Day Of Dance



Classic Russian Seasonal Ballets

To welcome the New Year, Geoffrey Smith hosts a Radio 3 special day featuring 500 years of dance music from Old and New worlds.

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - Act 2

Kirov Orchestra

Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Prokofiev (arr Pletnev): Cinderella suite

Marta Argerich, Mikhail Pletnev (pianos)

Stravinsky: Petrushka

French National Orchestra

Ion Marin (conductor).

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

A concert given by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.

Leclair: Overture to Scylla and Glaucua

Leclair: Violin concerto in D, Op 7 No 2

Marais: Divertissement from Alcyone - Suite No 4 "Airs pour les Matelots et les Tritons"

Handel: Overture and dances from Rodrigo

Duchiffre: Tango from Concerto in Dm for 2 violas da gamba

Marc Destrube (violin/director)

Daniel Yeadon (viola da gamba)

Anthea Cottee (viola da gamba)