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Gywneth Jones, Llyr Williams, Rokia Traoré

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 22 May 2013

In Tune's week-long celebration of Wagner's 200th anniversary continues today, exactly 200 years since the composer's birth, with a guest appearance from Dame Gwyneth Jones - soprano renowned for her interpretation of Brunnhilde, the epic heroine of Wagner's Ring. Plus, acclaimed Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams plays Wagner rarities and transcriptions by Liszt, live in the studio.Also performing live will be award-winning Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist Rokia Traoré who begins her UK tour this week.Sean Rafferty's guests also include Prince Leopold of Bavaria, direct descendent of King Ludwig II - the Wagner-obsessed monarch who bankrolled the composer.Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.In.Tune@bbc.co.uk@BBCInTune.

Music Played

26 items
  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Fanfare No. 1

    Performer: Seattle Trumpet Consort

  • LIVE

    • Image for Richard Wagner

      Richard Wagner Albumblatt fur Frau Betty Schott in E flat major for piano

      Performer: Llyr Williams

  • Interview: Llyr Williams

  • LIVE

    • Image for Charles Ives

      Charles Ives Sonata no. 2 K.X.19 (Concord) for piano

      Performer: Llyr Williams

  • Interview: Llyr Williams

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt (Wagner) Isolde's Liebestod from 'Tristan und Isolde' S.447, transc. for piano

    Performer: Llyr Williams

    SIGNUM, SIGCD 290, -8

  • Image for Bartlomiej Pekiel

    Bartlomiej Pekiel Missa Concertata La Lombardesca Assumpta est Maria

    Conductor: Eamonn Dougan Performer: The Sixteen

    CORO, CORO 16110, -11

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Donald Runnicles Performer: Jonas Kaufmann Performer: German State Opera Orchestra

    Decca, 478 5189, -5

  • Image for Rokia Traoré

    Rokia Traoré Mélancolie

    Performer: Rokia Traore

  • Interview: Rokia Traore

  • Image for Rokia Traoré

    Rokia Traoré Sarama

    Performer: Rokia Traore

    Nonesuch, 534863, -9

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin 24 Preludes Op.28 for piano

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu

    Champs Hill, CHRCD 061, -15

  • Image for Henri Dutilleux

    Henri Dutilleux Concerto (Tout un monde lointain ...) for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Serge Baudo Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich Performer: Paris Opera Orchestra

  • Interview: Betsy Jolas

  • Interview: Esa-Pekka Salonen

  • Image for Henri Dutilleux

    Henri Dutilleux Correspondances for soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Performer: Barbara Hannigan Performer: French Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG, 479 1180, -6

  • Interview: Nicolas Bell from the British Library

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Fanfare No. 2

    Performer: Seattle Trumpet Consort

  • Interview: Prince Konstantin of Bavaria

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Die Walkure [Part 2 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG, 471 6272, -1

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Fanfare No. 3

    Performer: Seattle Trumpet Consort

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Tannhauser - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Roberto Paternostro Performer: Gwyneth Jones Performer: Kolner Rundfunk Sinfonie-Orchester

    Chandos, CHAN 10286 X, -1

  • Interview: Dame Gwyneth Jones

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Siegfried [Part 3 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: Pierre Boulez Performer: Gwyneth Jones Performer: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

  • Interview: Dame Gwyneth Jones

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Tristan und Isolde - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Roberto Paternostro Performer: Gwyneth Jones Performer: Kolner Rundfunk Sinfonie-Orchester

    Chandos, CHAN 10286 X, -5

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