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Chi-chi Nwanoku

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Casals playing Bach, soprano Sylvia McNair in Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and a choral setting of poetry by Robert Frost.

With Chi-chi Nwanoku. Casals playing Bach, soprano Sylvia McNair in Mozart's Marriage of Figaro, and a beautiful choral setting of poetry by Robert Frost are amongst this week's selection. Plus, Valery Gergiev's successor as conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, on boyhood memories as a chorister and his resulting passion for the music of Haydn.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 17 Jan 2010 14:00

Music Played

  • Lanner

    Abendsterne op.180 Waltz

    Performer: Ensemble Wien (string quartet)

    • Sony Classical SK 52485.
    • 5.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Chant Funèbre

    Performer: Schutz Choir of London & London Classical Players, Performer: Roger Norrington (conductor)

    • EMI 724357572224.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro – Act 4 Giunse alfin il momento (recit) & D

    Performer: Silvia McNair (role of Susanna), Performer: Wiener Philharmoniker Performer: Abbado (conductor)

  • Johann Christian Bach

    Symphonie Concertante in C

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Simon Standage (director)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0173X.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kinderszenen, (Scenes of Childhood): Von fremden Landern und Menschen

    Performer: Denis Matsuev (piano)

    • RCA 88697291462.
    • 1.
  • Randall Thompson

    Frostiana – The Road not Taken

    Performer: Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Performer: Orchestra at Temple Square Performer: Craig Jessop (conductor)

    • MTC0005.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Octet – 1st movement

    Performer: The Gaudier Ensemble

    • Hyperion CDA67339.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seasons: Juchhe! Juchhe!

    Performer: The Choir of the Flanders Opera, Performer: La Petite Bande Performer: Sigiswald Kuijken (director)

    • VIRGIN VC7592682.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite no. 6 in D – Prelude

    Performer: Pablo Casals (cello)

    • GEMS 0045.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

    Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • Decca 4176132.
    • 4.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard

    Performer: The Gents of St John’s College Choir, Cambridge

    • ETCETERA, KTC1192,.
    • 14.

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