Afternoon heat breeds musical languor in a Prom that drifts from Delius’s summer garden to the classical landscapes of Ravel’s lovers Daphnis and Chloe.
Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Mark Simpson is the soloist in anniversary composer Nielsen’s intimate, playful Clarinet Concerto.
Hugh Wood’s Epithalamium is a new cantata that delights in John Donne’s sensuous and jubilant verse.
In a Summer Garden 15’
Nielsen Clarinet Concerto 24’
BBC commission: world premiere
Daphnis and Chloe – Suite No. 2 16’
Mark Simpson clarinet
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis conductor