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Episode 2

Presented by Jonathan Swain. With Ravel's Mother Goose, Dutilleux's Le temps l'horloge and Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet. Plus music by Debussy, Dvorak and Frank Martin.

Jonathan Swain presents another selection of magical music and enchanted islands - with a French flavour.

Ravel: Mother Goose
Orchestre National de France
Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

2.30pm
Dutilleux: Le temps l'horloge (world premiere)
Renee Fleming (soprano)
Orchestre National de France
Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

2.45pm
Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet - orchestral excerpts
Orchestre National de France
Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

Debussy: L'isle joyeuse
Louis Lortie (piano)

3.30pm
Dvorak: The Wild Dove
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Kout (conductor)

3.50pm
Frank Martin: The Tempest (Der Sturm) - Act 2
Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan ...... Robert Holl (bass)
Miranda, his daughter ...... Christine Buffle (soprano)
Caliban ...... Dennis Wilgenhof (bass)
Alonso, King of Naples ...... Ethan Herschenfeld (bass)
Ferdinand, his son ...... Simon O'Neill (tenor)
Antonio, Prospero's brother and usurper ...... James Gilchrist (tenor)
Sebastian, Alonso's brother ...... Josef Wagner (baritone)
Gonzalo/Boatman ...... Andreas Macco (bass)
Trinculo ...... Roman Sadnik (tenor)
Stephano ...... Andre Morsch (baritone)
Adrian ...... Marcel Beekman (tenor)
Captain ...... Thomas Oliemans (baritone)
Netherlands Radio Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra
Thierry Fischer (conductor).

3 hours

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