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Episode 1

Afternoon on 3, Afternoon on 3 Episode 1 of 4

Katie Derham presents a week of programmes celebrating 200 years since the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, with performances of some of his most famous works, and some lesser-known, alongside pieces by his contemporaries.

Verdi: La Traviata (Act I Prelude)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Verdi: Il Trovatore (Ballet music)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
David Parry (conductor)

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (Prelude, Act III Liebestod)
Lisa Milne (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jac van Steen (conductor)

Rossini orch Respighi: La boutique fantasque
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Verdi: Variazioni
Jean Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

Verdi: Don Carlos (Act 3, Scene 2 Ballet music)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
David Parry (conductor).

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2 hours, 30 minutes

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