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Live - BBC Symphony Orchestra

A live performance by the BBC Symphony Orchestra of Jennifer Higdon's Blue Cathedral, Ries's Piano Concerto No 3 and Dvorak's Symphony No 6, conducted by Ryan Bancroft.

Live from Maida Vale studios in London, the BBC Symphony Orchestra performing Jennifer Higdon's Blue Cathedral, Ries's Piano Concerto No. 3 and Dvorak's Symphony No. 6, under the baton of Ryan Bancroft. Presented by Natasha Riordan.
Then, coming back to the Radio 3 studio, the Ulster Orchestra. our featured ensemble this week, with Mendelssohn's orchestral concert overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, inspired by the same verses Beethoven set in his 1815 cantata of the same name. Presented by Hannah French.

2.00pm LIVE from Maida Vale studios, London. Presented by Natasha Riordan
Jennifer Higdon: Blue Cathedral
Ferdinand Ries: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op.55
Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No.6 in D major, Op. 60
Alexandra Dariescu, piano
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Ryan Bancroft, conductor

16.05pm Presented by Hannah French
Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage - concert overture
The Ulster Orchestra
Mihhail Gerts, conductor

2 hours, 31 minutes

Music Played

  • Jennifer Higdon

    Blue Cathedral

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ryan Bancroft.
  • Ferdinand Ries

    Piano Concerto No.3 in C Sharp Minor

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Toward the Unknown Region

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Nutcracker Suite Op.71a - Tempo di marcia viva

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Nutcracker Suite Op.71a - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No.6

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ryan Bancroft.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Mihhail Gerts.
  • Arnold Bax

    Into The Twilight

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Bax Orchestral Works, volume 4.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 002.

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