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18/09/5009 Valery Gergiev, L'elisir d'amore

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

Conductor Valery Gergiev talks about the London Symphony Orchestra and performances of Dutilleux at the Barbican, and from Glasgow, Australian soprano Elena Xanthoubakis (Adina) and director Giles Havergal talk about the revival of the 1994 production of Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore, due to open there.

17.02
DONIZETTI
L’Elisir d’Amore: Prelude and opening chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra
James Levine (conductor)
Deutsche Grammophon 429 744-2
CD 1 Tracks 1-2
5’01

17.08
RACHMANINOV
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne (Sing not to me), Op. 4 No. 4
Anna Netrebko (soprano)
Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre
Valery Gergiev (conductor)
Deutsche Grammophon 4776384
Track 3
5’04

17.14
RAVEL
Concerto pour la main gauche (Concerto for the Left Hand) (extract)
Jacques Février (piano)
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Georges Tzipine (conductor)
EMI 5694642
CD 1 Track 1
2’44

17.22
DUTILLEUX
L’Arbre des songes: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Isaac Stern (violin)
Orchestre National de France
Lorin Maazel (conductor)
SMK64508
Track 7
3’53

17.31
MAHLER
Symphony No. 8: Part 2, xii. Alles Vergängliche
LSO
Valery Gergiev (conductor)
LSO LIVE LSO0669
Track 18
5’17

17.37
BACH
Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 58
Carolyn Sampson (soprano)
Peter Kooij (bass)
Bach Collegium Japan
Masaaki Suzuki (conductor)
BIS SACD 1631
Tracks 17-21
13’50

17.52
LISZT (after Schubert)
Soirées de Vienne, S427 (No. 6)
Patrick Rapold (piano)
Sony 88697157942
Track 5
6’26

18.03
HOLST
Planets: Jupiter bringer of Jollity
BBC NOW
Mark Elder (conductor)
BBCP 1003-2
Track 6
7’43

18.12
CHOPIN
Waltz for piano (Op. 69 No. 1) in A flat major ‘L’Adieu’
Ingrid Fliter (piano)
EMI CDR 5099969835124
Track 9
3’25

18.16
DONIZETTI
L’Elisir d’amore: Benedette queste carte!
Joan Sutherland (Adina)
Luciano Pavarotti (Nemorino)
Maria Casula (Ginanetta)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
English Chamber Orchestra
Richard Bonynge (conductor)
DECCA 414461-2
CD 1 Track 4
5’00

18.26
JANACEK
The Makropulos Case: Act II: Janek, come on no-one here will see us.
Elena Xanthoudakis (Kristina)
Thomas Walker (Janek)
English National Opera
Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN3138
Track 9
2’58

18.33
DONIZETTI
L’Elisir d’amore: Prendi; per me sei libero
Joan Sutherland (Adina)
Luciano Pavarotti (Nemorino)
English Chamber Orchestra
Richard Bonynge (conductor)
DECCA 414461-2
CD 2 Track 12
11’15

18.45
GRIEG
Anitra’s Dance (Anitras dans, from Peer Gynt, Op.23)
Mie Miki (accordian)
BIS-CD-1629
Track 1
2’59

18.49
LISZT
Hungarian State Orchestra
Gyula Nemeth (conductor)
HUNGAROTON HCD 12721-2
Track 5
10’32

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