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BBC Concert Orchestra

Orchestral family favourites from Britten to Saint-Saens, Debussy and Chaminade with the BBC Concert Orchestra under Principal Conductor Bramwell Tovey. Presented by Kate Molleson.

Orchestral family favourites from the BBC Concert Orchestra and Principal Conductor Bramwell Tovey, recorded at Redbridge Town Hall. Opening the concert, Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is a great introduction to the magic of classical music, while Saint-Saens’ Danse macabre is instantly recognisable from its use as a TV theme tune. Celebrating their connection to Redbridge, Bramwell Tovey conducts his local school friend Roderick Elms’ piece Cygncopations, and the programme ends with Gordon Jacob’s Redbridge Variations.

Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Elms: Cygncopations
Debussy: Childrens Corner (orch. André Caplet)
Saint‐Saëns: Danse macabre
Maconchy: Puck Fair (suite) Two Dances
Chaminade: Concertino in D major for Flute, Op 107
Jacob: Redbridge Variations

BBC Concert Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young person's guide to the orchestra Op.34

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Roderick Elms

    Cyngopations (Reverie and Danse for cor anglais and orchestra)

    Performer: Victoria Walpole. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Claude Debussy

    Children's Corner Suite

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse macabre - symphonic poem Op.40

    Performer: Charles Mutter. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Concertino Op.107 vers. for flute and orch

    Performer: Ileana Ruhemann. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Gordon Jacob

    Redbridge Variations

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.

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