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08/09/2009 Jennifer Koh, Mark Elder

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With Korean-American violinist Jennifer Koh in the studio ahead of her Proms debut and Mark Elder on conducting Donizetti's Linda di Chamounix.

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

American-Korean violinist Jennifer Koh comes into the studio ahead of her Proms debut with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and Mark Elder talks to Sean about conducting a new concert performance of Donizetti's Linda di Chamounix at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, alongside the leading lady, Cuban-American soprano Eglise Gutierrez, who plays Linda in this her debut at the Royal Opera House.

17.02
GLINKA
Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
David Zinman (conductor)
TELARC CD-80378
Track 1
4’48

17.08
PURCELL
Dido & Aeneas: ‘Ah! Belinda I am prest with torment’
Sarah Connolly (Dido)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Elizabeth Kenny / Steven Devine (directors)
CHACONNE CHAN 0757
Track 3
6’40

17.15
Augusta READ THOMAS
Pulsar
Jennifer Koh (violin)
Cedille CDR90000113
Track 6
5’31

17.27
Lou HARRISON
Grand Duo: Polka
Jennifer Koh (violin)
Reiko Uchida (piano)
Cedille CDR90000103
Track 11
3’16

17.33
LIVE MUSIC
BACH
Partita for Violin No. 2: Chaconne
Jennifer Koh (violin)
14’49

17.49
SCHUBERT
Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major D899
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Decca 4780747
Track 7
6’18

17.57
LASSUS
Omnes de Saba
Westminster Cathedral Choir
Martin Baker (conductor)
Hyperion CDA67707
Track 21
2’47

18.00 NEWS

18.03
SULLIVAN
Pineapple Poll Suite: Opening Dance
Eastman Wind Ensemble
Frederick Fennell (conductor)
MERCURY 434322-2
Track 1
3’38

18.08
MENDELSSOHN orch Christian Voss
Opening sketch of “Scottish” Symphony (1829/30)
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Riccardo Chailly (conductor)
DECCA 4781525
Track 5
0’47

18.08
Peter MAXWELL-DAVIES
Farewell to Stromness (arr Tim Walker)
Graham Anthony Devine (guitar)
NAXOS 8.557040
Track 6
3’43

18.14
DONIZETTI
Linda di Chamounix: Act 1 – Linda’s big aria "O luce di quest’ anima"
(Oh! star that guid’st my fervent love)Eglise Gutiérrez (Linda)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Mark Elder (conductor)
Recording by Opera Rara (Recorded at the Royal Opera House on 7th September 2009)
6’15

18.26
DONIZETTI
Linda di Chamounix: Act 3 Cavatina “E la Voce”
Stephen Costello (Carlo)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Mark Elder (conductor)
Recording by Opera Rara (Recorded at the Royal Opera House on 7th September 2009)
2’35

18.35
DONIZETTI
Linda di Chamounix Act 1 Finale –
Eglise Gutiérrez (Linda)
Stephen Costello (Carlo)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Mark Elder (conductor)
Recording by Opera Rara (Recorded at the Royal Opera House on 7th September 2009)
5’26

18.42
MOZART
Fugue in C minor for Two Pianos, K.426
Andras Schiff, Peter Serkin (pianos)
ECM 465062-2
CD 1 Track 1
4’08

18.46
MUSSORGSKY
Night on the bare mountain
Cleveland Orchestra
Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)
TELDEC
Track
12’33

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