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Tuesday - 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. Afternoon Concert's tone poem theme continues with 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 Soprano Chiara Taigi sings Verdi.

2pm
Verdi
Overture to La Forza del destino
Quattro pezzi sacri
Ave Maria from Otello
La Vergine degli angeli from La Forza del destino
Tacea la notte placida from Il Trovatore
Sempre libera from La Traviata
Respighi: Pini di Roma
Chiara Taigi (soprano)
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor

c. 3.45pm
Beethoven: Symphony No 4 in B flat major, Op 60
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor)

c. 4.20pm
Bloch: Voice in the wilderness
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Benjamin Wallfisch (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forza del destino - opera in 4 acts i Overture

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    4 Pezzi sacri

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Pini di Roma - symphonic poem

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell (Overture)

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

    Symphony no. 4 in B flat major Op.60

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Ernest Bloch

    Voice in the wilderness - symphonic poem for orchestra and obbligato cello

    Performer: Raphael Wallfisch. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Benjamin Wallfisch.
  • Yasushi Akutagawa

    Triptyque for string orchestra i 1st movement; Allegro

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Havergal Brian

    Vivace (3rd movement) from Symphony no. 1 in D minor (Gothic)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Havergal Brian, Symphony no.1 in D minor "The Gothic".
    • HYPERION.
    • 3.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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