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The Afternoon on Three


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With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 British Opera
Matinee: The Rape of Lucretia
By Benjamin Britten. Britten's first chamber opera followed the composition of Peter Grimes. Lucretia, the most faithful woman in Rome, is raped by Tarquinius Sextus , arrogant son of the despotic Etruscan king. Introduced by Humphrey Carpenter.
English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Discs
3.20 New series
Brief Lives
The first of three programmes featuring music by talented but short-lived English composers of the 18th century. Today, the Revolutionary Drawing Room with soprano Julia Gooding and fortepianist Timothy Roberts perform music by Stephen Storace (1762-1796).
Producer Lindsay Kemp
4.05 The BBC Orchestras
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Martyn Brabbins Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps
Ravel Alborada del gracioso (Miroirs)
Walton Variations on a Theme by Hindemith See also 7.30pm


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Benjamin Britten.
Unknown: Peter Grimes.
Unknown: Tarquinius Sextus
Introduced By: Humphrey Carpenter.
Soprano: Julia Gooding
Unknown: Timothy Roberts
Music By: Stephen Storace
Producer: Lindsay Kemp
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Lucretia: Janet Baker (contralto)
Collatinus her husband: John Shirley-Quirk (bass)
Junius his friend: Bryan Drake (baritone)
Tarquinius: Benjamin Luxon (baritone)
Bianca Lucretia's nurse: Elizabeth Bainbridge (mezzo)
Lucia, Lucretia's maid: Jenny Hill (sop)
Male Chorus: Peter Pears (tenor)
Female Chorus: Heather Harper (soprano)

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