Friday - James Jolly
James presents a collection of variations as well as recordings by Maurizio Pollini.
Classical Collection with James Jolly. This week - variations and recordings by the pianist Maurizio Pollini. Our Friday virtuoso is Joan Sutherland in Verdi's Merce, diletti amiche from Vespri Siciliani. Plus, Mozart's Piano Concerto 23 in A major performed by our artist of the week, Maurizio Pollini and Ravel's Bolero conducted by Herbert von Karajan.
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Parley of Instruments
Roy Goodman (conductor)
Piano Concerto 23 in A major, K.488
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 413 793 2
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
DG 447 7161
"Merce, diletti amiche" (Vespri Siciliani)
Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Nello Santi (conductor)
Variations and Fugue on a theme of J.A.Hiller, Op.100
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Colin Davis (conductor)
ORFEO C 090 841 A
Schubert arr. Liszt
Jorge Bolet (piano)
Decca 425 689-2.