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Angela Hewitt, Vienna Boys' Choir, English Touring Opera

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 01 October 2012

Suzy Klein's guests today include internationally-renowned pianist Angela Hewitt, ahead of her recital at the Royal Festival Hall focusing on Bach's final masterpiece, The Art of Fugue.
24 members of the world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir - visiting the UK for the first time in 10 years - perform live in the In Tune studio.
Singers from the English Touring Opera also perform, as they begin their UK Autumn tour of new productions The Emperor of Atlantis and Albert Herring.

Also today, In Tune's A to Z of the Piano, part of the Piano Season on the BBC, continues with J for Jazz - with contributions from leading pianists including the charismatic Gwilym Simcock. The series of bite-sized features provides context, history and background information - both in-depth and quirky - broadcast in daily instalments on In Tune at 5.30pm and available to download as a podcast.

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Music Played

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

    Reznicek Donna Diana Overture

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Willi Boskovsky

    DECCA 4211702

  • Image for Viktor Ullmann
    00:10

    Viktor Ullmann The Emperor of Atlantis: Act III sequence

    Performer: Paula Sides, soprano (Bubikopf) Performer: Rupert Charlesworth, tenor (Soldier) Performer: Katie Bray, mezzo (Drummer) Performer: Philip Shannon (piano)

    LIVE

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    00:18

    Benjamin Britten Albert Herring: Lady Billows' Act II aria ('I'm full of happiness...')

    Performer: Jennifer Rhys-Davies (Lady Billows), Performer: Philip Shannon (piano)

    LIVE

  • Image for Tchaikovsky
    00:22

    Tchaikovsky Symphony number II "Little Russian": Scherzo, Allegro molto vivace

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev

    ISOLIVE SACD LSO0710

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:33

    Johann Sebastian Bach Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (transcribed by Wilhelm Kempff)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    LIVE

  • Image for Louis Couperin
    00:42

    Louis Couperin Le Rossignol en Amour

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    LIVE

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:52

    Claude Debussy L'isle joyeuse

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    CD: HYPERION CDA67898

  • Piano A-Z

    • J for Jazz

  • Image for Anton Bruckner
    01:09

    Anton Bruckner Um Mitternacht

    Performer: Vienna Boys Choir Performer: Kerem Sezen (conductor)

    LIVE

  • Image for Antonio Caldara
    01:18

    Antonio Caldara Ego sum panis vivus

    Performer: Vienna Boys Choir Performer: Kerem Sezen (conductor)

    LIVE

  • Image for Johannes Brahms
    01:25

    Johannes Brahms Der Gartner (4 Songs, Op.17 no.3)

    Performer: Vienna Boys Choir Performer: Kerem Sezen (conductor)

    LIVE

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov
    01:33

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Women's Dance from Aleko

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Vasily Petrenko

    EMI CLASSICS 915473-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    01:42

    Henry Purcell Rondeau in D from 'Abdelazer'

    Performer: Freiburger Barok Orchester Performer: Thomas Hengelbrock

    DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI RD 77231

  • Image for Claude Joseph Arthur Adonaï Champagne
    01:58

    Claude Joseph Arthur Adonaï Champagne Danse Villageoise

    Performer: Peter Oundjian (violin) Performer: William Tritt (piano)

    CBC RECORDS MVCD 1060

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