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14/04/2010 Radu Marian, Bath Festival 2010, Christian Zacharias

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With a performance by male soprano Radu Marian, Jason Thornton on 2010's Bath Festival and German pianist Christian Zacharias on playing Schubert.

Radu Marian's remarkable natural male soprano skills will be amazing audiences in Bath Abbey on the 15th of April in a celebration of the life of 1700s Italian castrato Vananzio Rauzzini. He will perform Rauzzini's works live on the show and Jason Thornton, music director of the Bath Phil, talks with Sean about the concert.
Germany's uncompromising musical explorer Christian Zacharias will be conducting and playing the piano in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen in a series of concerts from the 15th to the 17th of April featuring Schubert with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Christian talks to Sean about his experiences performing the Piano Sonata in D Major and 'The Great' Symphony No. 9 in C Major.
Presented by Sean Rafferty.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet D 667 The Trout : Scherzo

    Performer: Christian Zacharias [piano] Performer: Leipzig String Quartet

    • MDG 307 0625-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ave Maria: Gounod

    Performer: Alessandro Moreschi [soprano]

    • Opal 823 LP S2.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Symphony Op12 No 4 - La Casa Diavolo – final mvt

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood

    • OISEAU LYRE 4369932.
  • LIVE

    • Rauzzini

      The Rose

      Performer: Radu Marian [soprano] Performer: David Wright [harpsichord]

    • Caldara

      È qual chosa

      Performer: Radu Marian [soprano] Performer: David Wright [harpsichord]

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet Op 18 No 6 in B flat major – 1st mvt

    Performer: Artemis Quartet

    • Virgin 50999 69458408.
  • George Gershwin

    By Strauss from A Gershwin Songbook

    Performer: Wayne Marshall (piano) Performer: Aalborg Symfoniorkester

    • EMI 50999 6 06688 2 0.
  • Manuel Ponce

    Final mvt from Concierto del sur

    Performer: Alfonso Moreno [guitar] Performer: Mexico State Symphony Orchestra Performer: Enrique Batiz

    • ASV CD DCA 871.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Eternal source of light & The day that gave Great Anna birth – from Birthday Ode for Queen

    Performer: Robin Blaze [countertenor] Performer: David Blackadder [trumpet] Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: The Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Stephen Cleobury

    • EMI 7243 5 57140 2 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations Aria

    Arranger: Anged By Bruno Giuranna Performer: Trio Broz

    • Velut Luna CDLD170.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra KV 246 - 1st mvt – Allegro aperto

    Performer: Christian Zacharias [Piano and conductor] Performer: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

    • MDG 940 1562-6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Sonata No 21 in B flat D960. 3rd mvt: Scherzo

    Performer: Christian Zacharias [piano]

    • EMI 7243 5 74109 2 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Concerto No 1 Op 11 – final mvt

    Performer: Christian Zacharias [piano and conductor] Performer: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

  • Anon

    Old Simon The King

    Performer: Palladin Ensemble

    • LINN CKD324.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    O man greatly beloved from Dona nobis pacem

    Performer: Matthew Brook [baritone] Performer: Christina Pier [soprano] Performer: The Bach Choir Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: David Hill [conductor]

    • Naxos 8.572424.

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