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BBC National Orchestra of Wales plays Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra

Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Bartok and Tippett. Huw Watkins is the soloist in Britten's piano concerto.

Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra. Plus Huw Watkins is the soloist in Britten's piano concerto.

Recorded at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. Nicola Heywood Thomas presents

Tippett: Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles
Britten: Piano Concerto No. 1

c. 8.15pm
Interval

c. 8.35pm
Bartok: Concerto for orchestra

Huw Watkins (piano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Composer-in-Association Huw Watkins curates two concerts of the music that shaped him, as a performer and as a composer. Written in 1948, Tippett's Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles opens tonight's concert, and Huw Watkins is the soloist for Benjamin Britten's Piano Concerto. We conclude with Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra, which features every member of the orchestra.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Michael Tippett

    Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Piano Concerto No 1, Op 13

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Performer: Huw Watkins. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Cello Sonata in C major, Op 65

    Performer: Paul Watkins. Performer: Huw Watkins.
    • British Cello Sonatas.
    • NIMBUS.
    • NI-5699.
    • 7.
  • Huw Watkins

    In my craft or sullen art - Goodison Quartet No 4

    Performer: Mark Padmore. Ensemble: Elias String Quartet.
    • In my craft or sullen art.
    • NMC.
    • D164.
    • 18.
  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto for Orchestra

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    Colligite, pueri, flores

    Ensemble: Musica Secreta.
    • LINN RECORDS.
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    Tu dulcis, O bone Jesu

    Ensemble: Musica Secreta.
    • LINN RECORDS.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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