6 December 2007
Thursday 6 December 2007 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)
Presented by Louise Fryer.
1.00pm Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Belcea Quartet and Friends
3/4. The Belcea Quartet are joined by cellist Natalie Clein for a performance of Schubert's Quintet in C, D956, given at Perth Concert Hall.
2.00pm The Ancients
Recordings of works inspired by ancient, biblical and mythical figures in performances from some of Europe's leading orchestras and ensembles, featuring a complete performance of Handel's Theodora, his oratorio on the tale of the Christian martyr.
Theodora ...... Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)
Irene ...... Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano)
Dydimus ...... Stephen Wallace (countertenor)
Septimius ...... Paul Agnew (tenor)
Valens ...... Matthew Rose (bass)
Orchestre et Choeur du Concert d'Astrée
Emmanuelle Haïm (conductor)