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Celebrating the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Penny Gore with works by Sibelius, Nielsen and Hoddinott played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Penny Gore with works by Sibelius, Nielsen and Hoddinott played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Sondergard leads the orchestra in Scandinavian works both well and less-well known, followed by new and recent works by exciting composers from Wales and further afield

2.00pm
Sibelius: King Kristian II: Suite
Nielsen: Flute Concerto
Sibelius: Finlandia
Sibelius: Symphony No.5 in E-flat major
Matthew Featherstone (flute)
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Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

3.30pm
Hoddinott: Variants for Orchestra op. 47
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Jac van Steen (conductor)

3.55pm
Mark Bowden: Three interludes [world premiere]
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B Tommy Andersson (conductor)

4.05pm
Ittai Shapira: Midnight's Children (for clarinet, violin and orchestra)
Ittai Shapira (violin)
Robert Plane (clarinet)
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Rumon Gamba (conductor)

4.30pm
Mared Emlyn: Porthor (whistling Sands)
Ian Lawson: High Aldons
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B Tommy Andersson (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    King Kristian II Suite

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Flute Concerto

    Performer: Matthew Featherstone. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Claude Debussy

    Syrinx L.129

    Performer: Matthew Featherstone.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse Triste (Kuolema)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Alun Hoddinott

    Variants for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
  • Mark Bowden

    Three Interludes

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: B. Tommy Andersson.
  • Ittai Shapira

    Midnight's Children

    Performer: Ittai Shapira. Performer: Robert Plane. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Ian Lawson

    High Aldons

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: B. Tommy Andersson.

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