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English music with the BBC Philharmonic

A week of great performances by the BBC Philharmonic. Today, another all-English programme: music by Vaughan Williams and Elgar both recorded earlier this month in Bilbao.

A week of great performances by the BBC Philharmonic. Today, another all-English programme: music by Vaughan Williams and Elgar both recorded earlier this month in Bilbao. Tom McKinney presents.

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Elgar: Enigma Variations

BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena, conductor
Jennifer Pike, violin
Recorded 2 March 2019 in Bilbao, Spain

c. 2.45pm
Sullivan: Symphony

BBC Philharmonic
Richard Hickox, conductor

c. 3.20pm
Elgar Cello Concerto
BBC Philharmonic
Rory Macdonald, conductor
Laura van der Heiden, cello
Recorded 3 March 2017 at the Victoria Hall, Hanley

c. 3.55
Schurmann: Doctor Syn (suite from the film score)

BBC Philharmonic
Rumon Gamba, conductor
Recorded 20 June 2018 in MediaCityUK, Salford

c. 4.20pm
Nielsen Symphony No 3 (Sinfonia espansiva)

BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards, conductor
Gillian Keith, soprano
Mark Stone, baritone

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Edward Elgar

    Variations on an original theme ('Enigma'), Op 36

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Symphony in E major (Irish)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 9859.
    • 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    Concerto in E minor Op.85

    Performer: Laura van der Heijden. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rory Macdonald.
  • Gerard Schurmann

    Dr Syn - suite from the film music

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No.3 Op.27 (Sinfonia espansiva)

    Singer: Gillian Keith. Singer: Mark Stone.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Suite for Piano Op 45- Allegretto Innocente

    Performer: Martin Roscoe.

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