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ARC Ensemble, Betty Buckley, St Endellion Festival, Dr Kate Kennedy

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 08 March 2013

Suzy Klein's guests include the Toronto-based ARC Ensemble (Artists of The Royal Conservatory in Canada). As they arrive in the UK for a tour including a date at Wigmore Hall in London, the perform live in the In Tune studio. We hear from Tony Award-winning Broadway star Betty Buckley as she sings the role of Countess Aurelia in the musical Dear World at Charing Cross Theatre, and Endellion Quartet violinist Andrew Watkinson visits the studio to discuss this year's St Endellion Easter Festival, celebrating its 40th anniversary, with artistic director Fran Hickox.

Also today, the last 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 we explore the vibrant and diva-driven world of Baroque opera with Danielle de Niese

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Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Teseo - opera

    Performer: Danielle de Niese Performer: William Christie Performer: Les Arts Florissants Orchestra

    Decca, 475-8746

  • Interview

    • Betty Buckley

  • Image for Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein West Side story - musical in 2 acts

    Performer: Betty Buckley Performer: Christian Jacob Performer: Matt Betton Performer: Peter Barshay

    Palmetto, PM2158, -3

  • Interview

    • Betty Buckley

  • Image for Jerry Herman

    Jerry Herman Dear world - musical

    Performer: Original Broadway Cast

    Sony Broadway, SK48220, -14

  • Image for William Lawes

    William Lawes Consort suite 'for the violls' a 6 no. 3 in F major (Sunrise) [VdGS.90-93]

    Performer: Paul Nicholson Performer: Fretwork


  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto no. 5 in D major K.175 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Jeffrey Tate Performer: Mitsuko Uchida Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.

    Philips, 432 0822, -3

  • Image for Julius Röntgen

    Julius Röntgen Sextet in G major: 4th mvt - Allegro

    Performer: ARC Ensemble

    RCA, 8869 7158372, -15

  • LIVE

    • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

      Felix Mendelssohn fragment violin sonata in D major (completed by David Louie)

      ARC Ensemble: Ben Bowman & David Louie

  • Baroque Masterclass - Danielle de Niese

    • Untitled

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Giulio Cesare in Egitto - opera

    Performer: Danielle de Niese Performer: William Christie Performer: Les Arts Florissants

    Decca, 475 8746, -12

  • Image for Luigi Cherubini

    Luigi Cherubini Anacreon - opera

    Conductor: Neville Marriner Performer: Academy of St Martin-In-The-Fields

    EMI, CDC-7 54438 2, -5

  • Interview

    • Dr Kate Kennedy

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten The Rape of Lucretia - chamber opera in 2 acts Op.37

    Conductor: Oliver Knussen Performer: Angelika Kirchschlager Performer: Claire Booth Performer: Hilary Summers Performer: Aldeburgh Festival Chamber Ensemble

    Virgin Classics, 6026722

  • Image for François Couperin

    François Couperin Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 6

    Performer: David Greilsammer

    SONY, 886979 29692

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Quartet in A major Op.18`5 for strings

    Performer: Endellion String Quartet

    WARNER CLASSICS, 2564-69471-3

  • Interview

    • Fran Hickox & Andrew Watkinson

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar The Dream of Gerontius Op.38

    Conductor: Richard Hickox Performer: London S O. Performer: London Symphony Chorus

    CHANDOS, CHAN-8641/2

  • Image for Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Jean-Baptiste Lully Marche pour la ceremonie des Turcs for intrumental ensemble

    Performer: Reinhard Goebel Performer: Musica Antiqua Koln

    DG, 463 446 2

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn 6 Original canzonettas - set 1 for voice and keyboard

    Performer: Florence Easton

    Claremont, CD GSE 78-50-72, -2



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