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A selection of live and specially recorded music, with top chamber recitals and major operas.

Louise Fryer presents a new version of the classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad - combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Plus a selection of Good Friday music by Wagner, Harrer, Hauptmann and Pergolesi.

Neil Brand: The Wind in the Willows
Toad ..... Stephen Mangan
Mole .....Claire Skinner
Badger .....Philip Jackson
Rat .....Carl Prekopp
Otter .....Patrick Brennan
Bargee .....Liza Sadovy
Judge .....Paul Stonehouse
Girl .....Stephanie Racine
Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Walsh, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt,
Conductor Timothy Brock.

Wagner: Good Friday Music (from Parsifal)
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

J Gottlieb Harrer: Mein Herz ist bereit
Moritz Hauptmann: Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor, Op. 18
BBC Singers,
Conductor David Hill.

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano),
Christophe Dumaux (countertenor),
Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin,
Director René Jacobs.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 29 Mar 2013 14:00

Music Played

  • Neil Brand

    The Wind in the Willows

  • Richard Wagner

    Good Friday music from 'Parsifal'

  • Gottlob Harrer

    Mein Herz ist bereit for 4 voices

  • Moritz Hauptmann

    Sanctus, Benedictus & Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor Op.18 for solo voices and chorus

  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat Mater