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Episode 3

Penny Gore features the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Richard Rodney Bennett: Anniversaries. Philip Moore: Requiem. Sibelius: Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari. Plus Vaughan Williams.

Music from the BBC Symphony Orchestra including a track from their Grammy-nominated CD of Vaughan Williams orchestrations. Plus the BBC Singers. Penny Gore presents.

A Road All Paved with Stars by Vaughan Williams, and arranged by Adrian Williams, is taken from his opera "The Poisoned Kiss". Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra. There is another work by Richard Rodney Bennett from the BBC Symphony Orchestra's recent Total Immersion day at the Barbican Centre in London, and ahead of his performance with the BBC SO of Sibelius's complete Lemminkainen Suite at the Barbican on 3rd March (and live on Radio 3 In Concert) Sakari Oramo conducts the orchestra in Lemminkainen and theMaidens of Sari.

And not to be outshone, the BBC Singers perform the world premiere performance of a modern Requiem setting by Philip Moore.

Penny Gore presents.

2pm
Richard Rodney Bennett: Anniversaries
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

2.20pm
Philip Moore: Requiem (World Premiere)
BBC Singers
Stephen Farr (organ)
David Hill (conductor)

3.20pm
Sibelius: Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo

Philip Moore: Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor)

4pm
Vaughan Williams arranged by Adrian Williams
A Road All Paved with Stars - A Symphonic Rhapsody from the opera The Poisoned Kiss
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 17 Feb 2017 14:00

Music Played

  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Anniversaries

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Performer: Allison Bell. Performer: Lawrence Power. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus.
  • Philip Moore

    Requiem

    Performer: Stephen Farr. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkainen & The Maidens of Sari

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Philip Moore

    Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A Road All Paved with Stars

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Harry Bramma

    The Souls of the Righteous

    Performer: Stephen Farr. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • John Sanders

    Prayer

    Performer: Stephen Farr. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in G major, BWV 577 orch Holst

    Orchestrator: Gustav Holst. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Bach Transcriptions: BBC Philharmonic/Slatkin.
    • Chandos.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra
Performer BBC Singers

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