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Musical Encounters


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With Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Mendelssohn String Symphony No 3 in E minor Concerto Koln
10.10 Artist of the Week:
Karita Mattila (soprano)
Schumann Gretchen vor dem Bild der
Mater Dolorosa (Scenes from Goethe's "Faust")
Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.20 Durufle Four Motets
Mary Seers (soprano), Corydon
Singers, conductor Matthew Best
10.30 Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor Yo-Yo Ma, Kathryn Stott (piano)
10.45 Borodin Symphony No 2 in B minor BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor David Atherton
11.25 Beethoven Eroica Variations
Kathryn Stott (piano)
11.45 Verdi Toi Qui sus le Néant des Grandeurs de Ce Monde (Don Carlos ) Karita Mattila (soprano), Paris Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano


Unknown: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Soprano: Schumann Gretchen
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: David Atherton
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Piano: Verdi Toi Qui
Unknown: Don Carlos
Conductor: Antonio Pappano

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