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Episode 4

Afternoon on 3, Wagner 200 Episode 4 of 4

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 24 May 2013

Wagner 200: Katie Derham's selection ending this week of music by Wagner and those he influenced includes a performance of his Wesendonck Lieder. There's also a symphonic poem by his father-in-law, Franz Liszt, and a choral work by Debussy which shows the influence of his visit to Bayreuth to see Wagner's Parsifal.

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Wagner: Lohengrin Act 1 Prelude
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze (conductor)

Franck: Les éolides
Ulster Orchestra, Jean-Luc Tigaud (conductor)

Wagner, orch. Mottl: Wesendonck Lieder
Jane Dutton (soprano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

Liszt: Prometheus - symphonic poem (S.99)
BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Wagner, arr Vlieger: The Ring - an orchestral adventure
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)

Debussy: La damoiselle élue
Sandrine Piau (soprano), Madeleine Shaw (mezzo), BBC Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thierry Fischer (conductor)

Busoni: Funeral Monument from Geharnischte Suite Op 34a
BBC Philharmonic, Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger
BBC NOW, Andrew Gourlay (conductor).

Music Played

6 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


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  • Wagner Week

    A collection of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth.


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