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25/03/2011

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 25 March 2011

Ken Bruce introduces the "Rat Pack of Opera" Tenors Un Limited, modern day divas Elysium III, and the string quartet Raven, on stage at LSO St Luke's in a concert first broadcast in May 2010.

The performers offer a unique take on pieces by Sting, Beethoven and Brahms, with the help of the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Roderick Dunk.

Music Played

26 items
  • Part One

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra Sleeping Beauty Waltz

    (Tchaikovsky)

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra London Salute

    (Philip Lane)

  • Image for Elysium III

    Elysium III The Legend Of Fingal

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra)

  • Image for Tenors Un Limited

    Tenors Un Limited Au Fond Du Temple Saint (Les Pecheurs Des Perles)

    (Georges Bizet) (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra)

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra Slavonic Dance, B Major Op 72 No. 1

    (Dvorak)

  • Image for Raven

    Raven Ritual Fire Dance (El Amor Brujo)

    (De Fall)

  • Image for Raven

    Raven Gabriel's Oboe

  • Image for Tenors Un Limited

    Tenors Un Limited Sento (Viva La Vita)

    (Jeremy Sharples) (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra)

  • Image for Elysium III

    Elysium III Immortal Beloved

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra)

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra Pomp & Circumstance No. 4

    (Elgar)

  • Interval Feature

    • Image for Claire Watson and James Pease

      Claire Watson and James Pease Embroidery In Childhood from Peter Grimes

      (Benjamin Britten) (Ft. The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Benjamin Britten)

  • Image for The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy

    The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy Fanfare For The Common Man

    (Aaron Copland)

  • Image for The Columbia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Igor Stravinsky

    The Columbia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Igor Stravinsky Introduction from The Rite Of Spring

    (Stravinsky)

  • Image for The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Carl Davis

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Carl Davis Somewhere from the Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

    (Leonard Bernstein)

  • Part Two

  • Image for Tenors Un Limited

    Tenors Un Limited La Danza

    (Gioachino Rossini)

  • Image for Tenors Un Limited

    Tenors Un Limited Quando Balliamo (When We Dance)

    (Gordon Sumner) (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra)

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra Salut D'amour

    (Elgar)

  • Image for Raven

    Raven Hungarian Dance No 5

    (Brahms)

  • Image for Elysium III

    Elysium III Swan Song

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra)

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra The Watermill

    (Binge)

  • Image for Raven

    Raven Scottish Medley

    (Traditional)

  • Image for Elysium III

    Elysium III One Day Like This

    (Elbow) (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra)

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra Marche Slave

    (Tchaikovsky)

  • Image for The BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra Friday Night Is Music Night

    (Williams)

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