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A dramatic poem by LORD BYRON (1788-1824)
Overture and incidental music by Robert Schumann. With
Over 30 years after Byron wrote this work, Schumann, already in the clutches of incipient insanity, saw a kindred spirit in Manfred and in his torment. and BBC SINGERS; BBC SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, led by RODNEY FRIEND conducted by LOTHAR ZAGROSEK Songs retranslated into English by JEREMY SAMS.
Manfred has found in radio the home it musthavebeenwaitingfor. THE TIMES Music producer JOHN THORNLEY Directed by JOHN THEOCHARIS (R)


Music By: Robert Schumann.
Conducted By: Lothar Zagrosek
Unknown: Jeremy Sams.
Producer: John Thornley
Directed By: John Theocharis
Manfred: Ronald Pickup
Chamois hunter: Joss Ackland
Abbot: Robert Eddison
Destinies: Sara Kestelman
Destinies: Karen Archer
Destinies: Zelah Clarke
Nemesis: Emily Richar
Phantom of Astarte: Victoria Carling
Manuel: Michael Bilton
Herman: Mihael Tudor Barnes
Witch of the Alps: Caroline Gruber
Arimanes: Steve Hodson
Infernal spirit: Michael Deacon
Speaking spirits: Larry Payne
Speaking spirits: Simon Cuff
Speaking spirits: Stephen Rashbrook
Speaking spirits: Eva Stuart
Speaking spirits: Kim Wall
Singing spirits: Pamela Priestley-Smith (soprano)
Singing spirits: Juliet Trestini (mezzo-Soprano)
Singing spirits: Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor)
Singing spirits: Jonathan Robarts Stephen
Singing spirits: Jackson Brindley Sherratt
Singing spirits: Richard Bourne (basses)

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