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John Dethick (baritone)
Sheffield Cathedral Choristers Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
C. H. C. Biltcliffe (organ) Halle Orchestra (Leader, Laurance Turner )
Conducted by Herman Lindars
From the City Hall, Sheffield
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Joan Stuart (soprano)
Catherine Lawson (contralto)
William McAlpine (tenor)
John Dethick (bass)
Charles Spinks (organ)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
St. Cecilia Orchestra (Leader, Thomas Carter )
Conducted by Charles Groves
The ninth of a series of concerts in which lesser-known choral works by Mozart are being broadcast
Last concert,which will include Missa Brevis in C (K.259): October 3
Third Programme


Opera in four acts, with Prologue, by Modeste Mussorgsky
Text founded on Pushkin's drama
Original version
Edited by Paul Lamm
English translation by M. D. Calvocoressi 40
Cast, in order of singing:
BBC Theatre Chorus (Chorus-Master, John Clements )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
Production by Humphrey Procter-Gregg
Time: 1598-1605
Scene 1: The monastery courtyard,
Novodevichy, near Moscow
Scene 2: A square in the Kremlin
Act 1
Scene 1: A cell in the Chudov
Scene 2: An inn near the Lithuanian border

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