Continuing her series celebrating black British and British-based musical entertainers who came to fame between the 30s and 50s, Moira Stuart pays tribute to Edric Connor, singer, actor, and one of Britain's earliest television celebrities. The programme includes a feast of song, and the memories of Petula Clark , Thomas Baptiste and Edric
Connor's widow, Pearl. A Ladbroke Radio production
Elisabeth Kales ,
Ulrike Steinsky and John Dickie , three stars of the well-known Wiener Volksoper , celebrate the music of Johann Strauss and Franz Lehar. The programme includes excerpts from Die Redermaus, The Merry Widow, The Gypsy Baron and Wiener Blut , plus The Blue Danube and The
The Volksoper's Erste
Kapellmeister, Rudolf Bibl , conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra and the concert is introduced by Adele Leigh , one of the first
British stars to appear on the Volksoper's stage.
And at 8.20-8.40 Tied Up
In Notes. Bob Sinfield goes walkabout in search of the perfect Saturday night out in Nottingham.
Producer John Langridge
(In association with the Royal Concert Hall. Nottingham)
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