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Tallis Scholars, Steve Reich, Curtis Stigers

2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 05 March 2013

Suzy Klein's guests include world-renowned early music specialist vocal group The Tallis Scholars with its conductor Peter Phillips. As they prepare to celebrate the group's 40th anniversary with a special concert at St Paul's Cathedral, they sing live in the In Tune studio.

We've also live music from Curtis Stigers and James Pearson.

Also for Radio 3's Baroque Spring, the second in our week-long series of Baroque Masterclasses, each a different and personal insight into the music of the Baroque period from contributors including top artists such as violinist Daniel Hope and trumpeter Alison Balsom.
Today at 5.30pm Mahan Esfahani takes us through the harpsichord music of the period and explains why the instrument came into its own at this time.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

Music Played

21 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Reinhard Keiser

    Reinhard Keiser Jodelet - opera in 5 acts

    Performer: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music

    HARMONIA MUNDI, HMC-901852, -18

  • LIVE

    • Image for Thomas Tallis

      Thomas Tallis O Lord, give Thy Holy Spirit for 4 voices

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

    • Image for Thomas Tallis

      Thomas Tallis 9 Psalm tunes for 4 voices [Parker's 'The Whole Psalter translated into English Metre']

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

  • Interview

    • Peter Phillips

  • LIVE

    • Image for William Mundy

      William Mundy O Lord, the maker of all things

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

    • Image for Orlando Gibbons

      Orlando Gibbons I am the resurrection [incomplete] for 5 voices

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Waltz in E flat major Op.posth. for piano [B.46, now considered doubtful]

    Performer: Alice Sara Ott

    DG, 477 8095, -16

  • Image for Franz von Suppé

    Franz von Suppé Juanita-Marsche from "Donna-Juanita"

    Conductor: Neeme Jarvi Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    Chandos, CHSA 5110, -12

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 10 in E minor BWV.855

    Performer: Christiane Starke Performer: Daniel Hope Performer: Juan Lucas Aisemberg

    DG, 479 0571, -16

  • Feature

    • Steve Reich

      Steve talks to Suzy about the world premiere of 'Radio Rewrite' tonight at the Royal Festival Hall.

  • Image for Luigi Rossi

    Luigi Rossi Quand'io credo (per soprano, contralto e basso)

    Performer: La Risonanza

    STRADIVARIUS, 33560, -1

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Scherzando no. 1 in F major H.2.33 for flute, 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 violins and double bass

    Conductor: Manfred Huss Performer: Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta

    BIS, CD-1796/98

  • Baroque Masterclass - Mahan Esfahani

    • Untitled

      Mahan Esfahani plays some choice pieces from the instrument’s repertoire to illustrate why it holds such a central place in Baroque music in in the second of our In Tune Baroque Spring master classes.

  • LIVE

    • Image for George Gershwin

      George Gershwin Love is here to stay [from 'The Goldwyn Follies']

      Performer: Curtis Stigers Performer: James Pearson

  • Image for Heitor Villa-Lobos

    Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachinana brasileira no.5 for soprano & cellos: 1st mvt (Aria)

    Performer: Juliane Banse (soprano) Performer: 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic

    EMI, 556981 2, 7

  • Image for Georg Böhm

    Georg Böhm Capriccio in D major for keyboard [no.5 from "Freie Kompositionen fur Klavier und Orgel"]

    Performer: Carole Cerasi

    METRONOME, MET CD-1055, -6

  • LIVE

    • Image for Harry

      Harry "Sweets" Edison Centerpiece

      Composer: John Hendricks Performer: Curtis Stigers Performer: James Pearson

  • Interview

    • Curtis Stigers

  • LIVE

    • Image for Heymann/Sour/Eyton/Green

      Heymann/Sour/Eyton/Green Body And Soul

      Arranger: N/A Performer: Curtis Stigers

      CONCORD JAZZ, CCD-2124 2

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in A minor RV.397 for viola d'amore and orchestra

    Performer: Fabio Biondi Performer: L'Europa Galante

    Virgin, 395146-2, -16

  • Image for Erik Satie

    Erik Satie Valse-ballet for piano

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

    DECCA, 473 620 2



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