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23/01/2013

Duration:
6 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 23 January 2013

John Shea presents a performance of Puccini's Tosca recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 2011, featuring an all-star cast including tenor Jonas Kaufmann, soprano Angela Gheorghiu and baritone Bryn Terfel.

12:31 AM
Puccini, Giacomo [1858-1924]
Tosca, opera in 3 acts - Act I
Jonas Kaufmann (Cavaradossi, tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Tosca, soprano), Bryn Terfel (Scarpia, baritone), Hubert Francis (Spoletta, tenor), Lukas Jakobski (Angelotti, bass), Jeremy White (Sacristan, bass), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, Antonio Pappano (conductor)

1:19 AM
Puccini, Giacomo [1858-1924]
Tosca, opera in 3 acts - Act II
Jonas Kaufmann (Cavaradossi, tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Tosca, soprano), Bryn Terfel (Scarpia, baritone), Hubert Francis (Spoletta, tenor), Zheng Zhou (Sciarrone, baritone), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, Antonio Pappano (conductor)

2:04 AM
Puccini, Giacomo [1858-1924]
Tosca, opera in 3 acts - Act III
Jonas Kaufmann (Cavaradossi, tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Tosca, soprano), Hubert Francis (Spoletta, tenor), Zheng Zhou (baritone, Sciarrone), William Payne (Shepherd Boy, treble), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, Antonio Pappano (conductor)

2:34 AM
Veracini, Francesco Maria (1690-1768)
Sonata in E minor
Eszter Perényi (violin), Gyula Kiss (piano)

2:52 AM
Bologna, Jacopo da (c.1340-1386)
Aquila altera
Millenarium

3:00 AM
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
Ancient airs and dances for lute - suite No.3
I Cameristi Italiani

3:19 AM
Ponchielli, Amilcare (1834-1886)
Capriccio for oboe and piano (Op.80)
Wan-Soo Mok (oboe), Hyun-Soo Chi (piano)

3:30 AM
Barber, Samuel [1910-1981]
Agnus Dei for chorus
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

3:38 AM
Scarlatti, Domenico (1685-1757)
Sonata in C major (K.460)
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

3:45 AM
Liszt, Franz [1811-1886]
Les Preludes - symphonic poem after Lamartine (S.97)
Hungarian State Orchestra, János Ferencsik (conductor)

4:02 AM
Gesualdo, Carlo [c.1561-1613]
Ave dulcissima Maria for 5 voices (1603a) - sacred motet
Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

4:09 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Sonata in E (Op. 1) no 15
Eszter Perényi (violin), Gyula Kiss (piano)

4:18 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix [1809-1847]
Hebrides - overture (Op.26)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Markus Lehtinen (conductor)

4:31 AM
Viotti, Giovanni Battista (1755-1824)
Duo concertante in D major
Alexandar Avramov, Ivan Peev (violins)

4:40 AM
Franck, César (1822-1890)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation
Robert Silverman (piano)

4:53 AM
Bizet, Georges (1838-1875)
Suite No.1 from "Carmen"
Slovakian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Róbert Stankovský (conductor)

5:06 AM
Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon (1562-1621)
Beati pauperes spiritu (motet)
Netherlands Chamber Choir, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor), Stephan Stubbs (lute)

5:11 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918) (arr. Felix Greissle)
Prélude a l'après-midi d'un faune
Thomas Kay (flute), Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian (conductor)

5:21 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Symphony no.36 (K.425) in C major, 'Linz'
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Fabio Biondi (conductor)

5:52 AM
Koehne, Graeme [b.1956]
Divertissement: Trois pieces bourgeoises
Australian String Quartet

6:04 AM
Britten, Benjamin [1913-1976]
The Sun shines down; Fish in the unruffled lakes; Underneath the abject willow
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Christopher Glynn (piano)

6:11 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
Concert Fantasia on two Russian themes for violin and orchestra (Op.33)
Valentin Stefanov (violin), Orchestra 'Symphonieta' of the Bulgarian National Radio, Stoyan Angelov (conductor).

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