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Afternoon Concert with Georgia Mann

Georgia Mann introduces music by Boris Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Sviridov, Finzi and Saariaho. Alexander Vedernikov conducts Ravel's luscious song cycle Sheherazade.

Georgia Mann introduces music by Boris Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Sviridov, Finzi and Saariaho.

Alexander Vedernikov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a concert including Ravel's luscious orchestral song cycle Shéhérazade with the soprano Fatma Said.

2.00pm
Boris Tchaikovsky: Music for Orchestra (UK premiere)
Ravel: Shéhérazade
Sviridov: Time, Forward March! Suite (UK premiere)
Fatma Said (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)

3.00pm
Judith Weir: Drop Down, Ye Heavens, From Above
Bax: This Worldes Joie
Weir: Ave Regina Caelorum
Maxwell Davies: Lullaby for Lucy
Williamson: Love, the Sentinel
Elgar: Go, song of mine
Bliss: The World is Charged with the Grandeur of God
BBC Singers
Owain Park (conductor)

3.45pm
Finzi: Cello Concerto Op.40
Paul Watkins (cello)
BBC Sympony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis

4.20pm
Kaija Saariaho: Orion
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

3 hours

Music Played

  • Boris Alexandrovich Tchaikovsky

    Music for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sheherazade

    Singer: Fatma Said. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
  • Georgy Sviridov

    Time, Forward March!

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
  • Judith Weir

    Drop Down, Ye Heavens, From Above

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: Owain Park.
  • Arnold Bax

    This Worldes Joie

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: Owain Park.
  • Judith Weir

    Ave Regina Caelorum

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: Owain Park.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Lullabye for Lucy

    Performer: BBC Singers.
  • Malcolm Williamson

    Love, the Sentinel

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: Owain Park.
  • Edward Elgar

    Go, song of mine

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: Owain Park.
  • Arthur Bliss

    The World is Charged with the Grandeur of God

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: Owain Park.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Cello Concerto

    Performer: Paul Watkins. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Orion

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Villanelle (Les nuits d'été)

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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