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06/09/2010 Pavol Breslik, Maria Begtsson, Sondheim's Passion

Sean Rafferty is joined by tenor Pavol Breslik and soprano Maria Bengtsson to discuss Mozart's Così fan tutte. Live music comes from from members of the cast of Sondheim's Passion.

Sean Rafferty is joined by tenor Pavol Breslik and soprano Maria Bengtsson, who will shortly appear in performances of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte, that open the Royal Opera House's new season.

There will also be live music from singers Elena Rogers, Scarlett Strallen and David Thaxton, as well as interviews with director Jamie Lloyd and musical director Alan Williams ahead of their appearances in Sondheim's Passion.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Coriolan Overture

    Performer: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • SDG 705.
  • Imre Kálmán

    The Land of smiles - operetta in 3 acts, A.2, no.11 (You are my heart's delight)

    Performer: Andre Rieu (violin) Performer: The Johann Strauss Orchestra

    • DECCA 532 3879.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno – Part 2 Aria E ben folle quell nocchier

    Performer: Pavol Breslik (tenor) Performer: Le Concert D’Astree Performer: Emmanuelle Haïm (harpsichord/director)

    • VIRGIN 0946 3 63428 2 5.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Cosi fan Tutte – Act 1 Sc3 Come scoglio immoto resta

    Performer: Renee Fleming (Fiordiligi) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 444 174-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Final Act - Duet Fra gli amplessi in pochi istanti

    Performer: Renee Fleming (Fiordiligi) Performer: Frank Lopardo (Ferrando) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 444 174-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in A major BWV 1055

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano/director) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe

    • DECCA 478 236.
  • Johan Helmich Roman

    Suite in D major Lilla Drottningholmsmusiken: Allegro assai

    Performer: Ensemble 1700 Lund Performer: Göran Karlsson (director)

    • CPO 777 589-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    La Fida Ninfa – Sinfonia RV725

    Performer: Ensemble Matheus Performer: Jean-Christophe Spinosi (conductor)

    • NAÏVE OP 30410.
  • LIVE

    • Stephen Sondheim

      Passion – Happiness

      Performer: Scarlett Strallen (singer) Performer: David Thaxton (singer)

    • Stephen Sondheim

      Passion - I Wish I Could Forget You

      Performer: Elena Roger (singer)

    • Stephen Sondheim

      Passion - Is This What You Call Love?

      Performer: David Thaxton (singer)

  • Frédéric Chopin - Fantaisie-impromptu for piano (Op.66) in C sharp minor

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

  • Richard Wagner - Gotterdamerung – Emolation Scene and end of Act III Brunnhilde's immola

    Performer: Gwyneth Jones (Brunnhilde) Performer: Bayreuth Festival Opera Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

  • Francisco Guerrero

    Duo Seraphim

    Performer: The Monteverdi Choir Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • SDG SDG710-1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite of Spring, Pt.2; Sacrificial dance (The Chosen One)

    Performer: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Performer: Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 8775.

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