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Performance on 3

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Tonight's concert of music by Bax opens with a piece composed in 1916 but not discovered for another
80 years. The concerto was not a Paul Wittgenstein commission but was written for the composer's wife, Harriet Cohen.
BBC Philharmonic, conductor
Vernon Handley , Margaret Fingerhut (piano), Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Bax In Memoriam (In Memoriam
Padraig Pearse ); Piano Concerto for the Left Hand; The Bard of the Dimbovitza

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Wittgenstein
Unknown: Harriet Cohen.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Piano: Margaret Fingerhut
Piano: Jean Rigby
Piano: Padraig Pearse

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