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Music from the BBC NOW. Hoddinott: The Sun, the Great Luminary of the Universe. Mathias: Piano Concerto No 3. Plus works by Rawsthorne, Hilary Tann, Daniel Jones and Frank Bridge.

Penny Gore introduces a week of British Music with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as part of Afternoon on 3's British Music Season. Includes a concert recorded in Cardiff last November with Nicola Heywood Thomas, as part of the Welsh Foundations Series, focusing on three major composers of the twentieth century - Alun Hoddinott, William Mathias and Daniel Jones. Nicola also talks to a Welsh composer who has left her native land to live and work in the USA - Hilary Tann. The final programme in the series is live this Friday from the home of the orchestra, BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff.

2pm
Alun Hoddinott: The Sun, the Great Luminary of the Universe, Op 76
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

2.20pm
William Mathias: Piano Concerto No 3, Op 40
Llŷr Williams (piano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

2.45pm
Alan Rawsthorne: Symphonic Studies
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Perry So (conductor)

3.10pm
Hilary Tann: The Grey Tide and the Green
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.25pm
Daniel Jones: Symphony (in memory of John Fussell)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

4.05pm
Bridge: The Sea
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Martyn Brabbins.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 23 Jan 2017 14:00

Music Played

  • Alun Hoddinott

    The Sun, the great luminary of the universe

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans. Featured Artist: Llŷr Williams.
  • William Mathias

    Concerto no. 3 Op.40 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Llŷr Williams. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.
  • Alan Rawsthorne

    Symphonic Studies

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.
  • Hilary Tann

    The Grey tide and the green for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.
  • Daniel Jones

    Symphony (in memory of John Fussell)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp & Circumstance March No. 6

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Sea - suite H.100 for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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