Featuring the BBC Philharmonic. Bax: Overture to a Picaresque Comedy. Elgar: Cello Concerto; Serenade for Strings. A Cooke: Symphony No 6. Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending.
All this week Catriona Young presents the BBC Philharmonic in music from the British Isles to launch Afternoon on 3's British music season.
Today, two of the most popular pieces in the orchestral repertoire, by Elgar and Vaughan Williams, alongside the first performance of a symphony by the Yorkshire-born composer Arnold Cooke.
Bax: Overture to a Picaresque Comedy
Michael Seal (conductor)
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Daniel Müller-Schott (cello)
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)
Arnold Cooke: Symphony No 6 (first performance)
Andrew Gourlay (conductor)
Elgar: Serenade for strings
John Wilson (conductor)
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Tasmin Little (violin)
Leo Hussain (conductor)
David Matthews: Symphony No 8
Jac van Steen (conductor).
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