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Monday - BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Katie Derham with music from the BBC NOW. Hilary Tann: The Open Field. Austin: Spring. Watkins: Flute Concerto. John Pickard: Symphony No 5. Ethel Smyth: Double Concerto.

Katie Derham presents The BBC National Orchestra of Wales in British music including women composers in the week of International Women's Day (Wednesday).
Hilary Tann's arresting fanfare commemorates the tragic events of Tiananmen Square in 1989, and Adam Walker is the brilliant young soloist in the flute concerto by the orchestra's Composer in Association - Huw Watkins. Rumon Gamba continues his exploration of forgotten tone poems, and Ethel Smyth's Double Concerto for Violin, Horn and Orchestra prepares the way for Thursday's opera - The Boatswain's Mate.

2pm
Hilary Tann: The Open Field
BBC NOW
Tecwyn Evans, conductor

c.2.10
Austin: Spring
BBC NOW
Rumon Gamba, conductor

c.2.25
Huw Watkins: Flute Concerto
Adam Walker, flute
BBC NOW
Thomas Sondergard, conductor

c.3pm
John Pickard: Symphony No. 5
BBC NOW
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

c.3.45pm
Ethel Smyth: Double Concerto
Elena Urioste, violin
Alec Frank-Gemmill, horn
BBC NOW
Daniel Blendulf, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hilary Tann

    The Open field for orchestra (In memoriam Tiananmen Square)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tecwyn Evans.
  • Frederic Austin

    Spring

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Huw Watkins

    Concerto for flute and orchestra

    Performer: Adam Walker. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Lady Caroline Lamb - music from the film

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
  • John Pickard

    Symphony No. 5

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Performer: Alban Gerhardt.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra [1927]

    Performer: Elena Urioste. Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Daniel Blendulf.
  • Florence Price

    Concerto in one movement for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Sophia Rahman. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Daniel Blendulf.

Credit

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Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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