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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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Mon 18 Jun 2018 14:00

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Music Played

  • Anna Clyne

    This Midnight Hour

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Violin Concerto Op.15

    Performer: Vilde Frang. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral' Op.68

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Le merle noir

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
    • Bis.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Má vlast)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Ančerl.
    • SUPRAPHON.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Les [The Forest] - fantasy Op.19

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Anisimov.
    • Glazunov - Orchestral Works Volume 13.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Alan Abbott

    Alla caccia arr for horn and piano

    Performer: David Pyatt. Performer: Martin Jones.
    • David Pyatt: Recital: Beethove, Strauss, Hindemith, Schumann: Jones.
    • Erato.
  • Arnold Bax

    Bax Spring Fire

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Suite concertante in A major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Roberto Prosseda. Orchestra: Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. Conductor: Howard Shelley.
    • Gounod: The Complete Works for Pedal Piano and Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.

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