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European Gala Concert


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from Guildhall, City of London, in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales To celebrate the United
Kingdom Presidency of the EEC, this concert, given before a distinguished audience, brings together music by English, German and Italian composers. It includes BENJAMIN BRITTE 'S song cycle 'Les illuminations sung by Heather Harper , a transcription of a BOCCHERINI chamber piece by LUCIANO BERio and concludes with BEETHOVEN'S Fourth Symphony.
Introduced by Richard Baker BBC Symphony Orchestra leader RODNEY FRIEND conducted by Lothar Zagrosek Trumpeters of the Life Guards Sound VIC GODRICH
Lighting PETER WEBB Directed by RON ISTED Presented by the ROYAL PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY in association with BRITISH OLIVETTI LTD
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn of TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away.
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Unknown: Benjamin Britte
Sung By: Heather Harper
Unknown: Luciano Berio
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Conducted By: Lothar Zagrosek
Directed By: Ron Isted

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