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Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky


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This week Donald Macleod explores five significant periods in the life and work of Tchaikovsky. 5: 1889-92. Tchaikovsky's fear of conducting, his love of Mozart and his discovery of the celesta mustel. The Sleeping Beauty, Act 3
Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
The Queen of Spades (Act 3, Final Scene) Gegam Grigorian (tenor),
Chorus and Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, conductor Valery Gergiev
The Nutcracker, Act 2 (excerpts) Kirov Opera Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
The Voyevoda (Symphonic Ballad after
Mickiewicz) St Petersburg Philharmonic , conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Tenor: Gegam Grigorian
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: St Petersburg Philharmonic
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

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Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

BBC Radio 3, 23 June 2000 9.00

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