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Building a Library: Handel: Concerti grossi, Op 6

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Handel: Concerti grossi, Op 6; New releases of romantic orchestral works; Disc of the Week: Prokofiev: Piano Concertos.

3 hours, 12 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Mar 2014 09:00

9.00am

Symphony no. 4 in A major Op.90 (Italian)   

Performers:     City of Birmingham Orchestra, Edward Gardner     

Composers:    Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)      

Album Title:     CHANDOS : CHSA 5132      

           

 

Symphony no. 4 in D minor Op.120

Performers:     Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nezet-Seguin       

Composers:    Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)       

Album Title:     DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 479-2437  

 

 

El Canto del ruisenor Op.29 for violin and piano       

Performers:     Julia Fischer, Milana Chernyavska   

Composers:    Pablo de Sarasate (1844 - 1908)       

Album Title:     DECCA : 478 5950    

                                   

 

Messe solennelle in C sharp minor Op.16 for choir and 2 organs    

Performers:     Choir of Southwell Minster, Simon Hogan, Hilary Punnett, Paul Hale         

Composers:    Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)    

Album Title:     REGENT : REGCD425         

 

Building a Library

David Vickers reviews recordings of Handel’s Twelve Grand Concertos Op.6 and makes a personal recommendation:

 

HANDEL: Concerti grossi Op. 6 Nos. 1-12 HWV319-330

Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (conductor)

HARMONIA MUNDI HMU907228/29 (2CD)

New Releases

Not one expert reviewer but two! The critics and broadcasters Stephen Johnson and Jonathan Swain talk to Andrew about recent releases of romantic orchestral repertoire

 

 

BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique Op. 14

VARESE: Ionisation

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons (conductor)

BR KLASSIK 900121 (CD)

 

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 7 in Eb: Piano Concerto No. 3 in Eb

Lilya Zilberstein (piano), Gurzenich-Orchestra Koln, Dmitrij Kitajenko (conductor)

OEHMS OC672 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor)

LSO LIVE LSO0746 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major Op. 100; Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major Op. 26

Denis Matsuev (piano), Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor)

MARIINSKY MAR0549 (Hybrid SACD)

 

11.20am

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

Performers:     Cristofori, Arthur Schoonderwoerd    

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     ACCENT : ACC-24289         

                                   

 

 Misero! o sogno! - concert aria K.431 for tenor and orchestra        

Performers:     Rolando Villazon, London Symphony Orchestra, Antonio Pappano

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 479-1054                             

                              

 

Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492   

Performers:     Fanie Antonelou, Maria Forsstrom, James Elliott, Andrei Bondarenko, Nikolai Loskutkin, Christian Van Horn, Musicaeterna, Teodor Currentzis 

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     SONY : 88843014192            

Disc of the Week

Concerto no. 2 in G minor Op.16 for piano and orchestra [rev. 1923]         

Performers:     Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda           

Composers:    Sergey Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)        

Album Title:     CHANDOS CHAN 10802      

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