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BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Singers

The 10th-anniversary concert from last year's English Music Festival opens this week of concerts featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Singers. Presented by Penny Gore

This week Penny Gore presents music from the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Singers. We start with the 10th-anniversary concert from last year's English Music Festival, recorded in the beautiful Abbey of Dorchester-on-Thames in May 2019. Plus a new CD release and choral music from celebrated British composer Nigel Hess performed by the BBC Singers with their Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin.

2.00pm
Lord Berners: Portsmouth Point
Arnold: Serenade for Small Orchestra
Stanford: Violin Concerto in D (1875)

2.55pm
Vaughan Williams: The Blue Bird (World Premiere performance)
Delius: A Song before Sunrise
Milford: Symphony No.2 (World Premiere performance)
Sergei Levitin, violin
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates, conductor

3.55pm
Nigel Hess: Arise, my love
Nigel Hess: Live with me and be my love
BBC Singers
Sofi Jeannin, conductor

4.05pm
Chaminade: Suite No 1 for orchestra, Op 20
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates, conductor

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 8 Jun 2020 14:00

Music Played

  • Lord Berners

    Portsmouth Point

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

    Serenade for small orchestra

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

    Stanford Violin Concerto

    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

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

    Symphony No 2

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
  • Nigel Hess

    Arise, my love

    Performer: BBC Singers. Performer: Sofi Jeannin. Performer: Benjamin Hughes. Performer: Emma Tring.
  • Nigel Hess

    Live with me and be my love

    Performer: BBC Singers. Performer: Alison Martin. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • Cécile Chaminade

    Suite No 1 for orchestra, Op 20

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
    • Dutton.

Broadcast

  • Mon 8 Jun 2020 14:00