Aldeburgh Festival 2000

Episodes

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Chris de Souza presents the first of five morning visits to this year's Aldeburgh

Festival. Today the Borodin Quartet begins a project to play all of the Shostakovich and Beethoven quartets.

Shostakovich String Quartet No 2, Op 68

11.40 Interval Samuel West reads from

Nicholas Crane 's book Two Degrees West, which charts his eventful walk along England's meridian.

1: Berwick to the Cheviots (R)

12.00 Beethoven String Quartet in E minor. Op 59 No 2 (Rasumovsky)

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Unknown: Samuel West

Unknown: Nicholas Crane

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Chris de Souza introduces a concert live from the Snape Maltings Concert Hall, in which the festival's artistic director Thomas Ades conducts the British premiere of his most recent piece.

Anthony Marwood (violin), Janice Watson (soprano), Garry Magee (baritone), Tallis Chamber Choir, Britten-Pears Chamber Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Foster

Ades America (A Prophecy) Britten Violin Concerto

8.20 Twenty Minutes: To Feed the Night In the first of two programmes

Andrew Wincott reads Phillip Hensher 's tale set in the dangerous world of house-moving-dangerous, that is, when Mr Bell is in charge.

8.40 Faure Requiem , Op 48 See also tomorrow 11am

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Director: Thomas Ades

Violin: Anthony Marwood

Violin: Janice Watson

Soprano: Garry Magee

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Phillip Hensher

Unknown: Mr Bell

Unknown: Faure Requiem

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Chris de Souza introduces a concert given in the Snape Mattings Concert Hall on Saturday. Belcea Quartet, Corin Long (double bass), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Thomas Ades (piano) Britten String Quartet No 1, Op 25

Faure Piano Quintet No 2 in C minor, Op 115 Dutilleux Ainsi la Nuit

Faure La Bonne Chanson, Op 61 See also tomorrow 11am

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Chris de Souza presents the third of five morning visits to this year's Aldeburgh

Festival. Today's recital is given by pianist Stephen Hough.

Haydn Piano Sonata in C, HXVI 48 Copland Piano Variations

Liszt Ballade No 2 in B minor

11.40 Interval Samuel West reads from

Nicholas Crane 's book Two Degrees West, which charts his eventful walk along England's meridian.

3: The Leeds/Liverpool Canal to the J6 (R)

12.00 Del Tredici Wedding Song Uszt Sonata in B minor See also this evening 7.30pm

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Unknown: Chris de Souza

Pianist: Stephen Hough.

Unknown: Samuel West

Unknown: Nicholas Crane

Unknown: Del Tredici

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Unknown: Corin Long

Tenor: Ian Bostridge

Tenor: Thomas Ades

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Chris de Souza introduces the second instalment of the Borodin Quartet's Shostakovich and Beethoven series.

They are joined today by pianist Ludmilla Berlinskaya for a performance of Shostakovich's Piano Quintet.

Shostakovich String Quartet No 4, Op 83 Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1

11.55 Interval Samuel West reads from

Nicholas Crane 's book Two Degrees West, which charts his eventful walk along England's meridian.

4: Near to Cheltenham (R)

12.15pm Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Op 57

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Pianist: Ludmilla Berlinskaya

Unknown: Samuel West

Unknown: Nicholas Crane