feast suite, Op 51

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • GBBBC.
  • William Walton

    Belshazzar's feast - oratorio for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra

    Singer: Christopher Maltman. Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Temporal Variations for oboe and piano (1936)

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • GBBBC.
  • Edward Pallasz

    Epitafium [Epitaph]

    Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Conductor: Wlodzimierz Siedlik.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Piano Sonata no. 3 in B minor Op.58

    Performer: Charles Richard-Hamelin.
  • Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski

    String Quartet No.1 in E minor (Op.7)

    Ensemble: Camerata Quartet.
    • PLPR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Lascia ch'io pianga from Act 2 Sc.2 of Rinaldo (HWV.7)

    Singer: Marita Kvarving Solberg. Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Ketil Haugsand.
    • NONRK.
  • Jean-Baptiste Arban

    Variations on "Casta diva - Ah! Bello" from Bellini's 'Norma'

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: John Reid.
    • GBBBC.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Havanaise for violin and orchestra, Op 83

    Performer: Moshe Hammer. Orchestra: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kazuhiro Koizumi.
    • CACBC.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Rondo in C minor Wq.59`4 for keyboard

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
  • Tarquinio Merula

    Ciaccona for 2 Violins and basso continuo, Op 12

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • PLPR.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    O living will

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • GBBBC.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Chorales: 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland' (BuxWV.211)

    Performer: Bernard Lagacé.
  • Johann Joachim Quantz

    Flute Concerto No. 290 in G minor

    Performer: Alexis Kossenko. Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mentre ti lascio, o figlia - aria for bass and orchestra (K.513)

    Singer: Robert Holl. Orchestra: Radio Filharmonisch Orkest. Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery.
    • NLNOS.
  • Clara Schumann

    Prelude and Fugue (Op.16 No.2) in B flat major

    Performer: Angela Cheng.
    • CACBC.
  • Jean-Baptiste Cardon

    Sonata IV for harp (Op.7 No.4)

    Performer: Branka Janjanin-Magdalenic.
    • HRHRT.
  • Albertus Groneman

    Concerto in G major for solo flute, two flutes, viola & basso continuo

    Performer: Jed Wentz. Performer: Marion Moonen. Performer: Cordula Breuer. Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum.
    • NLNOS.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Capriccio Italien, Op 45

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrey Boreyko.
    • NONRK.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    9 Variations on 'Quant' e piu bello' by Paisiello for piano (WoO.69)

    Performer: Theo Bruins.
  • Jules Massenet

    "Ah! tout est bien fini...Ô Souverain, ô juge, ô père" from the opera 'Le Cid'

    Singer: Ermanno Mauro. Orchestra: Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Uri Mayer.
    • CACBC.
  • Toivo Kuula

    South Ostrobothnian Suite No 2 Op 20

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • FIYLE.
  • Tore Bjorn Larsen

    Tre rosetter [Three Rosettes]

    Choir: Fionian Chamber Choir. Director: Alice Granum.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Sonata for violin and piano no. 2 in G major (Op. 13)

    Performer: Marianne Thorsen. Performer: Harvard Gimse.

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