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Rites of Spring

Friday 28 March 2008 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)

Presented by Penny Gore.

Duration:

4 hours

Playlist:

Including:

1.00pm
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
8/8. In the last of the Beethoven Plus concerts given at LSO St Luke's in East London, the Rosamunde Quartet performs late quartets by Haydn and Beethoven.

Haydn: String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5
Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131

2.00pm
Rites of Spring
As part of BBC Radio 3's Rites of Spring season, more performances by the BBC Orchestras on tour. Including the BBC Symphony Orchestra in two orchestral blockbusters: Stravinsky's Rite of Spring ballet and its modern counterpart Earth Dances by Harrison Birtwistle.

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Mozart: Overture (The Magic Flute)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Prokofiev: Cinderella (highlights)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Donizetti: Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amore)
Gounod: Quel trouble... Salut! demeure, chaste et pure (Faust)
Lehar: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (The Land of Smiles)
Piotr Beczala (tenor)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis (conductor)

Dvorak: Slavonic Dances (excerpts)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Birtwistle: Earth Dances
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)




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