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Georgia Mann presents a programme devoted to the magic of forests, beginning with a Tchaikovsky concert given by the BBC National Symphony Orchestra of Wales.

Georgia Mann presents the last in a week of programmes devoted to the magic of forests, beginning with a concert given by the BBC National Symphony Orchestra or Wales, conducted by Xian Zhang.

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet - fantasy overture
Gliere: Harp Concerto, Op 74
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping beauty - Suite, Op 66a

Catrin Finch, harp
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang, conductor

3.15: A selection of music evoking the forest, including works by Koechlin and Ravel.

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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Fri 22 Jun 2018 14:00

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Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Romeo and Juliet - Fantasy Overture

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Reinhold Moritzevich Glière

    Harp Concerto, Op 74

    Performer: Catrin Finch. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping Beauty (suite), Op 66a

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Michael Tippett

    Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • WARNER APEX.
  • Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

    Miske [In the forest] - symphonic poem

    Orchestra: Great Symphony Orchestra of the All-Union Radio. Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev.
    • Ciurlionis/Poemes Symphoniques, Quatuor.
    • Chant Du Monde.
    • 1.
  • 叶小纲

    Spring In The Forest

    Orchestra: European Soloists, Luxembourg. Conductor: Christoph König.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Francesca da Rimini, Op 32

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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