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Celebrating the BBC Concert Orchestra: English Music Festival

The BBC Concert Orchestra in a concert recorded last month at the 13th annual English Music Festival in Dorchester-on-Thames.

Kate Molleson presents the BBC Concert Orchestra in a concert recorded last month at the 13th annual English Music Festival in Dorchester-on-Thames. By orchestrating or completing neglected works by British composers, conductor Martin Yates has brought several world premiere performances to the festival over the years and this concert includes four.

2.00pm
Lord Berners (orch Yates): Portsmouth Point (world premiere)
Arnold: Serenade for small orchestra
Stanford: Violin Concerto in D (world premiere)
Vaughan Williams (orch Yates): The Blue Bird (world premiere)
Delius: A Song before Sunrise
Robin Milford: Symphony No.2 (world premiere)
Sergey Levitin (violin)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates (conductor)

3.55pm
Braunfels: Hebridean Dances, Op.70
Piers Lane (piano)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Johannes Wildner (conductor)

3 hours

Music Played

  • Lord Berners

    Portsmouth Point

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Serenade Op.26 for small orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra [1875]

    Performer: Sergei Levitin. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Blue Bird

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
  • Frederick Delius

    A Song before sunrise RT.6.24 for small orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
  • Robin Milford

    Symphony No 2

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
  • Walter Braunfels

    Hebridentanze Op.70 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Piers Lane. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Johannes Wildner.
    • Walter Braunfels - Volume 4.
    • Dutton.
    • 006.
  • Clara Schumann

    Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7

    Performer: Lucy Parham. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • Robert and Clara Schumann: Piano Concertos.
    • Sanctuary.
    • 4-6.
  • John Foulds

    Gipsy Czardas

    Performer: Cynthia Fleming. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • Dutton.

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