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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
13-May-22 - 12:51 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2022
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2022
Across BBC Radio 3 schedules from Wednesday 3 March to Sunday 29 May as part of national RWV150 celebrations. Highlights include:

A complete Vaughan Williams’ Symphony Cycle broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in Concert over six programmes, featuring performances by BBC Philharmonic and the Hallé (2 March - 12 May)

A four- week series of Composer of the Week, dedicating twenty hour-long episodes to Vaughan Williams (2-27 May)

Between The Ears: The Lark Descending featuring a new electronic re-imagining of Vaughan William’s beloved piece, where a sampled lark performs its renowned violin solo (29 May)

Breakfast explores Vaughan Williams’ Folk Songs and Hymns (weekday 2-13 May & Sunday Breakfast 1-29 May)

In Tune Mixtape presenting special Vaughan Williams (inspired playlists using works by the composer, or inspired by him 9-13 May)

Record Review’s Building a Library feature focuses on Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No. 4 (14 May)

Essential Classics devotes five Essential Moments to Vaughan Williams (23 to 27 May)

Opera on 3 presents an archive performance of the opera Sir John in Love first broadcast from English National Opera in 2006 (14 May)

Royal Northern College of Music Brass Band Festival Highlights celebrating Vaughan Williams amongst some of Britain’s finest 20th century contributors to brass band repertoire (2 March)