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Episode 3

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 14 October 2009

Jonathan Swain presents music about sorcery and the supernatural, with a particular line in enchanted islands.

Dvorak: The Water Goblin
Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Libor Pesek (conductor)

Sibelius: Lemminkainen Legends
Dresden Staatskapelle
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Frank Martin: The Tempest (Der Sturm) - Act 3
Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan ...... Robert Holl (bass)
Miranda, his daughter ...... Christine Buffle (soprano)
Caliban ...... Dennis Wilgenhof (bass)
Alonso, King of Naples ...... Ethan Herschenfeld (bass)
Ferdinand, his son ...... Simon O'Neill (tenor)
Antonio, Prospero's brother and usurper ...... James Gilchrist (tenor)
Sebastian, Alonso's brother ...... Josef Wagner (baritone)
Gonzalo/Boatman ...... Andreas Macco (bass)
Trinculo ...... Roman Sadnik (tenor)
Stephano ...... Andre Morsch (baritone)
Adrian ...... Marcel Beekman (tenor)
Captain ...... Thomas Oliemans (baritone)
Netherlands Radio Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra
Thierry Fischer (conductor).


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