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Tuesday - Ulster Orchestra

Afternoon Concert continues its celebration of Tone Poems, and the Ulster Orchestra offer up works by Smetana, Sibelius and Janacek alongside the Szymanowski Violin Concerto.

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 Smetana, Janáček and Sibelius, as well as a performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 2, Op.61, written towards the end of the composer's creative life.

2pm
Dvorák: Carnival Op.92
Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op.61
Smetana: Vltava
Janáček: Taras Bulba
Tasmin Little (violin)
Ulster Orchestra
Courtney Lewis (conductor)

3.05pm
Dvorak: The Noon Witch, Op.108
Ulster Orchestra
Jac Van Steen (conductor)

Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Jennifer Pike (violin)
Ulster Orchestra
Rafael Payare (conductor)

4.05pm
Sibelius: Lemmimkäinen Suite, Op. 22
3. Lemminkäinen in Tuonela
4. Lemminkäinen's Return
Sibelius: Tapiola, Op. 112
Ulster Orchestra
Courtney Lewis (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival overture Op.92

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Courtney Lewis. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Concerto no. 2 Op.61 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Courtney Lewis. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Ma vlast [My country] - cycle of symphonic poems i Vltava [Moldau]

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Courtney Lewis. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Leos Janáček

    Taras Bulba - rhapsody for orchestra

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Courtney Lewis. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    The Noonday witch Op.108

    Conductor: Jac van Steen. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Concerto in D minor Op.47 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Conductor: Rafael Payare. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    The Enchanted lake [Volshebnoye ozero] - symphonic poem Op.62

    Conductor: Olari Elts. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Tapiola - tone poem Op.112

    Conductor: Courtney Lewis. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra
Performer BBC Symphony Chorus

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