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Afternoon on 3


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Introduced by Ian Skelly.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
3/4. From the Frick Collection in New York. Atrium Quartet
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, Op 80 Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D
2.00 Handel Opera Cycle
Written for the great castrato Senesino, Riccardo Primo is Handel's only opera about an English sovereign. This version of the story of Richard I or Richard the Lionheart coincided with the coronation of George 11 - a stroke of good fortune for the astute composer, who revised the opera substantially as homage to the new king. Handel Riccardo Primo : Acts 1 and Chamber Orchestra of Basel, conductor Paul Goodwin Act 3 isat 2pm tomorrow
4.15 Kings and Queens
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
(Emperor) Eduard Kunz , BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Jac van Steen.


Introduced By: Ian Skelly.
Unknown: Riccardo Primo
Unknown: Handel Riccardo Primo
Conductor: Paul Goodwin
Unknown: Eduard Kunz
King Richard I: Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Costanza: Nuria Rial (soprano)
Pulcheria: Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)
Oronte: Tim Mead (countertenor)
Isacio: David Wilson-Johnson (bass)
Berardo: Curtis Streetman (tenor)

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