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Louise Fryer presents a new version of the classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad - combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Plus a selection of Good Friday music by Wagner, Harrer, Hauptmann and Pergolesi.

Neil Brand: The Wind in the Willows
Toad ..... Stephen Mangan
Mole .....Claire Skinner
Badger .....Philip Jackson
Rat .....Carl Prekopp
Otter .....Patrick Brennan
Bargee .....Liza Sadovy
Judge .....Paul Stonehouse
Girl .....Stephanie Racine
Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Walsh, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt,
BBC SO,
Conductor Timothy Brock.

3.10pm
Wagner: Good Friday Music (from Parsifal)
BBC SO,
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3.20pm
J Gottlieb Harrer: Mein Herz ist bereit
Moritz Hauptmann: Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor, Op. 18
BBC Singers,
Conductor David Hill.

3.40pm
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano),
Christophe Dumaux (countertenor),
Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin,
Director René Jacobs.

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 29 Mar 2013 14:00