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Wagner's Die Walkure, Mozart, Britten, Mathias

BBC orchestras in a concert performance of Act 1 of Wagner's Die Walkure, Mozart's Symphony No 36 in C, concertos by Britten and Bartok, and William Mathias's Symphony No 3

A concert performance of Act 1 of Wagner's Die Walkure, plus sunny Mozart and concertos by Britten & Bartok. Celebrating the BBC Performing Groups, there's a chance to hear the BBC Philharmonic's chief conductor designate in Mozart's 'Linz' Symphony and the opening act of Wagner's opera The Valkyries. Then it's the turn of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales to play an early concerto by Benjamin Britten and music by Welsh composers Huw Watkins and William Mathias

2.00pm
Mozart: Symphony no.36 in C 'Linz'
Wagner: Die Walkure (Act One)
Sieglinde.....Christiane Libor, soprano
Siegmund....Robert Dean Smith, tenor
Hunding........Brindley Sherratt, bass
BBC Philharmonic
Omer Meir Wellber, conductor

3.30pm
Britten: Piano Concerto, Op.13
Huw Watkins, piano
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

4.05pm
Watkins: Three Welsh Songs
Mathias: Symphony no.3
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Grant Llewellyn, conductor

3 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 36 in C major K.425 (Linz)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walkure [Part 2 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'] i Act 1

    Singer: Christiane Libor. Singer: Robert Dean Smith. Singer: Brindley Sherratt.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Concerto Op.13 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Huw Watkins. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Huw Watkins

    3 Welsh songs for string orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
  • William Mathias

    Symphony No 3

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
  • William Mathias

    Nocturne (Santa Fe Suite)

    Performer: Claire Jones.
    • Patrick Hawes, Highgrove Suite: Claire Jones, Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Classic FM.
    • 15.

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