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Composer of the Week: Pyotr llyichTchaikovsky


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(1840-93). Donald Macleod examines five significant periods in the life and work ofTchaikovsky.
1: 1864-9. The composer's student days at the St Petersburg Conservatoire, his early career as a teacher in Moscow, a holiday in Estonia, his first meeting with Balakirev and his first major success. None but the Lonely Heart, Op 6 No 6 Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass), Ziatina Ghiaurov (piano)
Overture: The Storm, Op 76
Detroit SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter
Daydreams) (3rd mvt) Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
Scherzo; Chant sans Paroles (Souvenir de Hapsal, Op 2 Nos 2 and 3) Viktoria Postnikova (piano)
Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet (1869 version) LSO, conductor Geoffrey Simon Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Bass: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Piano: Ziatina Ghiaurov
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Producer: Andrew Lyle

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