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Edinburgh International Festival 2004

Complete performance

Sunday 12 September 2004 18:30-20:00 (Radio 3)

In the opening concert of this year's festival the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus and conductor Kwame Ryan are joined by an exciting line-up of solo singers and a cast of French actors for a rare performance of Honegger's oratorio about Joan of Arc setting a text by Paul Claudel.

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

Playlist:

Honegger: Jeanne d'Arc au bucher
Joan of Arc ...... Jeanne Balibar
Brother Dominic ...... Phillipe Girard
Marguerite ...... Lisa Milne
The Virgin ...... Sarah Fox
Catherine ...... Jane Irwin
Porcus/1st Herald/Clerk ...... Paul Agnew
2nd Herald/Peasant ...... Tim Mirfin
Members of the Centre Dramatique National/Orleans-Loiret-Centre
Edinburgh Festival Chorus, chorus-master David Jones
RSNO Junior Chorus, chorus-master Christopher Bell
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Kwame Ryan (conductor)




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