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Episode 1

Katie Derham this week explores the influence of some of Europe's leading period instrument exponents. And, as part of Piano Season on the BBC, there's a chance to explore some of the key concertos in any concert pianist's repertoire

Schubert: Symphony no 8 'Unfinished'
Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
Maria João Pires (piano), Bavarian RSO, Bernard Haitink (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K. 467
Rudolf Buchbinder (piano), NDR Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck (conductor)

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Anima Aeterna, Jos van Immerseel (conductor)

Beethoven: Mass in C, op. 86
Christina Landshamer (soprano), Gerhild Romberger (contralto), Benjamin Hulett (tenor). Michael Nagy (bass), Netherlands Radio Choir, Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor).

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2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 17 Sep 2012 14:00