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30/06/2008

Rob Cowan presents music including a song by 15th-century English composer John Bedyngham, plus Shlomo Mintz directing the Israel Chamber Orchestra and Virgil Thomson's suite Plow that Broke the Plains.

Including:

Bedyngham: Durer ne puis (Rondeau)
The Medieval Ensemble of London
Peter Davies, Timothy Davies (directors)

Beethoven: Sonata No 24 in F sharp, Op 78 (a Therese)
Andras Schiff (piano)

Vivaldi: Concerto in E, Rv 271
Israel Chamber Orchestra
Shlomo Mintz (violin/director)

Virgil Thomson: Suite (The Plow that Broke the Plains)
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

Arthur Sullivan: The sun, whose rays are all ablaze (The Mikado, Act 2 No 2)
Elsie Morison (soprano)
Pro Arte Orchestra
Malcolm Sargent (conductor)

Haydn: Symphony No 46 in B
Polish Chamber Orchestra
Jerzy Maksymiuk (conductor).

3 hours

Last on

Mon 30 Jun 2008 07:00

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