• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

THE SNOW MAIDEN

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A Spring Fairytale after Ostrovsky Opera in four acts and a prologue by Rimsky-Korsakov
English version by EDWARD AGATE
Cast in order of singing:
Tsar's retinue, Boyars and their wives, blind singers, tumblers. shepherds, people, birds BBC CHORUS
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, Marcus Dods
Repetiteur, Gordon Kember
The action takes place in the land of the Berendeys in legendary times. Prologue: The Red Mountain near the Tsar's capital
2.30* Act 1 The village of Berendey
3.20* Act 2 The Tsar's palace
3.54* Act 3 The Sacred Forest
4.25* Act 4 The Valley of Yarllo
Recorded before an invited audience in the Camden Theatre. London
Ann Robson. Patricia Kern. Clifford Grant , and John Fryatt broadcast by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Co.; Kenneth Macdonald broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden See page 33
DURING THE INTERVAL at 3.3* between Acts I and I
0 SCARLATTI SONATAS
A minor (L.s.32); C major (L.255) B minor (L.347); G major (L.349) E minor (L.374); E major (L.21)
LUCIANO SGRIZZI (harpsichord) Kramopnone record

Contributors

Unknown: Ostrovsky Opera
Unknown: Edward Agate
Conductor: Marcus Dods
Repetiteur: Gordon Kember
Unknown: Patricia Kern.
Unknown: Clifford Grant
Unknown: John Fryatt
Unknown: Kenneth MacDonald
Harpsichord: Luciano Sgrizzi
The Spirit of the Woods: Bernard Dickerson
Fairy Spring: Patricia Kern
King Frost: Clifford Grant
Snegourochka, their daughter: Elizabeth Harwood
The Carnival King: Bassett Stevens
Bobylicka, an old peasant woman: Johanna Peters
Bobyl, her husband: John Fryatt
Lei a young shepherd: Ann Robson
Cupava, a young woman: Elisabeth Robinson
Misgir, her fiance: Neil Howlett
Bermata, a minister of state: Michael Rippon
Tsar Berendey: Kenneth MacDonald
A page: Elizabeth Harrison
First Herald: Gordon Farrall
Second Herald: Anson Austin

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us






About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Feedback about THE SNOW MAIDEN, BBC Radio 3, 13.45, 14 July 1968
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/b383bb18754249498285be3c6b8d90a4

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel