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Emanuel Hurwitz (violin)
Clifton Helliwell (harpsichord)
The Goldsbrough Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conductor, Lawrence Leonard
Symphony in C....attributed to Mozart The Symphony in C was discovered in 1943 in Cremona. In the same volume were found two others by Pleyel and Wranitsky, both of whom were associates of Haydn. Perhaps because of this, the symphony to be heard this evening originally bore Haydn's name on the title-page, although this was altered later (still in an eighteenth-century hand) to ' del Signor Mozart.' Lawrence Leonard


Emanuel Hurwitz
Clifton Helliwell
Emanuel Hurwitz
Lawrence Leonard
Lawrence Leonard

An opera in three acts
Libretto by William Plomer
Music by Benjamin Britten

Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson
Covent Garden Opera Orchestra
(Leader, Charles Taylor)
Conducted by John Pritchard
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
(by arrangement with the Covent Garden Opera Trust)
(Previously broadcast on June 8)
The action takes place during the later years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
Act 1
Sc. 1: Outside a tilting ground
Sc. 2: The Queen's ante-room in the Palace of Nonesuch


William Plomer
Music by:
Benjamin Britten
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Douglas Robinson
Covent Garden Opera Orchestra
Charles Taylor
Conducted By:
John Pritchard
Basil Coleman
The Earl of Essex (tenor):
Peter Pears
Henry Cuffe, secretary to Essex (baritone):
Ronald Lewis
Lord Mountjoy (baritone):
Gerant Evans
Queen Elizabeth (soprano):
Joan Cross
Sir Waiter Raleigh (bass):
Frederick Dalberg
Sir Robert Cecil (baritone):
Arnold Matters
The Recorder of Norwich (bass):
Michael Langdon
The Spirit of the Masque (tenor):
William McAlpine
Penelope Rich, sister of Essex and wife of Lord Rich (soprano):
Jennifer Vyvyan
Lady Essex (contralto):
Monica Sinclair
Lady-in-waiting (soprano):
Adele Leigh
Master of Ceremonies (tenor):
David Tree
A ballad singer (bass):
Inia Te Wiata
A housewife (mezzo-soprano):
Edith Coates
City Crier (baritone):
Rhydderch Davies
Sir John Harrington (bass):
Leonard Law
The French Ambassador (baritone):
Ronald Firmager

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