Aldeburgh Festival 1988


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"live from the Maltings, Snape LEON FLEISHER (piano)

ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by STEUART BEDFORD Britten Canadian Carnival, Op 19; Diversions, Op 21, for piano and orchestra

8.40* During the interval Oliver Knussen talks to Peter Paul Nash.

9.00* Oliver Knussen The Way to Castle Yonder (first performance)

Copland Suite: Billy the Kid (Given in association with Peter

Bowring and the Britten Estate Ltd) BBC Pebble Mill"


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"ORLANDO STRING QUARTET Stravinsky Three Pieces; Double Canon: In memoriam Raoul Dufy Schnittke Quartet No 3

1.40* Interval Reading

1.45* Stravinsky Concertino Schnittke Canon: In memoriam Igor Stravinsky Janacek Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters) (Given on 11 June in Framlingham Church, Suffolk) BBC Pebble Mill"

"LONDON SINFONIETTA conducted by OLIVER KNUSSEN Schnittke (K)ein

Sommernachtstraum (first UK performance)

Colin McPhee Tabuh-Tabuhan

8.05* Interval Reading

8.10* Britten Ballet: The Prince of the Pagodas (excerpts)

(Given on Saturday at the Mailings, Snape, in association with the Britten Estate Ltd). BBC Pebble Mill

(More Schnittke: Thursday 10.05pm)"


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"A programme of works for piano left hand



Shmuel Ashkenasi (violin) Pierre Menard (violin) Richard Young (viola) Marc Johnson (cello)

Saint-Saens Bourrie ; Elegie; Gigue (Six Studies for piano left hand, Op 135)

Scriabin Two pieces for the left hand, Op 9

Robert Saxton Chacony (commissioned by Leon Fleisher : first performance)

Bach, transc Brahms Chaconne in D minor

8.20* Interval Reading

8.25* Schmidt Piano Quintet in G BBC Pebble Mill"