[an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]

BBC - (none) - Afternoon on 3 - Verdi's Aida [an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page was last updated in March 2007We've left it here for reference.More information

3 October 2014
Accessibility help
Text only

BBC Homepage
» 

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 

Verdi's Aida

Friday 13 April 2007 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)

Presented by Penny Gore.

1.00pm Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Duration:

4 hours

Playlist:

Britten Sinfonia at Lunch

4/4. Last in the series of Britten Sinfonia at Lunchtime concerts given recently in Cambridge features music composed by non-Americans while living in the US. All the works have folk influences, including Tarik O'Regan's new piece Rai, which is built upon the eponymous Algerian musical style.

Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op 34
Stravinsky: 3 Songs from William Shakespeare
Tarik O'Regan: Rai (world premiere)
Luciano Berio: Folk Songs
Anna Dennis (soprano)
Huw Watkins (piano)
Jacqueline Shave (violin)
Martin Outram (viola)
Caroline Dearnley (cello)
Michael Cox (flute)
Joy Farrell (clarinet)
Lucy Wakeford (harp)
Miranda Dale (violin)
Adrian Bending and Jeremy Crones (percussion)

2.00pm

A recording of Zeffirelli's lavish production of Verdi's Aida from the opening night of the latest season at La Scala in Milan.

Verdi: Aida
Aida ...... Violeta Urmana (soprano)
Amneris ...... Ildiko Komlosi (mezzo-soprano)
Amonasro ...... Carlo Guelfi (baritone)
Radames ...... Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Ramphis ...... Giorgio Giuseppini (bass)
King of Egypt ...... Marco Spotti (bass)
A Messenger ...... Antonello Ceron (tenor)
Priestess ...... Sae Kyung Rim (soprano)
La Scala Chorus
La Scala Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly (conductor)




About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy