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Ulster Orchestra - LIVE

Live concerts all week from the BBC Orchestras. Today, the Ulster Orchestra performs Schumann's cello concerto followed by Mendelssohn's 'Reformation' Symphony. John Toal presents.

Live concerts all week from the BBC Orchestras. Today, John Toal presents the Ulster Orchestra performing Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony & Schumann's fantasia-like cello concerto live from the Guildhall in Derry.
Back in London, Penny Gore continues the afternoon with a performance by the Ulster Orchestra of Strauss's tone poem telling the story of the dastardly Don Quixote. To close the afternoon, it's the turn of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales playing music by Beethoven, Huw Watkins & Benjamin Britten.

Schumann: Cello concerto, Op.129
Mendelssohn: Symphony 5, Op.107 (Reformation)
Bruno Philippe, cello
Ulster Orchestra
Moritz Gnann, conductor

c.3.05pm
Strauss: Don Quixote Op.35
Ulster Orchestra
Rafael Payare, conductor

c.3.45pm
Beethoven: Symphony No.1
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Ryan Bancroft, conductor

c.4.15pm
Huw Watkins: Spring
Britten: 4 Sea interludes from 'Peter Grimes' Op.33a
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang, conductor

3 hours

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Cello Concerto Op 129

    Performer: Bruno Philippe. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony 5 Op 107 (reformation)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Moritz Gnann.
  • Richard Strauss

    Don Quixote Op.35

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 1

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Ryan Bancroft.
  • Huw Watkins

    Spring

    Conductor: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Ryan Wigglesworth.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Celebration for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Chandos.

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