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Music on Two: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5, in E minor

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Every week at this time BBC-2 presents an outstanding feature from the world of music.
Tonight: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5, in E minor
played by the Toronto Symphony under their brilliant young Japanese conductor
Seiji Ozawa.

"I have not been so excited by Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony for a long time" - Gerald Larner (The Guardian)
"The Toronto Symphony Orchestra gave one of the most stunning performances I have yet heard on the South Bank" - Felix Aprahamian (Sunday Times)

The programme begins with Leonard Bernstein's Overture: Candide and also includes an interview with Seiji Ozawa.
Introduced by Humphrey Burton.
Recorded during the orchestra's visit to the Commonwealth Arts Festival

Contributors

Musicians: The Toronto Symphony
Conductor/Interviewee: Seiji Ozawa
Presenter: Humphrey Burton
Producer: Brian Large






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