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BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Stephen Isserlis, Amatis Trio

Fiona Talkington presents the BBC NOW, the Amatis Trio, Stephen Isserlis and others in a programme including Beethoven's Triple Concerto in C, Bridge's Oration and Delius's Requiem

Fiona Talkington continues her week with the BBC National orchestra of Wales. Alongside a recent performance from Marlborough School which includes music which focuses on the centenary of the end of the First World War, there will be more music, including Bridge's Oratio (Concerto Elegiaco) with Steven Isserlis as cello soloist, Jenkins' For the Fallen, with Michael Sheen as narrator, and Delius Requiem with soprano Elizabeth Watts and baritone Mark Stone, which plays tribute to victims of the conflict. Also, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4, conducted by Xian Zhang.

2.00pm
Beethoven: Die Weihe des Hauses (Overture)
Beethoven: Concerto in C major for Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra
Kelly: Elegy for strings in Memoriam Rupert Brooke

Amatis Trio
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Adrian Partington (conductor)

3.00pm
Bridge: Oration (Concerto Elegiaco)

Steven Isserlis (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

3.30pm

Jenkins: For the Fallen

Michael Sheen (narrator)
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Karl Jenkins (conductor)

3.40pm
Delius: Requiem

Elizabeth Watts (soprano)
Mark Stone (baritone)
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Adrian Partington (conductor)

4.15pm
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 4

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor)

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Die Weihe des Hauses - overture Op.124

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Adrian Partington.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto in C major Op.56 for violin, cello, piano and orchestra

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Ensemble: Amatis Piano Trio. Conductor: Adrian Partington.
  • Frederick Septimus Kelly

    Elegy for Strings in Memoriam Rupert Brooke

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Adrian Partington.
  • Frank Bridge

    Oration (Concerto Elegiaco, for Cello and Orchestra)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • Karl Jenkins

    For the Fallen

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Karl Jenkins. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Narrator: Michael Sheen.
  • Frederick Delius

    Requiem RT.2.8 for soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Singer: Elizabeth Watts. Singer: Mark Stone. Conductor: Adrian Partington.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.

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