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Friday - 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 Rimsky Korsakov.

Penny Gore presents a week of concerts and recordings from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. We hear the collaborative concert from the recent Association of British Orchestras conference in Cardiff, at which both the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera performed. Plus Afternoon Concert's tone poem theme continues, and 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.

2pm
R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Tomas Hanus (conductor)

c. 2.50pm
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

c. 3.40pm
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini - symphonic fantasia after Dante, Op 32
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor)

c. 4.15pm
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F major, Op 68, "Pastoral"
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Der Rosenkavalier - suite

    Orchestra: Welsh National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Tomáš Hanus.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Sheherazade - symphonic suite Op.35

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Francesca da Rimini - symphonic fantasia after Dante Op.32

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

    Symphony no. 6 in F major Op.68 (Pastoral)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet - excerpts

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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