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BBC Philharmonic - Wagner, Grieg and Elgar

From the Bridgewater Hall, BBC Philharmonic conducted by Andrew Davis. Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (Prelude to Act 1). Grieg: Piano Concerto (with Javier Perianes). Elgar: Falstaff.

From the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester
Presented by Tom Redmond

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act I
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

8.15 Music Interval

8.35
Elgar: Falstaff

BBC Philharmonic
Javier Perianes (piano)
Andrew Davis (conductor)

The BBC Philharmonic is joined by Sir Andrew Davis for Elgar's characterful, colourful and poignant portrait of one of the most famous comic characters in literature, Shakespeare's Falstaff. Spanish pianist Javier Perianes joins the orchestra for Grieg's effervescent Piano Concerto and the programme opens with the Prelude to Wagner's Tristan and Isolde; a direct expression of love and of yearning.

After tonight's concert there's a chance to hear the fruits of the latest round of Adopt-a-Composer projects, which pair a composer with an amateur performing group in order to write and perform a new piece of music.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Richard Wagner

      Tristan and Isolde – Prelude, Act 1

      Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Featured Artist: Javier Perianes.
    • Edvard Grieg

      Piano Concerto

      Performer: Javier Perianes. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Interval

    • Edvard Grieg

      Notturno Op.54 No.4

      Performer: Javier Perianes.
    • Enrique Granados

      Piano Quintet in G minor op.49

      Performer: Javier Perianes. Ensemble: Cuarteto Quiroga.
  • Part 2

    • Edward Elgar

      Falstaff

      Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Featured Artist: Javier Perianes.
  • Post-concert: Adopt-a-Composer

    • Chris Hutchings

      Janya

      Orchestra: Jan Modelski Community Orchestra.
    • Neil Tomas Smith

      The Hoard

      Choir: Thame Chamber Choir. Choir: TCC2.
  • Post-concert: new releases

    • Josef Guretzky

      Cello concerto in F major

      Performer: Kinga Gáborjáni. Orchestra: The Harmonious Society of Tickle‐Fiddle Gentlemen.
      • Guretzky - concertos.
      • CHANDOS.
      • 11.
    • Les Sirenes

      Come Away, Come Away, Death

      • Sing Willow - Shakespeare Songs.
      • Albion.
      • 21.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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