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Monday - BBC National Orchestra of Wales live in Cardiff

Live from Cardiff music by Elgar with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Tadaaki Otaka. Also, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with music by Haydn and Mahler.

This week features the BBC performing groups live in concert, beginning today with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Hoddinott Hall. Tadaaki Otaka conducts an all-Elgar repertoire, starting with the Cockaigne overture, followed by Sea Pictures with contralto Claudia Huckle as soloist, then the Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, ending this concerto with In the south overture (Alassio). The afternoon continues with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, recorded recently at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh under the baton of Thomas Dausgaard, first with Haydn's Symphony No. 88 in G major, then with Mahler's Symphony No. 7.

2.00pm Presented by Nicola Hayward Thomas LIVE from Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff.
Elgar: Cockaigne (In London town) - overture Op.40
Elgar: Sea pictures Op.37
Elgar: Serenade in E minor Op.20 for string orchestra
Elgar: In the south (Alassio) - overture Op.50

Claudia Huckle (contralto)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

3.45pm - Back to Broadcasting House with Verity Sharp
Haydn: Symphony no. 88 in G major H.1.88
Mahler: Symphony no. 7

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne (In London town) - overture Op.40

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea pictures Op.37 for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Performer: Claudia Huckle. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Alun Hoddinott

    Lanterne des morts Op.105`2

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Alun Hoddinott

    Dance fantasy for orchestra

    Composer: Dan Jones. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade in E minor Op.20 for string orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Edward Elgar

    In the south (Alassio) - overture Op.50

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 88 in G major H.1.88

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Arthur Bliss

    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

    Performer: Lorraine McAslan. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Broadcast

  • Mon 11 Dec 2017 14:00