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BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers

Fiona Talkington presents the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in a programme featuring the mandolin and guitar in music from Italy and Mexico, plus Respighi's Pines of Rome.

Fiona Talkington launches a week of programmes featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra with a programme featuring the mandolin and guitar in music from Italy and Mexico. Plus choral music from the BBC Singers.

Ravel: Shéhérazade - ouverture de féerie
Avner Dorman: Mandolin Concerto
with Avi Avatal (mandolin)
Ghedini: Musica notturna (UK premiere)
with Avi Avatal (mandolin)
Respighi: Pines of Rome
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Daniele Rustioni

4pm
Ponce: Concierto del Sur
Thibaut Garcia (guitar)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Rumon Gamba

4.30pm
Walton: Partita for Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Edward Gardner

Other highlights in Afternoon Concert this week:
Tuesday - a live Ulster Orchestra concert featuring music by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius, plus Elgar's Second Symphony from the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Wednesday - the BBC Symphony Chorus perform Brahms's Requiem.
Thursday - a rare chance to hear Gounod's last opera, in the month of his 200th birthday.
Friday - a BBC Symphony Orchestra concert of American music including Bernstein, Copland and Gershwin, plus Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Shéhérazade - ouverture de féérie

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Avner Dorman

    Mandolin Concerto

    Performer: Avi Avital. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Traditional Bulgarian

    Bulgarian Folk tune: Prelude Bucimis

    Performer: Avi Avital.
  • Giorgio Federico Ghedini

    Musica Notturna

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    The Pines of Rome

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Even You Song for chorus - Magnificat

    Performer: BBC Singers.
  • Manuel Ponce

    Concierto del Sur

    Performer: Thibaut Garcia. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • William Walton

    Partita for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra
Performer BBC Singers

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