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BBC SO/Belohlavek in Martinu: Julietta

In a concert given at London's Barbican, Jiri Belohlavek conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Martinu's opera Julietta. Plus a focus on Czech music: Myslivicek: Wind Octet No 3.

In a concert given at London's Barbican Centre, Jiri Belohlavek conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a rare UK performance of Martinu's psychological opera Julietta. It features a star cast including Rosalind Plowright, Magdalena Kozena and William Burden.

Martinu: Julietta

Cast includes:

Rosalind Plowright (soprano)
Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano)
William Burden (tenor)
Andreas Jaggi (tenor)
Frederic Goncalves (baritone)
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Followed by a focus on Czech music, composers and performers, including Josef Myslivicek's Wind Octect No 3 in B flat, with the ensemble Harmoniemusik of London.

2 hours, 45 minutes

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