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Fiona Talkington presents the first part of a Holy Week celebration from around Europe. With a rare chance to hear Frank Martin's oratorio Golgotha, plus Orthodox chant from Sofia.

Radio 3 celebrates Holy Week with a day of live and pre-recorded concerts from around Europe. Including a rare chance to hear Frank Martin's oratorio Golgotha from Madrid, Orthodox chant live from Sofia, Rossini's Stabat Mater from Rome, and Elgar's Dream of Gerontius live from Dresden.

Presented by Fiona Talkington.

12pm Teatro Monumental, Madrid
Frank Martin Golgotha
RTVE Chorus
RTVE Symphony Orchestra
Mathias Bamert (conductor)

2pm Live from Bulgarian National Radio, Sofia
Concert to include Orthodox chant by Dobri Hristov, Peter Tchaikovsky, Pavel Chesnokov and Alexander Kastalski
Seven Saints Choir
Snezhana Grigorova (director)

3pm Live from Grande Nef, Collège des Bernardins, Paris
Palestrina Motets
Allegri Miserere mei
Cardinall's Musick
Andrew Carwood (director).

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Sun 28 Mar 2010 12:00

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  • Teatro Monumental, Madrid

    Frank Martin: Golgotha

    Duration: 02:00:00

  • Live from Bulgarian National Radio, Sofia

    Concert by the Seven Saints Choir directed by Snezhana Grigorova.

    Duration: 01:00:00

  • Live from Grande Nef, Collège des Bernardins, Paris

    Palestrina: Motets, Allegri: Miserere mei.

    Duration: 01:00:00

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