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Monday - Ulster Orchestra

Tom McKinney showcases some of the Ulster Orchestra's most recent recordings, including works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, James Macmillan, Prokofiev and John Ireland.

Tom McKinney showcases some of the Ulster Orchestra's most recent recordings. Today's programme continues Afternoon Concert's celebration of the descriptive power of Tone Poems, including works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, James Macmillan and Prokofiev, as well as rare performance of John Ireland's Piano Concerto, written in 1930.

2pm
Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas, Op.95
Moeran: In the Mountain Country
Ireland: Piano Concerto in E Flat
Ireland: The Forgotten Rite
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet (1880)
Leon McCawley (piano)
Ulster Orchestra
Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

3.20pm
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.3 in E flat, Op.75
Barry Douglas (piano)
Ulster Orchestra
Rafael Payare (conductor)

3.50pm
James MacMillan: Britannia
Borodin: Overture to Prince Igor
Prokofiev, arr. C Palmer: War and Peace Suite
Ulster Orchestra
Andrew Gourlay (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Ruy Blas - overture Op.95

    Performer: Leon McCawley. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    In the mountain country - symphonic impression

    Performer: Leon McCawley. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • John Ireland

    Concerto in E flat major for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Leon McCawley. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • John Ireland

    The Forgotten rite - prelude for orchestra

    Performer: Leon McCawley. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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    Performer: Leon McCawley. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto no. 3 in E flat major Op.75 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Barry Douglas. Conductor: Rafael Payare. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Britannia for orchestra

    Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor - opera in a prologue and 4 acts, compl. Rimsky-Korsakov and Glazunov: i Overture

    Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    War and peace - symphonic suite, arr. Christopher Palmer

    Conductor: Andrew Gourlay. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Lonely Waters

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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