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Ulster Orchestra

The Ulster Orchestra marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Gardner: No Prayers Nor Bells. Butterworth: Second English Idyll. Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 3.

A concert from the Ulster Hall conducted by Andrew Gourlay, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 2016. The concert includes a new work by Belfast composer, Stephen Gardner, which has been commissioned by the Somme Association and is based on Wilfred Owen's classic World War One poem, Anthem for Doomed Youth.

2pm
Stephen Gardner: No Prayers Nor Bells (World Premiere)
Ulster Orchestra
Andrew Gourlay, conductor

c.2.20
Butterworth: Second English Idyll
Ulster Orchestra
Andrew Gourlay, conductor

c.2.25
Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3)
Sarah Fox, soprano
Ulster Orchestra
Andrew Gourlay, conductor.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Stephen Gardner

    No Prayers Nor Bells (World Premiere)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
  • George Butterworth

    English Idyll no. 2

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Gourlay. Conductor: Andrew.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Symphony no. 3

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Gourlay. Conductor: Andrew.
  • Grace Williams

    Ave Maris Stella

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Charles Peebles.
  • Alfredo Casella

    Scarlattiana - divertimento for piano and orchestra (Op.44); Sinfonia (Lento...)

    Performer: Martin Roscoe. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • Casella: Symphony No.2 / Scarlattiana - Roscoe/ BBC Phil./ Noseda.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Alfredo Casella

    Capriccio from Scarlattiana

    Performer: Martin Roscoe. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • Casella: Symphony No.2 / Scarlattiana - Roscoe/ BBC Phil./ Noseda.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schubert: Ganymed

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.

    Ganymed

    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 7243 5-56347 2 6.
    • 2.

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