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BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Kate Molleson presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a programme of music inspired by light, including the world premiere of Paul Mealor's Third Symphony.

Kate Molleson concludes a week of music from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Starting with a concert of music inspired by light, which includes the world premiere of Paul Mealor's Third Symphony, 'Illumination', and following on to other music inspired by light. Plus a performance of Prokofiev's Classical Symphony with Xian Zhang, ahead of her trip to China with the Orchestra in two weeks' time.

2.00pm
Dove: Sunshine
Mathias: Helios
Norgard: Iris
Sibelius: Night Ride and Sunrise, Op 55
Mealor: Symphony No 3, ‘illumination’

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Geoffrey Paterson (conductor)

3.30pm
Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jac van Steen (conductor)

4.10pm
Lennox Berkeley: Voices of the Night

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

4.20pm
Prokofiev: Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor)

4.40pm
Jenkins: Lament for Syria

Kathryn Rudge (soprano)
Abel Salaocoe (cello)
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Karl Jenkins (conductor)

4.50pm
Protheroe, arr. Quirk: Y Ty Heb Un Fflag

Shan Cothi (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
John Quirk (conductor)

3 hours

Music Played

  • Jonathan Dove

    Sunshine

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • William Mathias

    Helios Op.76 for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • Per Nørgård

    Iris

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Night ride and sunrise Op.55

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • Paul Mealor

    Symphony no. 3 (Illumination)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp & Circumstance March no.1

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Richard Strauss

    Also sprach Zarathustra Op.30

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    Voices of the night Op.86

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony no. 1 in D major Op.25 (Classical)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Karl Jenkins

    Lament for Syria

    Performer: Abel Selaocoe. Singer: Kathryn Rudge. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Conductor: Karl Jenkins.
  • Brian Protheroe

    Y Ty Heb Un Fflag

    Music Arranger: John Quirk. Singer: Shân Cothi. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: John Quirk.
  • John Williams

    Jaws

    Music Arranger: Stanley Black. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Moritz Gnann.
  • Ernest Bloch

    Prayer (From Jewish Life)

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Music Arranger: Christopher Palmer. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • HYPERION.

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