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6 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 21 August 2013

Jonathan Swain presents some highlight performances by the conductor Sir Colin Davis

12:31 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich [1840-1893]
Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

1:13 AM
Sibelius, Jean [1865-1957]
Pohjola's daughter - symphonic fantasia (Op.49)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

1:28 AM
Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]
Sheherazade - 3 poems for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

1:49 AM
Sibelius, Jean [1865-1957]
Symphony No. 4 in A minor Op.63
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding (conductor)

2:31 AM
Juon, Paul (1872-1940)
Fairy Tale in A minor for cello and piano (Op.8)
Esther Nyffenegger (cello), Desmond Wright (piano)

2:37 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953) (selection by M T-Thomas)
Cinderella ? suite no.1 (Op.107)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

3:04 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
12 Variationen über den russischen Tanz (WoO.71)
Theo Bruins (piano)

3:18 AM
Bruckner, Anton (1824-1896)
Ave Maria; Christus factus est; Locus iste
The Sokkelund Choir, Morten Schuldt Jensen (conductor)

3:31 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor (Op.21)
Maurizio Pollini (piano), Belgrade Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta (conductor)

4:01 AM
Berwald, Franz (1796-1868)
Septet in B flat
Kristian Möller (clarinet), Frederik Ekdahl (bassoon), Ayman Al Fakir (horn), Roger Olsson (violin), Linn Löwengren-Elkvull (viola), Hanna Thorell (cello), Mattias Karlsson (double bass)

4:23 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Cantata: Heilig, Heilig (Wq.217/H.778)
The Netherlands Chamber Choir, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman (conductor)

4:36 AM
Josquin des Prez [c.1450/5-1521]
Motet Inviolata, integra et casta es (5 part)
Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal, Christopher Jackson (director)

4:44 AM
Alpaerts, Flor (1876-1954)
Zomer-idylle (Summer Idyll) (1928)
Flemish Radio Orchestra, Michel Tabachnik (conductor)

4:53 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Concerto for violin and orchestra (RV.315) (Op.8 No.2) in G minor 'L'Estate'
Elizabeth Wallfisch (baroque violin), Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer (director)

5:05 AM
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Quartet for flute, clarinet, horn and bassoon no.6 in F major 'Andante et tema con variazioni'
Vojtech Samec (flute), Jozef Luptacik (clarinet), Frantisek Machats (bassoon), Josef Illes (french horn)

5:31 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge (Op.10)
The Royal Academy Soloists, Clio Gould (director)

5:36 AM
Bridge, Frank (1879-1941)
Miniatures ? No.8 Valse Russe for violin, cello and piano
Moshe Hammer (violin), Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (cello), William Tritt (piano)

5:39 AM
Bridge, Frank (1879-1941)
No.2 in G minor, 'Hornpipe' (Allegro moderato) ? from 'Miniatures', set 3 for violin, cello and piano
Moshe Hammer (violin), Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (cello), William Tritt (piano)

6:15 AM
Gilson, Paul (1865-1942)
La Mer (1892)
Flemish Radio Orchestra, Flemish Radio Choir, Brassband Buizingen, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

6:18 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Meeres Stille (D.216) (Op.3 No.2)
Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

6:29 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Légende No.1: St. François d'Assise prêchant aux oiseaux (S.175)
Llyr Williams (piano).

Music Played

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


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