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Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

on BBC Radio 3

With Donald Macleod.
5: 1889-92. Tchaikovsky's fear of conducting, his love of Mozart and his discovery of the celesta Mustel.
Sleeping Beauty, Act 3 Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev Queen of Spades, Act 3 (final scene)
Gegam Grigorian (tenor), Kirov Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev The Nutcracker, Act 2 (excerpts)
Kirov Orchestra, conductor ValeryGergiev Voyevoda , Op 78 St Petersburg PO, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Donald MacLeod.
Mikhail Pletnev
Gegam Grigorian
Valery Gergiev
Valerygergiev Voyevoda
Vladimir Ashkenazy

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