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Monday - BBC Symphony Orchestra

Kate Molleson presents a week of performances from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Singers, including a concert the Orchestra gave at its home in Maida Vale Studios.

Kate Molleson presents a week of performances from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Singers. Today includes a concert the Orchestra gave at its home in Maida Vale Studios; Robin Tritschler joined as soloist in Britten's Illuminations. Plus an award-winning recording of Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, for which the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus were joined by a stellar group of soloists - Sarah Connolly, Stuart Skelton and David Soar. Andrew Davis conducts.

2pm
Turina: La procesion da Rocio
Britten: Les Illuminations
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Robin Tritschler (tenor)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Duncan Ward (conductor)

c.2.55pm
Brahms: Tragic Overture
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alpesh Chauhan (conductor)

c.3.10pm
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op 38
Sarah Connolly (mezzo)
Stuart Skelton (tenor)
David Soar (bass)
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • JoaquĆ­n Turina

    La Procesion del Rocio Op.9

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Duncan Ward.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Les Illuminations Op.18

    Singer: Robin Tritschler. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Duncan Ward.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony in Three Movements

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Duncan Ward.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Tragic Overture Op.81

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alpesh Chauhan.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius Part 1

    Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Singer: Stuart Skelton. Singer: David Soar. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius Part 2

    Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Singer: Stuart Skelton. Singer: David Soar. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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