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08/06/2011 Vienna Piano Trio, Pierre-Laurent Aimard

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 08 June 2011

The Vienna Piano Trio perform works by Mozart, Bernstein and Brahms live in the studio ahead of their concert at Wigmore Hall, London where they are 'Ensemble In Residence' for the 2011/12 season.

Sean Rafferty interviews pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, the artistic director of the 64th Aldeburgh Festival in June. This year the Aldeburgh Festival dedicates a day to composer Gyorgy Ligeti, marking the fifth anniversary of his death.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
With a selection of music and guests from the music world.
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Erik Satie

    Erik Satie Gymnopédie No. 1

    Performer: 12 Cellos of the Berliner Philharmoniker

    EMI – 6 08501 2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Da tempeste, from Act III, Giulio Cesare

    Performer: Danielle de Niese, soprano – Cleopatra Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie, director

    DECCA – 478 2417

  • LIVE

  • Image for William Byrd

    William Byrd Bow Thine Ear, O Lord (arranged by Nico Muhly)

    Performer: Aurora Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Collon, conductor

    DECCA 478 2731 3

  • Image for Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Assumpta est Maria a 6 (Motet)

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers

    CORO COR 16091

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach VI Variation 5 a 1 overo 2 clav

    Performer: Nicholas Angelich

    Virgin Classics 50999 07066429

  • Image for György Ligeti

    György Ligeti Fanfares, No. 4 from Piano Etudes, Book 1

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

    Sony Classical SK62308

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Erstarrung, from Winterreise

    Performer: Matthias Goerne (baritone) Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    Decca 4670922

  • Image for Olivier Messiaen

    Olivier Messiaen Fourth movement, Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum

    Performer: The Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    Deutsche Grammophon 4458272

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Aria, Ombra mai fu Act 1, Scene 1, Serse

    Performer: Andreas Scholl Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin

    Harmonia Mundi HMC 901685



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