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Episode 5

Louise Fryer presents music inspired by the myth of Antigone. With Mendelssohn: Antigone; Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane - Suite No 1; Rameau: Suite (Nais); Jolivet: Chant de Linos.

Louise Fryer presents music inspired by ancient Greek myths, with a focus on Antigone. She comforts her blinded father Oedipus in incidental music by Radio 3's Composer of the Year Felix Mendelssohn, and Bacchus cheers up the lonely Ariadne with beer in the ballet by Roussel.

Szymanowski, arr. Malcolm Hill: Agave
Izabella Klosinska (soprano)
Polish Radio Chorus
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

Rameau: Suite (Nais)
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic
Frans Bruggen (conductor)

Schubert: Der entsuhnte Orest, D699
Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone)
Roger Vignoles (piano)

Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane - Suite No 1
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

Jolivet: Chant de Linos
Nikos Nikolopoulos (flute)

Mendelssohn: Antigone
Kreon ...... Dominique Horwitz (narrator)
Antigone ...... Anna Franziska Srna (narrator)
Ismene ...... Anne Berg (narrator)
Wachter/Bote/Diener ...... Nikolaus Okonkwo (narrator)
Teiresias ...... Tilo Pruckner (narrator)
Hamon ...... Simon Zigah (narrator)
MDR Men's Chorus
MDR Symphony Orchestra
Jun Markl (conductor)

Barber: Medea Suite
Members of the Diamond Ensemble and Trio Ondine

Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane - Suite No 2
French National Orchestra
James Conlon (conductor).

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Fri 13 Feb 2009 14:00

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