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Louise Fryer presents music inspired by ancient Greece. With Vaughan Williams: Orpheus with his lute; Gluck: Dance of the Furies (Orpheus and Eurydice); Carter: The Minotaur.

Louise Fryer presents music inspired by ancient Greece, focusing on the stories of Theseus, Ariadne and the Minotaur and featuring one of the most famous musicians ever - Orpheus.

Vaughan Williams: Orpheus with his lute
Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano)
Julius Drake (piano)

Gluck: Dance of the Furies (Orpheus and Eurydice)
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic
John Nelson (conductor)

Charpentier: Orphee descendant aux enfers, H471
Matthew White (alto)
Colin Balzer (tenor)
Tyler Duncan (baritone)
Early Music Vancouver's Baroque Festival Orchestra
Alexander Weimann (conductor)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 4
Ronald Brautigam (piano)
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic
John Nelson (conductor)

Giovanni Maria Nanino: Orfeo cantando
Sigismondo d'India: Su, su, prendi la cetra
Il Trionfo del Tempo
Jan Van Elsacker (director/tenor)

Szymanowski: Mythes
Raphael Oleg (violin)
Emmanuel Strosser (piano)

Pergolesi: Orpheus Cantata (Nel chiuso centro)
Christine Schafer (soprano)
Berliner Barockisten
Rainer Kussmaul (conductor)

Liszt: Orpheus
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic
John Nelson (conductor)

Sigismondo d'India: Che veggio
Jacopo Peri: Funeste piagge
Il Trionfo del Tempo
Jan Van Elsacker (director/tenor)

Elliott Carter: The Minotaur - ballet suite
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic
Peter Eotvos (conductor).

3 hours

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Mon 9 Feb 2009 14:00

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