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Performance on 3


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London Mozart Players
From St John's, Smith Square, London.
Stephanie Hughes introduces a programme of exuberant and lyrical 20th-century classics for chamber orchestra.
Sophia Rahman (piano), Rachel Masters (harp),
Martin Ennis (harpsichord), conductor Matthias Bamert
Britten Prelude and Fugue
Bloch Concerto Grosso No 1
Martin Petite Symphonie Concertante

8.30 Book of the Month
American historian Clayborne Carson has recently published The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, more than 30 years after the assassination of the civil rights leader. Is this a ludicrous claim, or can this compilation of King's speeches and writing open up a new understanding of King's life and influence? With poet and novelist Fred D'Aguiar.

8.50 Tippett Concerto for Orchestra


Introduces: Stephanie Hugnes
Piano: Sophia Rahman
Harp: Rachel Masters
Harpsichord: Martin Ennis
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Britten Prelude
Unknown: Clayborne Carson
Unknown: Martin Luther King
Unknown: Fred D'Aguiar.

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