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20 March 2008

Thursday 20 March 2008 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)

Presented by Louise Fryer

1.00pm Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Duration:

4 hours

Playlist:

LSO St Luke's Beethoven Plus

Continuing a series of concerts given at LSO St Luke's in East London.

3/8. In their near 30-year career, the Endellion Quartet have earned a reputation of excellence for their performances around the world and in this recital they couple an early quartet by Haydn with the last piece Beethoven wrote.

Haydn: Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4
Beethoven: Quartet in F, Op 135

2.00pm San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

A week of concerts from the Davies Symphony Hall, with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under music director Michael Tilson Thomas and an array of guest conductors.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale
Olga Trifonova (soprano)
Paul Groves (tenor)
Catherine Cook (mezzo-soprano)
Tigran Martirossian, Ayk Martirossian (basses)
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Bell (violin/director)

Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex
Stuart Skelton (tenor)
Michelle De Young (mezzo-soprano)
Tigran Martirossian, Ayk Martirossian (basses)
Bruce Sledge (tenor)
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op 70
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Bell (conductor)




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