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18/08/2010 Kurt Streit, Rosemary Joshua, Lee Breuer, Njabula Madlala

With Petroc Trelawny. Including Kurt Streit and Rosemary Joshua discussing Idomeneo, Lee Breuer and Bob Telson on Gospel At Colonus and music from baritone Njabulo Madlala.

Petroc Trelawny talks to tenor Kurt Streit and soprano Rosemary Joshua who star as Idomeneo and Ilia in Mozart's opera seria Idomeneo at Usher Hall as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Adapter and director Lee Breuer and musical director and composer Bob Telson talk to Petroc about the upcoming production of Gospel At Colonus. The radical reworking of Sophocles's tragedy Oedipus at Colonus featuring the Blind Boys of Alabama appears at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Kathleen Ferrier Award Winning baritone Njabulo Madlala and pianist James Baillieu will be performing live in the studio ahead of an upcoming concert at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford featuring the works of Schubert, Schumann, Strauss, Fauré, Wolf and South African folk songs.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hans Christian Lumbye

    Concert-Polka for two violins

    Performer: Sergei Azizian & Marianne Melnik (violins) Performer: Tivoli Symphony Orchestra Performer: Giordano Bellincampi (conductor)

    • NAXOS8.556843.
  • Anon.

    I'll Fly Away

    Performer: Blind Boys of Alabama

    • CDCHD479.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Idomeneo: Act 2 Sc 1: Fuor del Mar

    Performer: Kurt Streit (Idomeneo) Performer: Orchestra of Teatro San Carlo di Napoli Performer: Marco Guidarini (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.660250-52.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Idomeneo Act 3 Sc 1: Andro ramingo e solo (quartet)

    Performer: Kurt Streit (Idomeneo) Performer: Angeles Blancas Gulin (Ilia) Performer: Iano Tamar (Elettra) Performer: Sonia Ganassi (Idamante) Performer: Orchestra of Teatro San Carlo di Napoli Performer: Marco Guidarini (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.660250-52.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Idomeneo: Scenda Amor, scenda Idomeneo

    Performer: Edinburgh Festival Chorus Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • EMI CDS5572602.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegel Lustige Streiche

    Performer: Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks Performer: Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    • BR-KLASSIK 900707.
  • George Frideric Handel

    No, no, ch'io non apprezzo, Act III Agrippina HWV 6

    Performer: Rosemary Joshua Performer: Sarah Connolly Performer: Harry Bicket Performer: English Concert

    • CHAN0767.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata: Prelude

    Performer: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Performer: James Levine (conductor)

    • EMI 4357972.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Moment Musicaux op.16 No.6: Maestoso – C major

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

    • ERATO 8573-85770-2.
  • Lee Breuer & Bob Telson - Gospel at Colonus: Stop do not go on

    Performer: Jevetta Steele (soloist) Performer: Sam Butler (guitar/vocals) Performer: Five Blind Boys of Alabama Performer: The JD Steele Singers

  • Lee Breuer & Bob Telson - Gospel at Colonus: A voice foretold (prayer)

    Performer: Five Blind Boys of Alabama Performer: Sam Butler

  • Lee Breuer & Bob Telson - Gospel at Colonus: Lift him up

    Performer: Carolyn Johnson White (soloist) Performer: The Institutional Radio Choir Performer: Little Village (band)

  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody in C sharp minor No. 2 (arr Vladimir Horowitz)

    Performer: Lang Lang (piano)

    • DG 4779014.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso No.1 in G major, HWV 319

    Performer: The Avison Ensemble

    • LINN CKD362.
  • LIVE

    • Giacomo Puccini

      Questo Amor vergogna mia (Edgar)

      Performer: Njabulo Madlala (baritone) Performer: James Baillieu (piano)

    • Robert Schumann

      Belsazar, Op.57

      Performer: Njabulo Madlala (baritone) Performer: James Baillieu (piano)

    • [unknown]

      Thula Mama... Thula Sana (South African Folk Song)

      Performer: Njabulo Madlala (baritone) Performer: James Baillieu (piano)

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Dance with Mandolins, Act II Romeo and Juliet

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev

    • LSO Live 0682.

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