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23/07/2010 Alice Coote, Lydia Teuscher, Ivo Neame, Jasper Hoiby, Nicholas Mulroy

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With Alice Coote and Lydia Teuscher on Hansel und Gretel, plus music from jazz musicians Ivo Neame and Jasper Hoiby, and tenor Nicholas Mulroy.

Sean Rafferty talks to mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and soprano Lydia Teuscher who star as Hansel and Gretel in Engelbert Humperdinck's opera at Glyndebourne.

Contemporary jazz musicians Ivo Neame (piano) and Jasper Hoiby (double bass) will be playing live in the studio. Their latest album as the band Phronesis called 'Alive' is out on July the 26th.

Tenor Nicholas Mulroy and pianist Joseph Middleton will be performing English songs in the studio and talking to Sean about an upcoming concert 'Celebrating English Songs' in Tardebigge Church, Worcestershire on the 25th of July.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Lyadov

    Polonaise in D major, Op.55 [for unveiling of statue of A.S.Rubenstein]

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

    • CHAN 9911.
  • Robert Schumann


    Performer: Lydia Teuscher (soprano) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • HYPERION CDJ33110.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Little brother, dance with me (Act 1 Scene 1) Hansel und Gretel

    Performer: Alice Coote (Hansel – mezzo-soprano) Performer: Christine Schaefer (Gretel – soprano) Performer: New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

    • EMI DVD 206308-9.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Der kleine Sandmann bin ich & Abends will ich schlafen gehen (Act 2 Scene 2) Hansel und Gr

    Performer: Brigitte Fassbaender (Hansel – mezzo-soprano) Performer: Lucia Popp (Gretel – soprano) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 421 111-2.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Erlost, befreit, fuer alle Zeit! & Vater! Mutter! (Act 3 Scenes 4 & 5) Hansel und Gretel

    Performer: Anne-Sofie von Otter (Hansel – mezzo-soprano) Performer: Barbara Bonney (Gretel –soprano) Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 754023/24.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    La chaconne, qui reprend & Pas seul de M. LeGrand (Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K.367 Nos 1

    Performer: Apollo’s Fire: the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra Performer: Jeannette Sorrell (director)

    • AVIE AV2159.
  • Southern Madagascar (Tulear)

    Veloma (farewell song)

    Performer: Justin Vali Performer: Paddy Bush

    • BBC Recording: September 2009.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo for cello and orchestra in G minor, Op.94

    Performer: Sol Gabetta (cello) Performer: Danish National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Mario Venzago (conductor)

    • RCA 88697630812.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon per sonar a 8 Primi Toni

    Performer: Concerto Palatino

    • ACCENT ACC 30058.
  • LIVE

    • Jasper Hoiby

      Untitled #2

      Performer: Jasper Hoiby (bass) Performer: Ivo Neame (piano)

    • Jasper Hoiby

      Eight Hours

      Performer: Jasper Hoiby (bass) Performer: Ivo Neame (piano)

    • Jasper Hoiby

      Love Song

      Performer: Jasper Hoiby (bass) Performer: Ivo Neame (piano)

  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in B-flat major, Op.3 No.1

    Performer: Linde Consort Performer: Hans-Martin Linde (director)

    • VIRGIN 699472.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Ballade in A-flat major, Op.47

    Performer: Nelson Goerner (fortepiano – Pleyel, 1848)

  • LIVE

    • Benjamin Britten

      The Choir Master's Burial (Winter Words)

      Performer: Nicholas Mulroy (tenor) Performer: Joseph Middleton (piano)

    • Henry Purcell

      Music for a While

      Performer: Nicholas Mulroy (tenor) Performer: Joseph Middleton (piano)

    • Benjamin Britten

      At the Railway Station, Upway(Winter Words)

      Performer: Nicholas Mulroy (tenor) Performer: Joseph Middleton (piano)

  • Halvorsen

    Andante religioso

    Performer: Marianne thorsen (violin) Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • CHAN 10584.
  • Hubert Parry

    Lord, let me know mine end. Psalm XXXIX.

    Performer: Choir of Trinity College Cambridge Performer: Richard Marlow

    • CONIFER CDCF 155.


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