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Wednesday - The Ulster Orchestra live with music by Mendelssohn and Liszt

Live from Ulster Hall, Belfast, the Ulster Orchestra, conducted by Olari Elts, with music by Mendelssohn and Liszt. Presented by John Toal.

Afternoon Concert continues its week of live performances from the BBC performing groups. Today live from the Ulster Hall, Belfast, the Ulster Orchestra, conducted by Olari Elts, with Mendelssohn's Overture to Camacho's Wedding, followed by two pieces by Liszt. First, his tone poem Totentanz, with pianist Lauma Skride as soloist, and then The Black Gondola, in a version orchestrated by John Adams. The concert ends again with Mendelssohn and his Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream.

2.00pmPresented by John Toal LIVE from Ulster Hall, Belfast
Mendelssohn: Overture to Camacho's Wedding
Liszt: Totentanz - tone poem
Liszt (orch. John Adams): The Black Gondola
Mendelssohn: Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61

Lauma Skride (piano)
Ulster Orchestra
Olari Elts (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    Variations on a Dublin Air

    Performer: Ralph Holmes. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Harty: The Children of Lir etc. - Holmes/Harper/Ulster Orchestra/Thomson.
    • Chandos.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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