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15/09/2010 The Makropulos Case, John Mark Ainsley, Roger Vignoles

Presnted by Sean Rafferty. With soprano Amanda Roocroft and conductor Richard Armstrong on Janacek's opera The Makropulos Case at ENO and a performance by tenor John Mark Ainsley.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Soprano Amanda Roocroft and conductor Sir Richard Armstrong talk to Sean about Janacek's opera The Makropulos Case which opens soon at English National Opera and tenor John Mark Ainsley with pianist Roger Vignoles perform live in the studio ahead of performances at the Victor Hugo International Music Festival on Guernsey, which include world premieres of Victor Hugo's poems set to music by composer Thierry Escaich.
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Wed 15 Sep 2010 17:00

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in E flat Op.90 No.2

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67091/2.
  • Leos Janáček

    'Emilia' (from The Makropulos Case, Act 1)

    Performer: Cheryl Baker (Emilia Marty) Performer: Robert Brubaker (Albert Gregor) Performer: Neal Davies (Dr Kolenatý) Performer: John Wegner (Baron Jaroslav Prus) Performer: English National Opera Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN31382.
  • Leos Janáček

    'Fetch the Doctor!' (finale of The Makropulos Case, Act 3)

    Performer: Cheryl Baker (Emilia Marty) Performer: Neal Davies (Dr Kolenatý) Performer: Robert Brubaker (Albert Gregor) Performer: John Graham-Hall (Vítek) Performer: John Wegner (Baron Jaroslav Prus) Performer: Elena Xanthoudakis (Kristina) Performer: English National Opera Orchestra and Chorus Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN31382.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Self Banished

    Performer: Amanda Roocroft (soprano) Performer: Reinild Mees (piano)

    • CHANNEL CLASSICS CCSSA27507.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Variations on Handel's Judas Maccabeus

    Performer: Mischa Maisky (cello) Performer: Martha Argerich (piano)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 4399342.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scènes de ballet (extract from 'Dancer' variation to end)

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performer: Ilan Volkov (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67697.
  • Béla Bartók - Romanian Folk Dances

    Performer: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sakari Oramo (conductor)

  • Marin Marais

    La Fougade

    Performer: Jordi Savall, Pierre Pierlot (bass viols) Performer: Xavier Díaz-Latorre (theorbo) Performer: Pierre Hantaï (harpsichord)

    • ALIA VOX AVSA9851.
  • LIVE

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Reve d'Amour (Victor Hugo) – Melodies Op.5 No.2

      Performer: John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • Thierry Escaich

      Aux anges qui nous voient (Victor Hugo)

      Performer: John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • Francis Poulenc

      'C' (No.1 from Poemes de Louis Aragon)

      Performer: John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for violin, strings and continuo TWV51:E3

    Performer: Berlin Baroque Soloists Performer: Rainer Kussmaul (violin/director)

    • Deutsche Grammophon B0005761-02.
  • William Walton

    'Spitfire' Prelude and Fugue

    Performer: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN8870.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor BWV. 859

    Performer: Roger Woodward (piano)

    • Celestial Harmonies 14281-2.

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