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06/09/2010 Pavol Breslik, Maria Begtsson, Sondheim's Passion

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 06 September 2010

Sean Rafferty is joined by tenor Pavol Breslik and soprano Maria Bengtsson, who will shortly appear in performances of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte, that open the Royal Opera House's new season.

There will also be live music from singers Elena Rogers, Scarlett Strallen and David Thaxton, as well as interviews with director Jamie Lloyd and musical director Alan Williams ahead of their appearances in Sondheim's Passion.

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Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    00:01

    Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan Overture

    Performer: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    SDG 705

  • Image for Imre Kálmán
    00:10

    Imre Kálmán The Land of smiles - operetta in 3 acts, A.2, no.11 (You are my heart's delight)

    Performer: Andre Rieu (violin) Performer: The Johann Strauss Orchestra

    DECCA 532 3879

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:14

    George Frideric Handel Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno – Part 2 Aria E ben folle quell nocchier

    Performer: Pavol Breslik (tenor) Performer: Le Concert D’Astree Performer: Emmanuelle Haïm (harpsichord/director)

    VIRGIN 0946 3 63428 2 5

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    00:22

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Cosi fan Tutte – Act 1 Sc3 Come scoglio immoto resta

    Performer: Renee Fleming (Fiordiligi) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    DECCA 444 174-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    00:32

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Final Act - Duet Fra gli amplessi in pochi istanti

    Performer: Renee Fleming (Fiordiligi) Performer: Frank Lopardo (Ferrando) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    DECCA 444 174-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:39

    Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto in A major BWV 1055

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano/director) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe

    DECCA 478 236

  • Image for Johan Helmich Roman
    00:55

    Johan Helmich Roman Suite in D major Lilla Drottningholmsmusiken: Allegro assai

    Performer: Ensemble 1700 Lund Performer: Göran Karlsson (director)

    CPO 777 589-2

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi
    01:01

    Antonio Vivaldi La Fida Ninfa – Sinfonia RV725

    Performer: Ensemble Matheus Performer: Jean-Christophe Spinosi (conductor)

    NAÏVE OP 30410

  • LIVE

    • Image for Stephen Sondheim
      01:10

      Stephen Sondheim Passion – Happiness

      Performer: Scarlett Strallen (singer) Performer: David Thaxton (singer)

    • Image for Stephen Sondheim
      01:19

      Stephen Sondheim Passion - I Wish I Could Forget You

      Performer: Elena Roger (singer)

    • Image for Stephen Sondheim
      01:28

      Stephen Sondheim Passion - Is This What You Call Love?

      Performer: David Thaxton (singer)

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    01:30

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Fantaisie-impromptu for piano (Op.66) in C sharp minor

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    SONY 88697648232, CD5 T7

  • Image for Richard Wagner
    01:35

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Gotterdamerung – Emolation Scene and end of Act III Brunnhilde's immola

    Performer: Gwyneth Jones (Brunnhilde) Performer: Bayreuth Festival Opera Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    PHILIPS 434 424-2, T12-14

  • Image for Francisco Guerrero
    01:47

    Francisco Guerrero Duo Seraphim

    Performer: The Monteverdi Choir Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    SDG SDG710-1

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky
    01:53

    Igor Stravinsky The Rite of Spring, Pt.2; Sacrificial dance (The Chosen One)

    Performer: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Performer: Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 8775

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