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2014 Season - 3. PSM 03 - A Portrait of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
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Episode 1

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 24 September 2007

With Donald Macleod. Remembered today as a composer who reformed the narrow conventions of Italian and French opera, Gluck was a fascinatingly unique composer. He deliberately stood aloof from any school or tradition, declaring he wanted to write 'music belonging to all nations'.

Overture (Orfeo ed Euridice)
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Rene Jacobs (conductor)

Non vi turbate, no, pietosi dei (Alceste)
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano)
The English Concert
Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord/director)

Iphigenie en Aulide (Act 2, scenes 6-7)
Achille ...... John Aler (tenor)
Agamemnon ...... Jose van Dam (bass-baritone)
Orchestra de l'Opera de Lyon
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Chaconne (Alessandro)
Musica Antiqua Koln
Reinhard Goebel (conductor)

Iphigenie en Tauride (Act 3)
Iphigenie ...... Mireille Delunsch (soprano)
Oreste ...... Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Une Pretresse ...... Claire Delgado-Boge (soprano)
Pylade ...... Yann Beuron (tenor)
Les Musiciens du Louvre
Marc Minkowski (conductor).

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