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Live from MediaCityUK in Salford

Douglas Boyd conducts the BBC Philharmonic in a live concert in Salford. MacMillan: I (A Meditation on Iona). Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge. Haydn: Symphony No 104.

As part of Radio 3 live at Southbank Centre, London, Penny Gore presents a week of performances which mark a new concert season for the BBC performing groups. Today's programme begins with a live concert from the BBC Philharmonic in their home at MediaCity in Salford. Douglas Boyd joins the orchestra for a programme of MacMillan, Britten and Haydn. After Choral Evensong, it's back to the South Bank with Penny Gore and music by Britten and Jonathan Harvey from the BBC Singers.

2pm
LIVE at MediaCity Salford, Presented by Tom Redmond
James MacMillan: I (A meditation on Iona) for orchestra
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Op.10 for string orchestra
Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D major H.1.104 (London)
BBC Philharmonic
Douglas Boyd (conductor)

3.30-4.30 Choral Evensong - Archive recording of the Memorial Evensong for Sir George Thalben-Ball (Music Advisor to the Head of Religious Broadcasting 1941-1969) which was broadcast live from Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London on 28 January 1988.

4.30pm presented by Penny Gore
Britten: A.M.D.G. (Ad majorem Dei gloriam)
Harvey: The Annunciation
BBC Singers
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Sir James MacMillan

    í (A Meditation on Iona)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Douglas Boyd.
    • Live at Media City, Salford.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Douglas Boyd.
    • Live at Media City, Salford.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.104 in D major H.1.104

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Douglas Boyd.
    • Live at Media City, Salford.
  • Sir George Dyson

    The Seekers

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Featured Artist: Roderick Williams. Conductor: Martin Yates.
    • Dutton.
    • CDLX 7199.
    • 13.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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