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Academy of Ancient Music, Emerson Quartet, Students from Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 26 February 2013

Sean Rafferty's guests include members of the Academy of Ancient Music with its director, harpsichordist Ricard Egarr. They'll be performing Bach live in the studio, part of their ongoing Bach celebration throughout the UK and Europe.

One of the world's finest string quartets, the Emerson Quartet, talk to Sean about their long and illustrious career ahead of a London concert.

Plus, we'll have live performance from the next generation of opera stars: students from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama who are working on their production of Mozart's sparkling comedy Le Nozze di Figaro.

Also today, the continuation of The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history. Broadcast on In Tune every weekday at 5.30pm, The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each instalment is available as a download.
Today: Stravinsky's Les Noces
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Music Played

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    00:00

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    ERATO, 2292-45501 2

  • LIVE

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
      00:04

      Johann Sebastian Bach Suite no. 2 in B minor BWV.1067 for orchestra [with solo flute]

      Performer: Richard Egarr Performer: Academy of Ancient Music

  • Interview - Richard Egarr and the Academy of Ancient Music

  • LIVE

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
      00:15

      Johann Sebastian Bach Suite no. 2 in B minor BWV.1067 for orchestra [with solo flute]

      Performer: Richard Egarr Performer: Academy of Ancient Music

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:27

    George Frideric Handel Teseo - opera

    Conductor: Riccardo Minasi Performer: Xavier Sabata Performer: Il Pomo d'Oro

    APARTE, AP048

  • Image for Leos Janacek
    00:30

    Leos Janacek Quartet no. 2 (Intimate letters) for strings

    Performer: Emerson String Quartet

    DG, 477 8093

  • Interview: Larry Dutton from the Emerson Quartet

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak
    00:39

    Antonin Dvorak Quartet no. 10 in E flat major Op.51 for strings

    Performer: Emerson String Quartet

    Deutsche Grammophon, 477-8765

  • The Story of Music in 50 pieces - part 44

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky
    00:55

    Igor Stravinsky Les Noces for soloists, chorus and chamber orch or 4 pianos & perc

    Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy Performer: German S O Berlin

    DECCA, 444542-2

  • LIVE

    • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      00:58

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492

      Performer: Benjamin Appl Performer: Darren Saady

    • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      01:03

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492

      Performer: Darren Saady Performer: Lucy Hall

  • Interview: Benjamin Appl and Lucy Hall

  • LIVE

    • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      01:11

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492

      Performer: Benjamin Appl Performer: Darren Saady Performer: Lucy Hall

  • Image for Johannes Brahms
    01:13

    Johannes Brahms 4 Pieces Op.119 for piano

    Performer: Barry Douglas

    CHANDOS, CHAN 10757

  • Interview: Max Richter

  • Image for Max Richter
    01:22

    Max Richter Berlin by Overnight

    Performer: Daniel Hope Performer: Jochen Carls

    DG, 479 0571

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    01:23

    Claude Debussy La Boite a joujoux, orch. compl. Caplet

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier Performer: Ulster Orchestra

    CHANDOS, CHAN-8711

  • Image for Richard Wagner
    01:32

    Richard Wagner Tannhauser - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Marek Janowski Performer: Berlin R S O. Performer: Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus

    PENTATONE, PTC-5186405

  • Image for Nicholas-Antoine Lebegue
    01:37

    Nicholas-Antoine Lebegue Magnificat [1st tone] for organ

    Performer: Marie-Claire Alain

    ERATO, 0630-15343-2

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