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04/05/2009 David Alden and Stuart Skelton

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With director David Alden on his new ENO production of Peter Grimes, including a performance by tenor Stuart Skelton, plus conductor Herve Niquet.

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the music world, including director David Alden talking about his new ENO production of Peter Grimes and a performance by tenor Stuart Skelton, who takes the starring role.

Plus conductor Herve Niquet talking to Sean about his forthcoming performance of Purcell's King Arthur at the Barbican with Le Concert Spirituel.

17:02
ANON
O lusty May
Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford
Grayston Ives (director)
CANTORIS CRCD 2366
Track 2
1’41

17:05
FASCH
Concerto in D for trumpet, 2 oboes, bassoon & strings
Gabriele Cassone (trumpet)
Zefiro
Alfredo Bernadini (oboe/director)
DHM 88697367922
Tracks 1-3
6’35
NEW RELEASE

17:12
BRITTEN
Peter Grimes (Act 1: Oh, hang at open doors the net, the cork)
Claire Watson (Ellen)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Benjamin Britten (conductor)
DECCA 414 577 2
CD 1 Tracks 5-6
5’20

17:24
BRITTEN
Peter Grimes (Act 2 We planned that their lives should have a new start)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Benjamin Britten (conductor)
DECCA 414 577 2
CD 2 Track 8
2’23

17:33
LIVE
BRITTEN
Peter Grimes (Act 2, scene 2: In dreams I’ve built myself some kindlier home)
Stuart Skelton (tenor)
Richard Pierson (piano)
6’35

17:42
BRIDGE
Three Idylls: No.3 (Allegro con moto)
Goldner String Quartet
HYPERION CDA 67726
Track 6
3’36
NEW RELEASE

17:46
LISZT
Hungarian Rhapsody no.2
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti (conductor)
DECCA 443 444 2
Track 2
10’03

17:57
TALLIS
With all our hearts and Mouths
The Brabant Ensemble
Stephen Rich (director)
HYPERION CDA67695
Track 10
2’37

18:03
BRAHMS (arr. Rysanov)
Sonatensatz (FAE Sonata)
Maxim Rysanov (viola)
Evelyn Chang (piano)
AVIE AV 2111
Track 1
5’11

18:08
MENDELSSOHN
Song without words in E flat, Op.30 no.1
Roberto Prosseda (piano)
DECCA 476 679 6
CD 1 Track 7
3’46

18:14
LULLY
Proserpine (Act 1: Celebrons la victoire)
Salome Haller (soprano)
Le Concert spirituel
Herve Niquet (conductor)
GLOSSA GCD 921615
CD 1 Track 21
2’27

18:35
DEBUSSY
Fetes (Nocturnes)
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Michel Plasson (conductor)
EMI 5 74727 2
Track 2
6’19

18:43
MESSANGER
Rossignol
Kate Royal (soprano)
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Orchestra of English National Opera
Edward Gardner (conductor)
EMI 2 68192 2
Track 10
4’25

18:48
DELIUS
2 Pieces for Small Orchestra: No.2 Summer Night on the River
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd Jones (conductor)
NAXOS 8.556837
Track 2
6:19

18:54
SCHUBERT
Impromptu in E flat, D.899 no.2
Javier Perianes (piano)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMI 987080
Track 2
4’44

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