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National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain play Bernstein and John Williams

Kwamé Ryan conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, plus music by John Williams and James Newton Howard.

Just another night at the Royal Festival Hall? No! The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain promises to deliver 'a totally electrifying live musical experience'. But as you might already know, the world's greatest orchestra of teenagers routinely provides those, in any case. Recorded on Sunday, Georgia Mann presents what will undoubtedly be a very lively occasion, centred on the music from Leonard Bernstein's seven-decades-old but forever-young West Side Story.

Mason Bates: Mothership
James Newton Howard: Suite from The Hunger Games
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
John Williams: Star Wars Suite

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Kwamé Ryan (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Mambo from West Side Story (improvisation)

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kwamé Ryan.
  • Mason Bates

    Mothership for orchestra and electronics

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kwamé Ryan.
  • James Newton Howard

    Suite from The Hunger Games (version 4)

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kwamé Ryan.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, orch. Ramin & Kostal

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kwamé Ryan.
  • John Williams

    Star Wars Suite for orchestra, V Throne Room, End Title

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kwamé Ryan.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Mambo from West Side Story

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Kwamé Ryan.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37

    Performer: François-Frédéric Guy. Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Philippe Jordan.
    • Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 Francois-Frederic Guy Orchestre Philharmoni.
    • Naive.
    • 4.
  • Jules Massenet

    Le Dernier Sommeil de la Vierge (La Vierge)

    Singer: Véronique Gens. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Hervé Niquet.
    • Visions.
    • Alpha.
    • 8.
  • Jules Massenet

    Extase de la Vierge (La Vierge)

    Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Hervé Niquet.
    • Visions.
    • Alpha.
    • 9.
  • Franz Schubert

    Trinklied im Mai, D 427

    Choir: Arnold Schönberg Chor. Conductor: Erwin Ortner.
    • Schubert - The Complete Secular Choral Works.
    • TELDEC.
    • 1.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Una voce poco fa (Rosina's aria from Barber of Seville)

    Performer: Pretty Yende. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • Sony.

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