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Proms 2016: Andrew Davis conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Swain presents performances from the 2016 BBC Proms, including Bruch's First Violin Concerto and Vaughan Williams's Toward the Unknown Region#.

Jonathan Swain presents performances from the 2016 BBC Proms including Bruch's first violin concerto and Ralph Vaughan Williams's choral masterpiece 'Toward the Unknown Region'.

1:01 AM
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich (1840-1893)
The Tempest (Burya) - Symphonic Fantasia, Op.18
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

1:24 AM
Anthony Payne (b.1936)
Of Land, Sea and Sky
BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

1:52 AM
Bruch, Max (1838-1920)
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26
Ray Chen (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

2:19 AM
Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Toward the Unknown Region
BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

2:31 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Cello Sonata No.1 in E minor, Op.38
Ciril Skerjanec (cello), Mojca Pucelj (piano)

3:01 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Images II
Roger Woodward (piano)

3:14 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitry [1906-1975]
Symphony No.1 in F major, Op.10
Bratislava Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ladislav Slovak (conductor)

3:47 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Concerto for oboe and strings in G minor (reconstructed from BWV.1056)
Hans-Peter Westermann (oboe), Camerata Köln

3:57 AM
Murcia, Santiago de [1682-1740]
2 pieces from "Codex de Saldívar"
Xavier Diaz-Latorre (guitar)

4:06 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Aria 'Deh vieni alla finestra' (Act 2 Sc 1) and 'Finch' han dal vino' (Act 1 Sc 3) from Don Giovanni (KV.527)
Gaétan Laperrière (baritone), Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières, Gilles Bellemare (conductor)

4:10 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
12 Ecossaises D299
Ralf Gothoni (piano)

4:16 AM
Naumann, Johann Gottlieb (1741-1801)
Harpsichord Concerto in B flat major (C.1137)
Gerald Hambitzer (harpsichord), Concerto Köln

4:30 AM
Zelenski, Wladyslaw (1837-1921) arr. Jan Maklakiewicz
2 Choral Songs: Zaczarowana królewna (The Bewitched Princess); Przy rozstaniu (At Leave-taking)
Polish Radio Choir, Marek Kluza (director)

4:37 AM
Dobrzynski, Ignacy Feliks (1807-1867)
Andante and Rondo alla Polacca, arr. for flute and orchestra
Henryk Blazej (flute), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ryszard Dudek (conductor)

4:48 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Piano Sonata in C major (K.545)
Vanda Albota (piano)

5:01 AM
Pettersson, (Gustav) Allan (1911-1980)
Two Elegies (1934) and Romanza (1942)
Isabelle van Keulen (violin), Enrico Pace (piano)

5:07 AM
Greef, Arthur de (1862-1940)
Humoresque for Orchestra (2nd version 1928)
Flemish Radio Orchestra, Yannick Nezet-Seguin (conductor)

5:12 AM
Abel, Carl Friedrich (1723-1787)
Symphony in C major, Op.10 No. 4
La Stagione, Frankfurt, Michael Schneider (conductor)

5:22 AM
Sacchini, Antonio (1735-1786)
Trio Sonata in G major
Violetas Visinskas (flute), Algirdas Simenas (violin), Gediminas Derus (cello), Daumantas Slipkus (piano)

5:33 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Fantasy on an Irish Song 'The Last Rose of Summer', Op.15
Sylviane Deferne (piano)

5:42 AM
Huggett, Andrew (b.1955)
Suite for accordion and piano - 4 pieces based on east Canadian folksongs (She's like the swallow; I'se the b'y (that builds the boat); The Belle Isle bolero; En roulant ma boule roulant)"
Joseph Petric (accordion), Guy Few (piano)

5:57 AM
Geijer, Erik Gustaf (1783-1847)
Songs: Vikingen (The Viking); Den lilla kolargossen (The Little Charcoal-burner); Reseda (Mignonette); Min politik (My Politics); På Nyå (On New Year's Day); Tal och tystnad (Speech and Silence); Natthimlen (The Night Sky); Skärslipargossen (The Little Knifegrinder)
Samuel Jarrick (baritone), Stefan Bojsten (piano)

6:11 AM
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major
Markus Maskuniitty (horn), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Junichi Hirokami (conductor)

6:32 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Mazurkas (No.1 in G major, Op.50/1; No.2 in C minor, Op.56/3; No.5 in A flat major, Op.17/3; No.4 in A minor, Op.17/4; No.5 in C major, Op.67/3; No.6 in C major, Op.56/2)
Sana Villerusa (piano)

6:50 AM
Moniuszko, Stanisław (1819-1872)
Ballet Music for 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' by Otto Nicolai
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Tempest (Burya) - symphonic fantasia Op 18

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • GBBBC.
  • Anthony Payne

    Of land, sea and sky for chorus and orchestra

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • GBBBC.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26

    Performer: Ray Chen. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • GBBBC.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Toward the Unknown Region

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Cello Sonata No 1 Op 38 in E minor

    Performer: Ciril Škerjanec. Performer: Mojca Pucelj.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images - set 2 for piano

    Performer: Roger Woodward.
    • AUABC.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 1 in F major Op 10

    Orchestra: Bratislava Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ladislav Slovák.
    • SKSR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oboe Concerto in G minor

    Performer: Hans-Peter Westermann. Ensemble: Camerata Köln.
    • DEWDR.
  • Santiago de Murcia

    2 pieces from 'Codex de Saldívar' [c.1732]

    Performer: Xavier Díaz-Latorre.
    • ESCAT.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Arias from "Don Giovanni": 'Deh vieni alla finestra' and 'Finch' han dal vino'

    Singer: Gaetan Laperriere. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Trois‐Rivières. Conductor: Gilles Bellemare.
    • CACBC.
  • Franz Schubert

    12 Ecossaises (D.299)

    Performer: Ralf Gothóni.
    • FIYLE.
  • Johann Gottlieb Naumann

    Harpsichord Concerto in B flat major (C.1137)

    Performer: Gerald Hambitzer. Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • DEWDR.
  • Władysław Żeleński

    2 Choral Songs: Zaczarowana krolewna; Przy rozstaniu

    Music Arranger: Jan Maklakiewicz. Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie.
    • PLPR.
  • Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski

    Andante and Rondo alla Polacca arr. for flute and orchestra

    Performer: Henryk Blazej. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ryszard Dudek.
    • PLPR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata in C major (K.545) (1778)

    Performer: Vanda Albota.
    • DEMDR.
  • Allan Pettersson

    Two Elegies (1934) and Romanza [Moderato] (1942) for violin & piano

    Performer: Isabelle van Keulen. Performer: Enrico Pace.
    • NLNPB.
  • Arthur De Greef

    Humouresque for Orchestra (2nd version 1928)

    Orchestra: Brussels Philharmonic. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • NLNOS.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Symphony in C major, Op 10 No 4

    Ensemble: La Stagione Frankfurt. Conductor: Michael Schneider.
    • DEWDR.
  • Antonio Sacchini

    Trio sonata in G major

    Performer: Violetas Visinskas. Performer: Algirdas Simenas. Performer: Gediminas Derus. Performer: Daumantas Slipkus.
    • LTLR.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Fantasia on an Irish song "The last rose of summer" for piano Op 15

    Performer: Sylviane Deferne.
    • CACBC.
  • Andrew Huggett

    Canadian folk-song suite for accordion and piano

    Performer: Joseph Petric. Performer: Guy Few.
    • CACBC.
  • Erik Gustaf Geijer

    7 Songs Vikingen (The Viking) [1811]; Den lilla kolargossen

    Performer: Stefan Bojsten. Singer: Samuel Jarrick.
    • SESR.
  • Richard Strauss

    Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat major

    Performer: Markus Maskuniitty. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jun'ichi Hirokami.
    • FIYLE.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurkas (selection)

    Performer: Sana Villerusa.
    • LVLR.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    Ballet Music for the Merry Wives of Windsor by Otto Nicolai

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.

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