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With Humphrey Carpenter.
Stanford Fantasia and Toccata in D minor, Op 57 Colin Walsh (organ)
6.30 Howells 0 Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem Choir of St Paul's
Cathedral, London, Huw Williams (organ), conductor John Scott
6.45 Rachmaninov The Rock
Russian NO/Mikhail Pletnev
7.00 Haydn Symphony No 44 in E minor (Trauer) English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.30 Uszt Prelude and Fugue on BACH (first version)
Christopher Herrick (organ)
8.00 Monteverdi Con Che Soavita
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Musica Antiqua Kbln
8.45 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm
Sea and Prosperous Voyage
LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Colin Walsh
Unknown: Huw Williams
Conductor: John Scott
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Kbln
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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