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Introduced by Michael Oliver
' The sons of fam'd Brigantium ... with blooming glories still renew the year ' - a musical exploration of York. Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK (Repeated: Wed 2.5 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Michael Oliver
Unknown:
Christine Hardwick

6: Youth Choirs (2)
GROSVENOR HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR; WAVERLEY SINGERS; MARKET HARBOROUGH SINGERS; BULMERSHE GIRLS' CHOIR; KING EDWARD VI SCHOOL CHOIR. Introduced by Bernard Keeffe

Contributors

Unknown:
King Edward Vi
Introduced By:
Bernard Keeffe

with Clifford Benson piano)
Beethoven Sextet in i flat, Op 71
Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Mendelssohn Konzertstiick in D minor, Op 114

Contributors

Piano:
Clifford Benson
Piano:
Beethoven Sextet
Piano:
Mendelssohn Konzertstiick

Edward Holmes visits the German opera house in Berlin and hears the music of Gluck. The King of Prussia's obtuse musical ear offends him, as does Spontini's situation. Read by Richard Briers
gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Holmes
Read By:
Richard Briers

Opera in three acts. Music by Janacek. Libretto by THE COMPOSER based on the play by KAREL CAPEX
(sung in Czech: records)
VIENNA STATE OPERA CHORUS VIENNA PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS

Contributors

Play By:
Karel Capex
Conducted By:
Sir Charles MacKerras

3: J. F. Powers is a devout Roman Catholic, now in his 60s. whose short stories concentrate on what God's representatives are getting up to in the great Mid-West. PAUL BAILEY talks to him about his work. Reader
JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS
Producer LOUISE PURSLOW

Contributors

Unknown:
J. F. Powers
Talks:
Paul Bailey
Producer:
Louise Purslow

by BERTOLT BRECHT. translated by ERIC BENTLEY
At the end of the last war. in order to help two Russian villages reach agreement over a disputed valley, a famous folk singer and his company of actors give a public performance of the legendary story of The Circle of Chalk in which two women, each with a justifiable claim to be the mother of a young child, are put to an extraordinary test by a drunken judge. The Prologue:
All sound effects by members of the company Directed by MARTIN JENKINS
(Peter Jeffrey is a National Theatre player) followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Bertolt Brecht.
Directed By:
Martin Jenkins
Directed By:
Peter Jeffrey
Delegate:
Michael Spice
Aleko:
Martin Friend
Surab:
Brian Haines
Makina:
Petra Davies
KatO:
Tammy Ustinov
Tractorist:
Jenny Twigge
Peasant woman:
Josie Kid
Wounded soldier:
Philip Sullt
The Play::
Nigel Anthony
Actor:
Peter Baldwin
Cook/Granny Grusmia:
Margot Boys
Groom/Second farmer:
Fred Bryant
Groom/Second farmer:
John Bull
Aniko/Fat woman:
Petra Davies
Aniko/Fat woman:
Martin Friend
Man with milk/Innkeeper:
Brian Haines
Georgi Abashwili/GrandDuke:
Roger Hammond
Ironshirt Corporal:
Anthony Jackson
Actor:
Peter Jeffrey
Peasant woman:
Josie Kidd
Grusha Vashnadze:
Miriam Margolyes
Arseh Kazbeki/First lawyer..:
Geoffrey Matthews
Niko Mikadze/First farmer:
Michael McStay
Actor:
Bill Monks
Simon Shashava:
Jim Norton
AZdak:
Bill Paterson
Bizergan Kazbeki/Secondlawyer/Mika Loladze:
John Rye
Drunk peasant / Blackmailer:
Danny Schiller
Actor:
Michael Spice
Natella Abashwili/Mother-in-law:
Eva Stuart
Big boy/Ironshirt:
Philip Sully
Merchant/Wedding guest:
Jenny Twigge
Actor:
Tammy Ustinov

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

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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