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Louise Fryer introduces the third and final act of the great Czech nationalist opera, The Bartered Bride by Smetana performed in German at the 2011 Styriarte Festival in Graz, Austria. Plus Dvorak, Mahler and Bruckner.

Dvorak: Carnival Overture
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Michal Dworzynski (conductor).

2.10pm
Bedrich Smetana: Die verkaufte Braut (The Bartered Bride), Act III
Krusina ..... Anton Scharinger (baritone)
Ludmila ..... Elisabeth Kulman (mezzo)
Marenka ..... Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)
Micha ..... Yasushi Hirano (bass)
Hata ..... Elisabeth von Magnus (mezzo)
Vasek ..... Markus Schafer (tenor)
Jenik ..... Kurt Streit (tenor)
Kecal ..... Ruben Drole (bass)
Principal komediantu ..... Heinz Zednik (tenor)
Esmeralda ..... Bibiana Nwobilo (soprano).
Arnold Schoenberg Chorus,
Chamber Orchestra of Europe,
Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

3.15pm
Mahler: Five Ruckert Songs
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Donald Runnicles conductor).

3.30pm
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 1 in C minor (Linz version)
Berlin Staatskapelle,
Daniel Barenboim (conductor).

3 hours

Last on

Fri 13 Apr 2012 14:00
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