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Morning Performance


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Artist in Focus: Janet Baker
In the final programme, the distinguished mezzo talks to Brian Kay about her operatic career.
Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice (Act 3) (excerpts)
LPO, conductor Raymond Leppard
Schumann Frauenliebe und-leben, Op 42 With Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Handel How Silently, How Slyly (
Julius Caesar ) With the English National Opera
Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras Donizetti Mary Stuart (Act 3, Scene 2)
English National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Gluck Orfeo
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Conducted By: Donizetti Mary Stuart
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Orfeo: Janet Baker (mezzo)
Euridice: Elisabeth Speiser (soprano)
Mary Stuart: Janet Baker (mezzo)
Sir William Cecil: Alan Opie (baritone)
Earl of Shrewsbury: John Tomlinson (bass)

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Morning Performance

BBC Radio 3, 4 April 2003 11.30

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