Georgia Mann presents the first in a week of programmes devoted to the magic of forests, beginning with a concert given by the BBCSO at the Barbican.
Into the Forest
Georgia Mann presents the first in a week of programmes devoted to the magic of forests, including music by Smetana and Messiaen, and beginning with a concert given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican.
Clyne: This midnight hour
Britten: Violin Concerto Op.15
Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 in F major Op.68 (Pastoral)
Vilde Frang, violin
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo, conductor
3.30: A selection of music evoking the different moods of the forest, including works by Messiaen, Smetana and Glazunov.
In midsummer week, Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination. 'Into the Forest' explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, with slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest, allowing time out from today's often frenetic world.
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