Main content
This programme will be available shortly after broadcast

The BBC Concert Orchestra LIVE

Talbot, Mahler, Finzi and Janacek, live from the BBC Concert Orchestra and new Principal Guest Conductor Anna-Maria Helsing.

Kate Molleson hosts the last in a week of live concerts from the BBC Orchestras – today Hannah French presents a wide-ranging concert live from our Maida Vale Studios. The BBC Concert Orchestra will be conducted for the first time by their new Principal Guest Conductor, Anna-Maria Helsing.

Zemlinsky arranges snowy Korngold, Britten arranges his beloved Mahler and Joby Talbot gives his unique take on Henry Purcell. And at the centre of the programme is Gerald Finzi's exquisite cantata Dies natalis, which sets texts by the metaphysical poet Thomas Traherne

2.00pm
Joby Talbot: Chacony in G minor
Mahler/ Britten: What the wild flowers tell me
Finzi: Dies natalis
Korngold/Zemlinsky: Der Schneemann: Prelude and Serenade
Janacek/Stein: Sinfonietta ’
Alessandro Fischer (tenor)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Anna-Maria Helsing (conductor)

Release date:

2 hours, 31 minutes

Broadcast

Featured in...