Common Grounds

tue 6 jan 2009 16:00 

Early scores by Camille Saint-Saens & Arthur Honegger.
And poems by the English ‘poet laureate’ Sir John Betjeman (1906-1984), set to music by Jim Parker.

23:00 Unheard scores
1. Saint-Saens. L’Asssasinat du Duc de Guise (1908). Ensemble Musique Oblique.
2. Honegger. La Roue (1922).
CSR Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava conducted by Adriano.
23:30 The Book Casr
1. A subaltern’s love song.
Sir John Betjeman, speaker.
Members of the Philharmonia Orchestra.
2. Betjeman’s London.
Gerard Benson & Cicely Herbert, speaker.
Apollo Chamber Orchestra conducted by David Chernaik.