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Prom 32 repeat: Britten, Brian Elias, Purcell and Elgar

BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales and Ryan Wigglesworth with Natalie Clein, Toby Spence and Henry Waddington perform Britten, Elias, Purcell and Elgar.

Afternoon on 3 with Penny Gore

Another chance to hear the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales and Ryan Wigglesworth with Leonard Elschenbroich, Toby Spence and Henry Waddington perform Britten, Elias, Purcell and Elgar.

Presented from the Royal Albert Hall, London, by Petroc Trelawny

Britten: Ballad of Heroes
Brian Elias: Cello Concerto
Purcell, arr Elgar: Jehova, quam multi sunt
Elgar: Enigma Variations

BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)
Toby Spence (tenor)
Henry Waddington (bass)
Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor)

Ryan Wigglesworth joins the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales for a programme that spans four centuries, from Purcell's dramatic choral motet 'Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei', to the world premiere of Brian Elias's Cello Concerto, whose intricate, spiral structure creates a dream-like musical narrative.
The concert opens with Britten's most overtly political work - an impassioned musical stand against fascism that anticipates the composer's War Requiem; and reaches its culmination with Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations, which includes the much-loved 'Nimrod'.

[First broadcast on Wednesday 9th August]

Followed by a selection of music from this week's Proms artists

Producer Clive Portbury.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Paul Hindemith

    Marsch from Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis & other orchestral works.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6-9.
  • Havergal Brian

    Symphonic Variations on "Has anybody here seen Kelly?"

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Garry Walker.
    • Orchestral Music Vol.2.
    • Toccata.
    • 1-9.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Hymn to the Holy Virgin (O mother of God ever-vigilant in prayer)

    Choir: The Moscow Academy of Choral Singing. Conductor: Viktor Popov.
    • Rachmaninov / Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom / Popov.
    • Russian Season.
    • 18.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Performer BBC National Chorus of Wales

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