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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

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