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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 by their Principal Guest Conductor Designate, 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 ’
Thomas Elwin (tenor)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Anna-Maria Helsing (conductor)

2 hours, 31 minutes

Music Played

  • Joby Talbot

    Chacony (after Purcell)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Anna-Maria Helsing.
  • Gustav Mahler

    What the Wild Flowers Tell Me, arr. Britten

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Anna-Maria Helsing.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Dies Natalis

    Performer: Thomas Elwin. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    English Folk Song Suite

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
  • Peter Warlock

    Capriol Suite

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Prelude and Serenade (Der Schneemann)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Anna-Maria Helsing.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta, arr. Stein

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Anna-Maria Helsing.
  • John Harle

    Briggflatts

    Performer: Jess Gillam. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    On the South Downs

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Gray.
    • Regent.
  • Bob Chilcott

    Advent Antiphons (O Sapientia)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
    • Chilcott: Man I Sing.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 7.

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