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Penny Gore presents music featuring the BBC Singers and Symphony Orchestra. Includes Dove: The Far Theatricals of Day. Britten: Les illuminations. Plus Zimmerman, Ravel and Berlioz.

Today's programme featuring the BBC Singers and Symphony Orchestra includes the BBC Singers in music by Jonathan Dove, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Zimmerman and Ravel conducted by Susanna Malkki. And then both sets of artists come together for a performance of Berlioz's L'Enfance du Christ.

Presented by Penny Gore

2pm
Jonathan Dove: The Far Theatricals of Day
BBC Singers
Onyx Brass
Stephen Disley (organ)
Nicholas Cleobury (conductor)

2.25
Britten Les Illuminations
Susan Gritton (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

2.45
Zimmerman Photoptosis
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Malkki (conductor)

3.00
Ravel La Valse
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Malkki (conductor)

3.15
Berlioz L'Enfance du Christ
Anna Stephany (Mezzo)
Peter Wedd (Tenor)
Owen Gilhooley (Baritone)
Jonathan Lemalu (Bass-baritone)
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis (conductor).

3 hours

Last on

Fri 16 Apr 2010 14:00

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