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direct from the Main Hall of the Musikyerein, Vienna
The traditional annual concert of Viennese music given by the VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA led and conducted by Willi Boskovsky
(Part of this concert will be shown on BBC2 at 7.45 pm) at 10.50* Interval Readings followed by an interlude

Contributors

Conducted By:
Willi Boskovsky

Four late piano sonatas played by ALFRED BRENDEL E minor, Op 90; A, Op 101
1.40* Interval Reading
1.45* Beethoven Sonatas Part 2 E, Op 109; c minor, Op 111
(A recital given as part of the 1975 Brighton Festival)

Contributors

Played By:
Alfred Brendel

(Original 1857 version)
Opera in a prologue and three acts; Libretto by FRANCESCO MARIA PIAVE
Music by Verdi (sung in Italian) First modern performance
BBC SINGERS, director JOHN POOLE BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by JOHN MATHESON Repetiteur ALISTAIR DAWES
Italian coach UBALDO GARDINI Producer JULIAN BUDDEN Prologue and Act 1
(1881 version: 4 January)
3.55* Julian Budden talks about the first version of the opera.
4.15* Simon Boccanegra Acts 2 and 3

Contributors

Unknown:
Francesco Maria Piave
Director:
John Poole
Conducted By:
John Matheson
Repetiteur:
Alistair Dawes
Unknown:
Ubaldo Gardini
Producer:
Julian Budden
Talks:
Julian Budden
Unknown:
Simon Boccanegra
Paolo Albiani:
William Elvin (bar)
Pietro:
Paul Hudson (bass)
Simon Boccanegra:
Sesto Bruscantini (bar)
Jacopo Fiesco:
Gwynne Howell (bass)
Maria Boccanegra, Simon's daughter:
Josella Ligi (sop)
Gabriele Adorno:
Andre Turp (tenor)
Maid:
Patricia Taylor (mezzo-Sop)

For those studying at home for the Third Degree course in Comedic Appreciation, with idiotic instruction from Timothy Davies, Chris Emmett, Christine Ozanne, Nigel Rees
Research compiled by ANDREW MARSHALL, JOHN MASON and DAVID RENWICK
Course producer SIMON BRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy Davtes.
Unknown:
Chris Emmett
Unknown:
Christine Ozanne.
Unknown:
Andrew Marshall
Unknown:
John Mason
Unknown:
David Renwick
Producer:
Simon Brett

leader CHAIM TAUB conductor ZUBIN MEHTA
JANET BAKER (mezzo-soprano) Mozart Symphony No 34, in c (k 338)
Mahler Kindertotenlieder
8.5* Interval Reading
8.10* Concert Part 2 Stravinsky Le sacre du printemps
(A public concert in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, on 4 Sept)

Contributors

Leader:
Chaim Taub
Conductor:
Zubin Mehta
Mezzo-Soprano:
Janet Baker

BBC Radio 3

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Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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