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BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales - Friday

Performances by the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales of works by MacMillan, Bartok, Shostakovich, Jongen and Sibelius. Presented by Penny Gore.

Penny Gore introduces choral works by James MacMillan performed by the BBC National Chorus of Wales conducted by Adrian Partington. And the programme ends with Bartok, Shostakovich and Sibelius from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

2.00pm
James MacMillan:
Benedicimus Deum caeli
Lux aeterna
Te Deum (soloists: Linda Walsh, Emma Nelson, Lily Taylor, Verity-Belle Atkinson, Camille Chappuis)
Seven Angels
Llio Evans (soprano)
Matthew Farrell (countertenor)
Huw Llywelyn (tenor)
James Geidt (bass)
Sarah Hatch (percussion)
Lucy Wakeford (harp)
Robyn Grayling (cello)
Simon Bell (organ)
Adrian Partington (conductor)

3.05pm
Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

3.31pm
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Andrei Ionita (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rebecca Miller (conductor)

4.00pm
Joseph Jongen: Symphonie concertante, Op.81
Thomas Trotter (organ)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

4.44pm
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela from Lemminkäinen Suite, Op.22
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Sir James MacMillan

    Benedicimus Deum caeli; Lux aeterna

    Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Conductor: Adrian Partington.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Te Deum

    Performer: Simon Bell. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Conductor: Adrian Partington.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Seven Angels

    Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Conductor: Adrian Partington.
  • Béla Bartók

    Divertimento, Sz 113

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major, Op 107

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
  • Joseph Jongen

    Symphonie Concertante, Op 81

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

    The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkäinen Suite, Op 22)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Norman Del Mar.
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Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Chorus of Wales
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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