BBC Concert Orchestra: Colour Series – Green

BBC Concert Orchestra: Colour Series – Green

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 7.30pm

Programme
Richard Wagner
Tannhäuser – Venusberg Music

Judith Weir
Forest

John Harle
Briggflatts
(world premiere)

Gioachino Rossini
Othello Overture

Jean Sibelius
Spring Song, Op 16

Michael Torke
Green

Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Robin Hood Suite

Performers
Jess Gillam saxophone
Bramwell Tovey conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
Lachlan Goudie presenter

The BBC Concert Orchestra and Principal Conductor Bramwell Tovey paint a musical portrait of the colour green.

Emeralds. Jealousy. Youth. Joy. Spring. Victory. Nature. We discover how green has been melodically interpreted through great classics and music of today.

Part of the BBC Concert Orchestra’s new, occasional series of concerts inspired by colours, this performance features the world premiere of John Harle’s piece written for young saxophonist of the moment, Jess Gillam.

Presented by Lachlan Goudie, artist, documentary presenter and judge on BBC One’s Big Painting Challenge.

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Published on 12 May 2019

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