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BBC Concert Orchestra - LIVE

Live from Watford Colosseum, music by Rodrigo, Maconchy and Lutowslawski, the BBC CO with New Generation Artist Thibaut Garcia and conductor Richard Farnes. With Fiona Talkington.

Live from Watford Colosseum, Fiona Talkington presents the BBC Concert Orchestra performing music by Ravel, Rodrigo, Maconchy & Lutowslawski, with New Generation Artist guitarist Thibaut Garcia & conductor Richard Farnes.
After the live concert, Penny Gore features music recorded by the BBC Concert Orchestra at the EFG London Jazz Festival last month. The programme explores the marvels that are composer/performers and the influence of New York City on jazz. Principal Conductor Bramwell Tovey is the pianist for Pictures in the Smoke, his work inspired by a line from New York-based poet Dorothy Parker. Gordon Hamilton’s piece pays homage to one of New York’s greatest jazz composer/performers, John Coltrane, and Coltrane played with Miles Davis whose album Nefertiti has been arranged for orchestra by Guy Barker. The Frontier by Dave Heath explores a range of musical images based upon feelings on returning from a visit to New York City in 1989.

Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin
Rodrigo – Concierto de Aranjuez
Matos Rodriguez – La Cumparsita
Maconchy – Nocturne for Orchestra
Lutowslawski - Concerto for Orchestra
BBC Concert Orchestra
Thibaut Garcia, guitar
Richard Farnes, conductor

c.3.50pm
Gordon Hamilton: Baby Steps First
Wayne Shorter, arr. Guy Barker: Nefertiti
Dave Heath: The Frontier
Bramwell Tovey: Pictures in the Smoke
BBC Concert Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, piano & conductor

3 hours

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Gerardo Matos Rodríguez

    La Cumparsita

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Nocturne for Orcestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Cecil Armstrong Gibbs

    Crossings

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • Dutton.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Little Children; O Sanctissima; Patapan

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Naxos.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Concerto for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Gordon Hamilton

    Baby Steps First

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Wayne Shorter

    Nefertiti

    Music Arranger: Guy Barker. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Dave Heath

    Frontier

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

    Pictures in Smoke

    Performer: Bramwell Tovey. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Scala di seta [The silken ladder] - opera in 1 act i Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Albert Roussel

    Suite for Orchestra in F Major, Op. 33 - III. Gigue

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • CHANDOS.

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