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Monday - BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Verity Sharp features the BBC NOW. Britten: Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes). Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No 1. Sibelius: Symphony No 6. Plus music by Delius and Gershwin.

Verity Sharp begins this week of music performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, today from a concert recorded at La Seine Musicale in Paris, including repertoire conducted by Thomas Sondergard by Britten, Sibelius and joined by James Ehnes in Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto.

2pm
Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
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Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

c.2.15pm
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor
James Ehnes, violin
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Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

c.3pm
Sibelius: Symphony No.6 in D minor, Op.104
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Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

c.3.30pm
Delius: Paris - the Song of a Great City
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Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.3.50pm
Gershwin: An American in Paris
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Eric Stern (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] Op.33a

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Concerto no. 1 in A minor Op.77 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata no. 2 in A minor BWV.1003 for violin solo - i. Andante

    Performer: James Ehnes.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 6 in D minor Op.104

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Kuolema - incidental music Op.44 i.Valse triste

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.

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