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Tuesday - BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Fiona Talkington presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in music continuing the tone poem theme, including examples by Sibelius and Saint-Saens.

Fiona Talkington presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a series of concerts and recordings to continue Afternoon on 3's tone poem theme. Today features tone poems inspired by myths and legends with Sibelius's Tapiola and a specially recorded performance of Saint-Saëns's final tone poem, La Jeunesse d'Hercule. The 2pm concert is one the orchestra gave at Bangor's Prichard Jones Hall, featuring Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Dvorak's Seventh Symphony.

2pm
Janacek: Lachian Dances
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Smetana: Overture, The Bartered Bride
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Simone Lamsma (violin)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Otto Tausk (conductor)

c.3.40pm
Sibelius: Tapiola - tone poem, Op.112
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
B Tommy Andersson (conductor)

c. 4.00pm
Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow - idyll for orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Kriss Russman (conductor)

Saint-Saëns: La jeunesse d'Hercule - symphonic poem, Op.50
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jun Markl (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Leos Janáček

    Lachian Dances [lasske Tance]

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Otto Tausk.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concerto In E Minor Op.64 For Violin And Orchestra

    Performer: Simone Lamsma. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Otto Tausk.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride - Opera B.143 Vers. Definitive In 3 Acts

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Otto Tausk.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No. 7 In D Minor Op.70

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Otto Tausk.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Tapiola - Tone Poem Op.112

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: B. Tommy Andersson.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks Of Green Willow - Idyll For Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Krišs Russman.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    La Jeunesse D'Hercule - Symphonic Poem Op.50

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jun Märkl.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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