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Tuesday - The Best of 2017 - BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Singers and BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Afternoon Concert celebrates the 'Best of 2017'. This episode features musical highlights from the BBC Concert Orchestra, the BBC Singers and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

This week Afternoon Concert celebrates the 'Best of 2017' from the BBC performing groups. Today features music from the ballet performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra at Watford Colosseum. Eric Whitacre conducts the BBC Singers in one of his own pieces, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales is joined by Beatrice Rana and B Tommy Andersson for a highlight concert from Hoddinott Hall.

Presented by Jonathan Swain

2pm
Arnold: 'Water' from ballet 'Homage to the Queen'
G. Gordon: Les Noces Imaginaires Suite
Delibes ed Wordsworth: Coppelia Suite
BBC Concert Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

c.3.20pm
BBC Singers
Eric Whitacre: I carry your heart with me
BBC Singers
Eric Whitacre (conductor)

c.3.25pm
Bartok: Hungarian sketches Sz97 for orchestra
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 3 in C major, Op 26

c.4.05pm
Korngold: Symphony in F sharp, Op 40
Beatrice Rana (piano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
B Tommy Andersson (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Malcolm Arnold

    Homage to the Queen - ballet Op.42 i Water

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
  • Gavin Gordon

    Les Noces imaginaires - suite

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
  • Léo Delibes

    Coppelia - suite

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
  • Eric Whitacre

    I carry your heart with me

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
  • Béla Bartók

    Hungarian sketches Sz.97 for orchestra [from own piano works]

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: B. Tommy Andersson.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Concerto no. 3 in C major Op.26 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Beatrice Rana. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: B. Tommy Andersson.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Symphony in F sharp Op.40

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: B. Tommy Andersson.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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