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Farewell symphony

Farewell Symphony by Stephen Wyatt
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer
BBC Radio 3 - Twenty Minutes - 10.09.2009

Summary[]

Richard Briers plays Haydn in a short play about the last days of the composer's life.
In May 1809, as French troops take Vienna, Napoleon arranges for one of his officers to visit Joseph Haydn.

Cast[]

  • Joseph Haydn....Richard Briers
  • Johann Elssler....Ben Askew
  • Nannerl....Annabelle Dowler
  • French Officer....Matt Addis

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References[]

http://www.radiolistings.co.uk

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