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Pre-Hear [22/09/2012]

Synopsis
Radio broadcast previewing German composer Hans Werner Henze’s 8th Symphony which is inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Matthias Pintscher.
Series
Pre-Hear
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 Sep 2012 at 22:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Hans Werner Henze
Contributor
Matthias Pintscher

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Henze, Hans Werner (1926-)

Notes

General
Pre-hear is a companion programme to BBC’s Hear and Now, the contemporary music showcase.
History
The concert was recorded on 23rd June at City Halls, Glasgow and is part of the Listen Here 2012 Series.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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