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A Russian Orthodox Christmas, Haydn Nelson Mass

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 12 January 2014

Thought Christmas was over? Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the music of the Russian Orthodox Christmas, and introduces today's Choral Classic: Haydn's Nelson Mass.

Plus, there's the first of a new series of interviews with leading lights of the classical music world - exploring the choral music that inspires them. Today, the acclaimed mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly tells Sara about her choral favourites.

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