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22/09/2010

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 22 September 2010

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Singers Jacek Lascezkowski and Iestyn Davies come into the studio to chat about the first UK performance of Steffani's opera Niobe at the Royal Opera House. Sean previews the new Diaghilev exhibition at the V&A with curators Millicent Hodson and Jane Pritchard.

There's also a tribute to composer Geoffrey Burgon with tenor James Bowman.

Music Played

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

    Ottorino Respighi La Boutique fantasque – Galop (finale)

    Performer: Montréal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    DECCA 4559832

  • Image for RodrÍguez
    00:06

    RodrÍguez La Cumparsita

    Performer: Dora Schwarzberg (violin) Performer: Jorge Andres Bosso (cello) Performer: The Cello Concep(r)t

    EMI 5629702

  • Image for Steffani
    00:11

    Steffani Niobe, Regina di Tebe – Sinfonia

    Performer: The Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca

    WDR CDX-79811

  • Image for Steffani
    00:22

    Steffani Aria 'Miratemi begli occhi' (Niobe, Regina di Tebe, Act 1)

    Performer: Jacek Laszczkowski (Anfione) Performer: Orchestra of Teatro São Carlos, Lisbon

    Sebastian Rouland (conductor)

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:30

    George Frideric Handel Die ihr aus dunkeln Grüften (from Nine German Arias)

    Performer: Iestyn Davies (countertenor) Performer: Ensemble Guadagni

    WIGMORE HALL WHLive0038

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    00:36

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Barcarolle in F sharp minor Op.60

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman (piano)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4230902, tr 5

  • Image for Geoffrey Burgon
    00:45

    Geoffrey Burgon Theme from Brideshead Revisited

    Performer: The Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Geoffrey Burgon (conductor)

    SILVA SCREEN FILMCD117

  • Image for Geoffrey Burgon
    00:52

    Geoffrey Burgon Nunc dimittis

    Performer: James Bowman (countertenor) Performer: Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet) Performer: City of London Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    EMI CDC7497622

  • Image for Michael Haydn
    01:01

    Michael Haydn Allegro Molto for Horn and Trombone (from Serenade in D)

    Performer: Jasper de Waal (horn) Performer: Jörgen van Rijen (trombone) Performer: Concertbebouw Chamber Orchestra

    CHANNEL CLASSICS CCSSA30210

  • Image for Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
    01:08

    Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky Boris Godunov – Coronation Scene

    Performer: Konstantin Pluzhnikov (Shuisky) Performer: Kirov Orchestra and Chorus Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor) Performer: Philips 4622302 Performer: CD1, tr 5 Performer: 4’05

  • Image for James Rhodes
    01:16

    James Rhodes L'apres midi d'une faune (extract)

    Performer: Orchestre de Paris Performer: Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

    DG 4394072

  • Image for Richard Strauss
    01:32

    Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel

    Performer: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra Performer: David Zinman (conductor)

    ARTE NOVA 74321 870712

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky
    01:29

    Igor Stravinsky The Firebird – ending

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    PHILIPS 4467152

  • Image for Pietro Antonio Locatelli
    01:44

    Pietro Antonio Locatelli Concerto No.9 in G major

    Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin) Performer: The Raglan Baroque Players Performer: Nicholas Kraemer (director)

    HYPERION CDA44391/3

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    01:52

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Fantasy in D minor K397

    Performer: Gottlieb Wallisch (piano)

    LINN CKD 352

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