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A romantic opera in three acts by Richard Wagner
(sung in German)
Cast in order of singing:
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Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival
(Chorus-Master, Wilhelm Pitz ) CONDUCTED BY JOSEPH KBILBERTH
From Ba.yreuth
Time: The first half of The tenth century
Act 1
A meadow on the banks of the Scheldt


Richard Wagner
Wilhelm Pitz
Conducted By:
Joseph Kbilberth
A Herald (baritone):
Hana Braun
Henry the Fowler, King of Germany (bass):
Josef Greindil
Frederick of Telramund, a Breibantine count (baritone):
Hermann Uhde
Elsa of Brabant (soprano):
Eleanor Steber
Lohengrin, Knight of the Grail (tenor):
Wolfgang Windgassen
Ortrud. wife of Frederick (soprano)':
Aatrid Varnay
Brabantine nobles::
Gerhard Stolze
Brabantine nobles::
Josef Janko
Brabantine nobles::
Alfons Herwig
Brabantine nobles::
Tlieo Adam
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Liselo'Ta Kiefer
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Gerda Grasser
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Erika Eskelsen
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Roswitha Burow

A play in one act by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett
Adapted and produced by Mary Hope Allen with Leon Quant ermaine as Vassily Vassilyitch Svetlovidov and John Ruddock as Nikita Ivanitch
The action takes place on the stage of a provincial theatre after the performance.


Anton Chekhov
Translated By:
Constance Garnett
Produced By:
Mary Hope Allen
Leon Quant
Vassily Vassilyitch Svetlovidov
John Ruddock
Nikita Ivanitch

Introduced by James Stern
Kafka's love letters to Milena Jesenska, the translator of this works into Czech, have remained unknown and unpublished for thirty years. Now the first English edition of this correspondence is about to appear. In this programme James Stern, the English translator of the letters, introduces and links a selection of them.
Reader, Martin Starkie


James Stern
Martin Starkie

Gordon Watson (piano)
Ouventure in B minor, Op. 39 No. 11 Deux Chants:
Assez vtvenient. Op. 38 No. 1 Barcarolle, Op. 38 No. 6
Le tambour bat aux champs, Op. 50
No. 2
Chapeau bas! (Deuxieme Fantasticheria)

'Alkan' was the pseudonym of the French pianist and composer Charles Henri Valentin Morbange 1813-1888). A friend of Chopin and Liszt, and an almost exact contemporary of the latter, he devoted himself entirely to the composition of piano music, producing a large number of works of remarkable individuality and technical difficulty. These include many imaginative pieces, some of which will b; heard tonight; a few large-scale compositions, such as the Symphony for Piano to be broadcast next Sunday; and several books of brilliant studies, which will be represented in a third recital of his muse on August 2. D.C.


Gordon Watson

Third Programme

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