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20/11/2012

Duration:
6 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 November 2012

Susan Sharpe presents a concert performance of the opera Pierre de Medicis by the the 19th century Polish composer Jozef Michal Poniatowski.

12:31 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873] (Josef Michal)
Pierre de Medicis - Act I
Aleksandra Buczek (soprano, Laura Salviati), Xu Chang (tenor, Pierre de Médicis), Florian Sempey (baritone, Julien de Médicis), Yasushi Hirano (bass, Fra Antonio), Juraj Holly (tenor, Paolo Monti), Jadwiga Postrozna (mezzo-soprano, Henrietta), Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic Chorus, Cracow Festival Orchestra, Massimiliano Caldi (conductor)

1:29 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873] (Josef Michal)
Pierre de Medicis - Act II
Cast as Act I, Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic Chorus, Cracow Festival Orchestra, Massimiliano Caldi (conductor)

1:53 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873] (Josef Michal)
Pierre de Medicis - Act III
Cast as Act I Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic Chorus, Cracow Festival Orchestra, Massimiliano Caldi (conductor)

2:35 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873] (Josef Michal)
Pierre de Medicis - Act IV
Cast as Act I Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic Chorus, Cracow Festival Orchestra, Massimiliano Caldi (conductor)

3:15 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Scherzo no.4 in E major
Dubravka Tomsic (piano)

3:27 AM
Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)
Harold en Italie (Op.16) - symphony for viola and orchestra
Milan Telecky (viola), Radio Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard (conductor)

4:12 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Piano Sonata in B flat major, K.333
Jevgeny Rivkin (piano)

4:31 AM
Copland, Aaron (1900-1990)
Danzon Cubano version for 2 pianos
Aglika Genova (piano), Liuben Dimitrov (piano)

4:37 AM
Felix Mendelssohn Batholdy (1809-1847)
Hebrides - overture (Op.26)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Arvid Engegard (conductor)

4:49 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
L'Isle Joyeuse
Jurate Karosaite (piano)

4:56 AM
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
Ariadne's aria 'Es gibt ein Reich' - from 'Ariadne auf Naxos'
Michèle Crider (soprano), Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Armin Jordan (conductor)

5:03 AM
Foulds, John [1880-1939]
Isles of Greece (Op.48, No.2) (from Impressions of time and place - no.2)
BBC Concert Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor)

5:07 AM
Maxwell Davies, Peter (b.1934)
A Sad paven for these distracted tymes for string quartet
Pavel Haas Quartet

5:15 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Spirit Music (Nos.1 to 4) - from Alcina
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Monica Huggett (guest conductor)

5:21 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Lemminkäinen Suite - 4 Legends from the Kalevala for orchestra (Op 22)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

6:08 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Preludes No.16 in Bb minor; No.17 in Ab major; No.18 in F minor; No.19 in Eb major; No.20 in C minor - from Preludes (Op.28)
Krzysztof Jablonski (piano)

6:16 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Preludes No.21 in Bb major; No.22 in G minor; No.23 in F major; No.24 in D minor - from Preludes (Op.28)
Krzysztof Jablonski (piano)

6:22 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Polonaise de concert in A major (1867)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Zygmunt Rychert (conductor).

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