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Monday - BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Afternoon Concert

Penny Gore presents a week of concerts and recordings from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Afternoon Concert's tone poem theme continues with Smetana and Respighi.

Penny Gore presents a week of concerts and recordings from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Across the week Afternoon Concert's tone poem theme continues with Smetana and Respighi, plus we hear the fruits of the Orchestra's Beethoven Symphony Cycle recorded during a recent tour of North Wales with Principal Guest conductor Xian Zhang, and the cellist Alexey Stadler performs from the Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

2pm
Weber: overture to Oberon, J306
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op 33
Tchaikovsky; Pezzo capriccioso, Op 62
Beethoven: Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92
Alexey Stadler (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor)

c. 3.15pm
Elgar: Serenade in E minor for String Orchestra, Op 20
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Tadaaki Otaka (cond)

Prokofiev: Scythian Suite from "Ala i Lolly", Op 20
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

c. 4.30pm
Bartok: Divertimento, Sz113
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon - opera in 3 acts J.306 i Overture

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Variations on a rococo theme Op.33 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Alexey Stadler. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pezzo capriccioso - morceau de concert Op.62 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Alexey Stadler. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7 in A major Op.92

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade in E minor Op.20 for string orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Scythian suite from "Ala i Lolly" Op.20

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in G major for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian dances [from 'Prince Igor'] for orchestra [& chorus ad lib]

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales.
  • Béla Bartók

    Divertimento Sz.113 for string orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Five Melodies arr for cello, Op 53a (No 1)

    Performer: Raphael Wallfisch. Performer: John York.
    • Prokofiev: Works for Cello and Piano: Wallfisch/York.
    • Black Box.
    • 2.

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Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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