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Bach for Good Friday

3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 06 April 2012

Today's Afternoon on 3 marks Good Friday with a performance of Bach's St John Passion from the Philharmonic Concert Hall in Warsaw. This is followed by the world premiere performance by the Ulster Orchestra of Ian Wilson's The Stars, the Seas, written to commemorate the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.

Presented by Katie Derham.

Music Played

3 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Johann Sebastian Bach St John Passion

    Performer: Eric Stoklossa (tenor) Performer: Günter Papendell (bass) Performer: Tomas Selc (bass) Performer: Stefanie Dasch (soprano) Performer: Chiyuki Okamura (soprano) Performer: Iwona Sakowicz (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Christine Mittermair (contralto) Performer: Panajotis Iconomou (bass) Performer: Schleswig-Holstein Festival Chorus Performer: Elbipolis Baroque Orchestra Conductor: Rolf Beck

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    Ian Wilson Ian Wilson - The stars, the seas (World Première)

    Performer: Cappella Caeciliana Performer: Ulster Orchestra Conductor: Paul Watkins

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra Conductor: Paul Watkins


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