East Meets West
Tuesday 3 July 2007 13:00-16:00 (Radio 3)
Presented by Penny Gore.
1.00pm Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/8. From the 2007 Aldeburgh Festival, baritone Simon Keenlyside and pianist Malcolm Martineau perform an emotionally and thematically varied programme of songs by Schubert, Schoenberg, Pfitzner and Mahler.
2/5. The East meets West theme has a Germanic slant, with two 'oriental' characters from Mozart's Magic Flute, a Japanese-born, Vienna-trained London resident playing Schubert, and Zemlinsky's vocal symphony which sets words by Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Mozart: Alles fuhlt der Liebe Freuden; In diesen heil'gen Hallen (The Magic Flute)
Monostatos ...... Burkhard Ulrich (baritone)
Sarastro ...... Rene Pape (bass)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Riccardo Muti (conductor)
Schubert: 4 Impromptus, D899
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Zemlinsky: Lyric Symphony
Melanie Diener (soprano)
Matthias Goerne (baritone)
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)