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The Ulster Orchestra - Liszt, Respighi, Rachmaninov

The Ulster orchestra in Liszt's Mephisto Waltz 1, Respighi's Fountains of Rome, Rachmaninov's 5 Etudes tableaux, Alfredo Casella's Paganiniana and Elisabetta Brusa's Symphony No 2

The Ulster orchestra conducted by Ilyich Rivas, in a programme featuring program music and transcriptions, opening with Liszt's Mephisto Waltz No. 1; followed by Respighi's Fountains of Rome, the colourful evocation of water, ever present in the Eternal City; then, Rachmaninov's 5 Etudes tableaux, an orchestration by Respighi taken from selected piano pieces by the Russian composer published under his Op. 33 and Op. 39; after that concert, Ilyich Rivas returns to conduct the orchestra in Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5; then Daniele Rustioni takes to the rostrum to conduct the ensemble in concert including Alfredo Casella's Paganiniana, a divertimento for orchestra inspired on themes by Paganini, written in 1941, followed by two pieces by the Italian-born, British composer Elisabetta Brusa, which bring the afternoon to a close: Simply Largo and Symphony No. 2.
Presented by Hannah French.

2pm
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Rachmaninov, orch. by Respighi: 5 Etudes tableaux, Op. 61

The Ulster Orchestra
Ilyich Rivas, conductor

2.55pm
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100

The Ulster Orchestra
Illyich Rivas, conductor

3.40pm
Alfredo Casella: Paganiniana, Op. 65
Elisabetta Brusa: Simply Largo
Elisabetta Brusa: Symphony No. 2

The Ulster Orchestra
Daniele Rustioni, conductor

3 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Liszt

    Mephisto Waltz No.1

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Ilyich Rivas.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Fountains of Rome

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Ilyich Rivas.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    5 Etudes-Tableaux

    Orchestrator: Ottorino Respighi. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Ilyich Rivas.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No.5 in B flat major, Op.100

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Ilyich Rivas.
  • Alfredo Casella

    AC Wk 47_TUE_5of7_191119_Casella_Paganiniana_UO_48k

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Elisabetta Brusa

    Simply Largo

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Elisabetta Brusa

    Symphony No.2, Op.22

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.

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