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15/09/2009 Baldur Bronnimann, Valentina Carrasco, Nicholas Daniel

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

Conductor Baldur Bronnimann and director Valentina Carrasco talk about the new production of Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre, opening at English National Opera, and oboist Nicholas Daniel performs in the studio and talks about the 2009 Leicester International Music Festival.

1702
LIGETI
Le grand Macabre – Car Horn Prelude
London Sinfonietta
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)
Sony S2K 62312
CD 1 Track 1
0’51

17:03
BUSONI
Comedy Overture
BBC Philharmonic
Neeme Järvi (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 10302
Track 1
6’19

17.10
LIGETI
Le grand Macabre – “Here tonight as midnight strikes…”
Willard White (bass)
Graham Clark (tenor)
London Sinfonietta
London Sinfonietta Voices
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)
Sony S2K 62312
CD1 Track 4
2’19

17.20
LIGETI
Le grand Macabre – “Where is my scythe?
Pavlo Hunka (bass)
London Sinfonietta
London Sinfonietta Voices
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)
Sony S2K 62312
CD2 Track 12
2’45

17.29
LIGETI
Le grand Macabre - Final Passacaglia
Cast, Chorus, Orchestra
Sony S2K 62312
CD 2 Track 16
4’44

17.35
SCHUMANN
Arabesque in C Op. 18
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Decca 4144742
Track 1
6'23

17.42
KHACHATURIAN
Russian Dance, Dance of the Kurds, Lezhinka, & Sabre Dance, from the ballet Gayaneh
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by The Composer
BMG Melodiya 74321 590562
CD 2 Tracks 4 – 8
10’36

17.54
FINZI
Fear No More the Heat of the Sun
Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)
EMI 5 58050
Track 20
5’28

18.03
BRUCKNER (attrib.)
Symphonic Prelude in C minor
Royal Scottish National Orch.
Neeme Järvi (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 9207
Track 5
6’40

1811
WAGNER
Selig wie die Sonne (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg), Elisabeth Schumann (Eva), Friedrich Schorr (Sachs), Lauritz Melchior (Walther), Gladys Parr (Magdalene), Ben Williams (David)
LSO
John Barbirolli (conductor)
EMI CDM 764009 – 2
CD 1 Track 10
4’43

18.17
LIVE MUSIC
MADELEINE DRING
Italian Dance for oboe & piano
Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
Katya Apekisheva (piano)
3'19

18.26
LIVE MUSIC
TANSY DAVIES
Forgotten Game
Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
5’01

18.34
HAYDN
String Quartet in B flat Op. 76 No. 4 (Finale)
Amadeus String Quartet
Deutsche Grammophon
Track 4
4’07

18.40
HANDEL
Suite No. 5 in E
Murray Perahia (piano)
Sony SK62785
Tracks 1-4
8‘48

1850
VERDI
Per me giunto è il dì supremo (Don Carlo, Act 3)
Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ulf Schirmer (conductor)
Sony SNYC 13067
Track 4
8’14

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