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The first of five concerts direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London, in the South Bank Pops series, Part 1
Brass and Strings CORY BAND
Conductor BRAM GAY
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR LEAVINS conducted by MARCUS DODI Introduced by James Alexander Gordon Part 2
Gilbert and Sullivan.
The Magic of the Mikado
RAE WOODLAND , GILLIAN KNIGHT KENNETH BOWEN
MICHAEL WAKEHAM , IAN WALLACE AMBROSIAN OPERA CHORUS chorus-master JOHN MCCARTHY BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by MARCUS DODS Presented by Ian Wallace
During the interval, Bells Will Be Rung: IAN WALLACE savours the unique atmosphere of a concert interval and the sort of bells that ring for him at the mention of Gilbert and Sullivan.
Producer BARRY KNIGHT
(Presented by the BBC in association with the GLC. Gillian Knight broadcasts by permission of Covent Garden)
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