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7.30 pm Richter Plays Tchaikovsky
Waltz-Scherzo , Op 7 Nocturne, Op 10 No 1
Capriccioso, Op 19 No 5 Sviatoslav Richter (piano).
7.45 pm Tchaikovsky 150th Anniversary Concert live from the Barbican Hall, London.
ECO, leader Maciej Rakowski , conductor Vasily Sinaisky
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
Kastalsky Chamber Choir/Ivan Moody
Elena Firsova Autumn Music (first perf of new work commissioned by the ECO)
Tchaikovsky Nocturne , Op 19 No 4; Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op 33 (1876 version)
8.35 John Warrack considers the uneasy relationship between Tchaikovsky and the Russian Church.
8.55 Tchaikovsky Liturgical Music for Unaccompanied Choir: Blessed Are They (Office for the Dead); Cherubic Hymn; Meet It Is; The Lord's Prayer (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op 41); Angel Hosts (Liturgy of the Presanctified); Serenade for String Orchestra in C, Op 48
(In association with the Ernst von Siemens Foundation)
10.00pm A Fateful Gift
The story behind Tchaikovsky's entanglement with Antonina Milyukova, and the composition of Eugene Onegin.
With Mike Gwilym as the Composer, Karen Archer as Antonina.
Producer Graham Sheffield
(From a series by David Brown, first broadcast in 1984)
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