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Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin

Thursday 19 April 2007 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)

With Penny Gore.

1.00pm Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Duration:

4 hours

Playlist:

Postcards from Paris

3/4. The church of St Olave, Hart Street, is the setting for the third concert in this 2006 City of London Festival series with a French flavour. Pianist Artur Pizzaro performs music by the composers of Les Six: Poulenc, Milhaud, Honegger, Auric, Durey and Tailleferre, and also by their idol Erik Satie.

Honegger: Prelude, arioso and fughetta
Milhaud: Sonata for piano No 1, Op 33
Auric: 3 Morceaux for piano (Lac-aux-dames)
Satie: Croquis et agaceries d'un gros Bonhomme en bois for piano
Tailleferre: 2 Pieces for piano
Durey: Romance sans paroles (Album des six)
Poulenc: 3 Pieces for piano

Artur Pizzaro (piano)

2.00pm

From The Met's recent revival of Eugene Onegin, conducted by Valery Gergiev, with Renee Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky taking the lead roles.

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Tatiana ...... Renee Fleming (soprano)
Olga ...... Elena Zaremba (mezzo-soprano)
Lensky ...... Ramon Vargas (tenor)
Onegin ...... Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)
Prince Gremin ...... Sergei Alexashkin (bass)
Larina ...... Svetlana Volkova (soprano)
Filipyevna ...... Larisa Shevchenko (soprano)
Captain ...... Keith Miller (baritone)
Zaretsky ...... Richard Bernstein (baritone)
Triquet ...... Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Marcello: Concerto in C minor for oboe, strings and basso continuo
Liang Wang (oboe)
LP How (violin)
Daniel Khalikov (violin)
Meng Yang (cello)
Marji Danilow (bass)
Kathleen McIntosh (harpsichord)




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