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Friday - Sarah Walker

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 26 August 2011

Sarah Walker spends the week dipping into the discography of the world- The Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra founded by Claudio Abbado in 1986; today at 11am, they perform Brahms' Double Concerto with Renaud and Gautier Capucon as violin and cello soloists. Also on the show there is carnival music from Berlioz, Musorgsky and Respighi, and our Friday Virtuoso is pianist Dmitri Alexeev.

Music Played

7 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Hector Berlioz
    00:00

    Hector Berlioz Le Carnaval Romain overture

    Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)

    PHILIPS 416 430-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    00:09

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No.21, K.134

    Performers: Vienna Philharmonic, James Levine (conductor)

    DG 423 356-2

  • Image for Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
    00:47

    Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky Hopak from Sorochintsy Fair

    Performers: National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Theodore Kuchar (conductor)

    NAXOS 8.555924

  • Friday Virtuoso

  • Artist of the Week: Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra

    • Image for Johannes Brahms
      01:00

      Johannes Brahms Double Concerto in A minor, Op.102

      Performers: Renaud Capucon (violin), Gautier Capucon (cello), Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

      VIRGIN CLASSICS 395147-2

  • Image for Ottorino Respighi
    01:35

    Ottorino Respighi Ouverture Carnevalesca

    Performers: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra of Bratislava, Adriano (conductor)

    MARCO POLO 8.223348

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    01:48

    Henry Purcell Rejoice in the Lord alway, Z49

    Performers: James Bowman (countertenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), Michael George (basses), Choir of New College, Oxford, The King's Consort, Robert King (director)

    HYPERION CDS44141/51

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