• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group



We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Eugene Goossens
Part 1
Like Goossen's earlier opera, Judith, Don Yuan de Manara (which was produced at Covent Garden in 1937) has a libretto by Arnold Bennett. Based on a play by the elder Dumas, it tells a different story from that of Mozart's opera. Its central figure is a libertine who lived in the seventeenth century and whose exploits are comparable with those of his more famous prototype. At the end he is confronted by the spectres of all the men and women he has killed and wronged. His life is forfeit and can only be redeemed by the love of a pure woman. She appears in the person of a nun who offers her life for his. The spectres then vanish; the Don, penitent at last, becomes a monk; and a choir of nuns proclaims the divine mercy. Harold Rutland


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Eugene Goossens
Unknown: Arnold Bennett.

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us

About this project

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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Feedback about ORCHESTRAL CONCERT, Third Programme, 21.10, 22 September 1949
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/fde03453b68b4b4aab5b0849d09bfa46

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel