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BBC Concert Orchestra

Kate Molleson presents piano duo, brothers Arthur and Lucas Jussen, in the UK premiere of Dobrinka Tabakova’s double piano concerto.

The BBC Concert Orchestra with an electric programme of twentieth- and twenty-first century music. Coinciding with the one-hundred-year anniversary of the RAF, the concert opens with Martinu’s composition inspired by Second World War fighter planes. Young Dutch piano duo Arthur and Lucas Jussen give the UK premiere of Together Remember to Dance, the double piano concerto composed by the BBC Concert Orchestra’s Composer in Residence Dobrinka Tabakova. Pieces by Milhaud and Poulenc complete the programme that shines spotlights on various sections of the orchestra, showcasing their talents. Recorded at Watford Colosseum.
After this concert, the first of four French flute works we'll hear this week with the American soloist Ransom Wilson, and a chance to hear the BBC Concert Orchestra alongside Truro Cathedral Choir & around 100 students from local secondary schools perform arrangements of traditional folksongs, an anthem by Jonathan Dove, and they're joined by star cellist Natalie Clein in Tabakova's 'On The South Downs', setting words by local poet Francis William Bourdillon which perfectly capture a day’s walking on the Downs in Sussex.

Martinu: Thunderbolt P-47, Scherzo for Orchestra
Dobrinka Tabakov: Together Remember to Dance (UK Premiere)
Fazil Say: Night
Milhaud: Symphonie de chambre No. 5, Op 75
Milhaud: Symphonie de chambre No. 4, Op 74
Poulenc: Sinfonietta

Lucas & Arthur Jussen, piano
BBC Concert Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

c.3.40pm
Jacques Ibert: Flute Concerto
Ransom Wilson, flute
BBC Concert Orchestra
Perry So, conductor

c.4pm
American trad, arr James Erb: Shenandoah
Philip Moore: All wisdom cometh from the Lord
Trad, arr Chilcott: Londonderry Air
Dove: Seek him that maketh the seven stars
Dobrinka Tabakova: On The South Downs

Natalie Clein, cello
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

  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Thunderbolt P-47

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Together Remember to Dance

    Performer: Lucas Jussen. Performer: Arthur Jussen. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Fazil Say

    Night

    Performer: Lucas Jussen. Performer: Arthur Jussen.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Symphonie de chambre No 5

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Symphonie de chambre No 5

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sinfonietta

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Flute Concerto (1933)

    Performer: Ransom Wilson. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Perry So.
  • Philip Moore

    All widom cometh from the Lord

    Performer: Joseph Wicks. Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Chris Gray. Singer: Oliver Neale.
  • Joseph Wicks

    Londonderry Air

  • Jonathan Dove

    Seek him that maketh the seven stars

    Performer: Joseph Wicks. Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Chris Gray.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    On the South Downs

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Chris Gray.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Two Dances from Puck Fair for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Jean-Michel Damase

    Scherzo for flute and piano

    Performer: Ransom Wilson. Performer: Jean-Michel Damase.
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