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Catherine Bott introduces a Concert of classical masterpieces, including Mozart's Requiem and Schubert performed by Mitsuko Uchida - one of today's greatest pianists.
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Also, on this date in 1809 the second Theatre Royal at Covent Garden opened. The first had been destroyed the previous year in a fire. The occasion is marked with Carlo Rizzi conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in the overture to Rossini's version of Cinderella.
Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola – Overture
Carlo Rizzi conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem K.626
Soloists: Carys Lane, Francis Bourne, Paul Badley, Matthew Brook
Nigel Short conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Tenebrae
Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata in A major D.664
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus - Ballet Suite No.1
Neeme Jarvi conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra