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30/09/2010 Sarah Connolly, Orla Boylan, Django Bates

2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 30 September 2010

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly and soprano Orla Boylan talk about Welsh National Opera's production of Richard Strauss's Ariande auf Naxos. Jazz pianist Django Bates performs live in the studio with his brother Dylan (violin and saw) in advance of his 50th birthday concert in London.
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15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Mazurka (Swan Lake, Op.20)

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

    AVIE AV2139

  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Perpetuum mobile, Sarabande & Bouree (Ouverture in D major, TWV.55:D12 'Perpetuum mobile')

    Performer: Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble Performer: Han Tol (director)

    CARUS 83.165

  • LIVE

    • Image for Django Bates

      Django Bates Ikebana

      Performer: Django Bates (piano) Performer: Dylan Bates (saw & violin)

    • Image for Django Bates

      Django Bates Potato picker

      Performer: Django Bates (piano & voice) Performer: Dylan Bates (violin)

    • Image for Django Bates

      Django Bates Horses in Rain (3.30 mins – piano, violin, DB voice)

      Performer: Django Bates (piano & voice) Performer: Dylan Bates (violin)

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Dopo notte (Ariodante, Act 3 Scene 8)

    Performer: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano - Ariodante) Performer: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention Performer: Harry Christophers (director)

    CORO CORI6025

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Etude in C minor Op. 10 No. 12, "Revolutionary"

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    Deutsche Grammophon 477 8727, CD 1, tr 6

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Kullervo goes to war – Alla Marcia (Kullervo, Op.7)

    Performer: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Paavo Jarvi (conductor)

    VIRGIN 628652-2

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No.20 in G major, Op.49 No.2

    Performer: Louis Lortie (piano)

    Chandos CHAN 10616(9)

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss An Ihre Plaetze, meine Damen und Herren! (Ariadne auf Naxos, Prologue)

    Performer: Irmgard Seefried (Composer) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    EMI 567077-2

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Es gibt ein Reich, wo alles rein ist (Ariadne auf Naxos, Opera)

    Performer: Deborah Voigt (Ariadne) Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden Performer: Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

    BRILLIANT 9084

  • Image for Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold Mond, so gehst du wieder auf (4 Abschiedslieder, Op.14 No.3)

    Performer: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Iain Burnside (piano)


  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Hermann and Dorothea – Overture, Op.136

    Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

    BIS SACD 1619

  • Image for James Rhodes

    James Rhodes Beau soir

    Arranger: Heifetz Performer: Janine Jansen (violin) Performer: Itamar Golan (piano)

    DECCA 478 2256

  • Image for Robert Ramsey

    Robert Ramsey How are the Mighty Fall'n

    Performer: Gallicantus Performer: Gabriel Crouch (director)



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