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BBC Concert Orchestra

David Bedford’s work transcends genre & style. In what would have been his 80th year, the BBC Concert Orchestra presents a concert including Tubular Bells & his Symphony No.1

David Bedford’s work transcends genre and style, reaching audiences in dynamic and refreshing ways. In what would have been his 80th year, the BBC Concert Orchestra presents a concert of his music including Tubular Bells and Symphony No.1. Plus a world premiere by electronic musician Scanner, drawing out the majestic and exploratory nature of Bedford’s works. After the concert we've another French flute work featuring the American soloist Ransom Wilson, and music recorded in Truro Cathedral including the first performance of the BBC Concert Orchestra’s Composer in Residence Dobrinka Tabakova's 'Kynance Cove'. It sets the words of the nineteenth-century Cornish poet John Harris depicting that beautiful, rugged spot on the Lizard Peninsula.

Bedford: Alleluia Timpanis (revised version 1981)
Scanner, orch. Quinta: A Little Bit of Everything
Bedford: Symphony No. 1
Oldfield arr Bedford: Orchestral Tubular Bells

Steve Hillage, guitar
Scanner, electronics
BBC Concert Orchestra
Michael Seal conductor

c.3.40pm
Jean Françaix: Impromptu for Flute and String Orchestra
Ransom Wilson, flute
BBC Concert Orchestra
Perry So, conductor

c.3.55pm
Bach: Violin Concerto in G minor, BWV1056
Graham Fitkin arr. Mutter: Servant
Dobrinka Tabakova: Kynance Cove (First performance)

Charles Mutter, violin
Truro Cathedral Choir
Youth Choir (from Truro High School for Girls, Richard Lander School, Truro School, Cornwall Youth Choir)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Christopher Gray, conductor

3 hours

Music Played

  • David Bedford

    Alleluia tympanis for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Seal.
  • Robin Rimbaud

    A Little Bit of Everything

    Performer: Scanner. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Seal.
  • David Bedford

    Symphony No 1

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Seal.
  • Mike Oldfield

    Tubular Bells

    Performer: Steve Hillage. Music Arranger: David Bedford. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Seal.
  • Jean Françaix

    Impromptu for flute and strings (1983)

    Performer: Ransom Wilson. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Perry So.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in G minor BWV1056

    Performer: Charles Mutter. Performer: David Beaman. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
  • Graham Fitkin

    Servant

    Music Arranger: Charles Mutter. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Director: Charles Mutter.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Kynance Cove

    Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Chris Gray.
  • Ina Boyle

    Symphony no. 1 (Glencree)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • Ina Boyle - Overture - Symphony No.1 - Psalm.
    • Dutton.
    • 5.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    A Flourish for Orchestra, Op 112

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • DECCA.

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