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Laurence Cummings, Jan Vogler, Patrick Gallois

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 11 March 2013

Sean Rafferty presents a packed programme of live music as his guests include top Baroque performer Laurence Cummings, directing students from the Royal College of Music in Handel's opera Imeneo as part of the 2013 London Handel Festival. They will be giving us a preview live on the show.

Sean welcomes cellist Jan Vogler, known for his acclaimed cross-genre collaborations, to the studio to play live Bach for us, and French flautist Patrick Gallois is joined by his recital partner Maria Prinz to perform ahead of a concert at the Purcell Room.

Also today, as part of the Radio 3 Baroque Spring season for Comic Relief, the first of a week-long series on In Tune:

Beastly Baroque for Comic Relief
Eavesdrop on the extra-musical difficulties encountered by Bach, Lully, Monteverdi, Purcell and Handel, as Simon Russell Beale stars as five of the greatest Baroque composers. Fun family listening, also featuring Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope, and Mitch Benn.

1/5. 'Battling Bach' - Despite his prodigious output, the great Johann Sebastian always seems to find time to be engaged in a fight of some sort. And have more children. Fun family listening, starring Simon Russell Beale as Bach, with Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope, and Mitch Benn.

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Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • LIVE

    • Image for George Frideric Handel
      00:00

      George Frideric Handel Imeneo - opera in 3 acts

      Performer: Katy Crompton Performer: Laurence Cummings

  • Image for Marc-Antoine Charpentier
    00:06

    Marc-Antoine Charpentier Sans frayeur dans ce bois - chaconne H.467 for soprano and continuo

    Performer: Elizabeth Dobbin Performer: Le Jardin Secret

    CORO, COR 16060

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    00:11

    Benjamin Britten The Company of Heaven - cantata for 2 reciters, S, T, chorus & orchestra [1937]

    Conductor: Edward Higginbottom Performer: Choir of New College, Oxford

    NOVUM, NCR 1386

  • LIVE

    • Image for George Frideric Handel
      00:17

      George Frideric Handel Imeneo - opera in 3 acts

      Performer: Bradley Travis Performer: Laurence Cummings

  • Interview: Laurence Cummings and RCM students

  • LIVE

    • Image for George Frideric Handel
      00:25

      George Frideric Handel Imeneo - opera in 3 acts

      Performer: Hannah Sandison Performer: Laurence Cummings Performer: Luke Williams Performer: Tai Oney

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi
    00:32

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in E major RV.269, Op.8`1 (La Primavera) for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Andre de Ridder Performer: Berlin Concert House Orchestra

    DG, 4810-044

  • Image for Matthias Weckmann
    00:37

    Matthias Weckmann Kommet her zu mir alle - cantata for baritone, 2 violins, 3 viola da gambas & bc

    Performer: Peter Harvey Performer: Purcell Quartet

    CHANDOS, CHAN-0775

  • LIVE

  • Interview: Viennese journalist Georg Leyrer

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    00:57

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 1 in C major Op.21

    Conductor: Simon Rattle Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    EMI CLASSICS, 7243 5 57445 2 4

  • Beastly Baroque - episode 1 'Battling Bach'

  • LIVE

  • Interview - cellist Jan Vogler

  • LIVE

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
      01:22

      Johann Sebastian Bach Suite no. 6 in D major BWV.1012 for cello solo

      Performer: Jan Vogler

    • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      01:32

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in F major K.376 for violin and keyboard

      Performer: Maria Prinz Performer: Patrick Gallois

  • Interview: flautist Patrick Gallois and pianist Maria Prinz

  • LIVE

    • Image for Francis Poulenc
      01:43

      Francis Poulenc Sonata for flute and piano

      Performer: Maria Prinz Performer: Patrick Gallois

    • Image for Olivier Messiaen
      01:51

      Olivier Messiaen Le Merle noir for flute and piano

      Performer: Maria Prinz Performer: Patrick Gallois

  • Image for Philippe Rogier
    01:58

    Philippe Rogier Salve nos, Domine - motet for 4 voices

    Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Performer: Monteverdi Choir.

    SOLI DEO GLORIA, SDG-710

  • Handel's Imeneo at the RCM

    Handel's Imeneo at the RCM
    Director Laurence Cummings and RCM students gave us a sneak preview of their Handel opera
  • Cellist Jan Vogler

    Cellist Jan Vogler
    Jan Vogler performed Bach live in the studio
  • The RCM's production of Handel's Imeneo

    The RCM's production of Handel's Imeneo

    Production picture from Imeneo at the RCM

     

    (c) Chris Christodoulou

  • The RCM's production of Handel's Imeneo

    The RCM's production of Handel's Imeneo

    Production photos from the RCM's production of Imeneo

    (c) Chris Christodoulou

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