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20081121

Live from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.

A performance of Rachmaninov's rarely-heard one-act opera The Miserly Knight, the story of a young knight, Albert, who lives a life of jousting and courtly pleasure, and his father, an extremely rich but miserly baron who refuses to support him.

Baron....Ildar Abdrazakov (bass)

Albert....Misha Didyk (tenor)

Duke....Sergey Murzaev (baritone)

Moneylender....Peter Bronder (baritone)

Servant....Gennadi Bezzubenkov (bass)

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Rachmaninov: The Miserly Knight

20081128

Live from London's Barbican, presented by Martin Handley.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra conclude their concert with works by Havelka and Hindemith as well as Carl Orff's Carmina Burana.

Sally Matthews (soprano)

John Graham-Hall (tenor)

William Dazeley (baritone)

BBC Symphony Chorus

Trinity Boys' Choir

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jakub Hrusa (conductor)

Svatopluk Havelka: Hommage a Hieronymous Bosch (UK premiere)

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber

Orff: Carmina Burana