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15/07/2010 Charles Mackerras Tribute

Janet Baker, Mark Elder, Emanuel Ax and Brian McMaster join Sean Rafferty to pay tribute to the late conductor Charles Mackerras. Including music from pianist Christina Lawrie.

Dame Janet Baker, Sir Mark Elder, Emanuel Ax and Sir Brian McMaster join Sean Rafferty to pay tribute to the life of conductor Sir Charles Mackerras, who died yesterday. Also includes live music and interview with pianist Christina Lawrie, and members of the Royal Opera House's Jette Parker Young Artist scheme.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Sullivan

    Opening Dance

    Performer: Pineapple Poll Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor

    • EMI – 5 66538 2.
  • LIVE

    • Sergey Rachmaninov

      Moment Musical op. 16 no. 2

      Performer: Christina Lawrie

    • Carl Vine

      Bagatelle no. 5

      Performer: Christina Lawrie

    • Johannes Brahms

      Capriccio no. 1 from 7 Fantasies op. 116

      Performer: Christina Lawrie

  • George Frideric Handel

    How silently, how slyly: Giulio Cesare

    Performer: Dame Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano Performer: Orchestra of the ENO Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor

    • EMI – CDM 7 63724 2.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Divinites du Styx: Alceste

    Performer: Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor

    • ROHS010.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Turn of the Screw

    Performer: Rebecca Evans Performer: Michael Colvin Performer: English National Opera Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras

    • BBC Recording at the English National Opera.
  • Boyce

    Trio Sonata No 5 in D major

    Performer: The Parley of Instruments Performer: Peter Holman, conductor

    • HYPERION – CDD22063.
  • Dove

    Chorus: Turn to him with your ears - TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL

    Performer: Choruses and Instrumental ensemble Performer: David Charles Abell, conductor

    • CHANDOS – CHAN 10606.
  • LIVE

    • Imre Kálmán

      Giuditta Act I: 'Freunde, das Leenist lebenswert!'

      Performer: Ji-Min Park (Octavio) Performer: David Gowland, piano

    • Johann Strauss II - Intermezzo, excerpt of the final duet

      Performer: Eri Nakamura Performer: Changhan Lim Performer: David Gowland, piano

  • Frédéric Chopin - Rondo. Vivace: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

    Performer: Emmanuel Ax, piano Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor

  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta, Allegretto

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor

    • Supraphon SU3739-2032.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Cunning Little Vixen, Act III Last Scene Libretto

    Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor

    • Radio 3 recording.

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