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11/10/2010 Wexford Festival Opera, Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, Alan Tongue

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

In Tune plays tribute to the late soprano Dame Joan Sutherland with contributions from mezzo soprano, Marilyn Horne, director John Copley and Sir John Tooley.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

In Tune plays tribute to the late soprano Dame Joan Sutherland with contributions from mezzo soprano, Marilyn Horne, director John Copley and former Head of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir John Tooley.

Sean also talks to David McLoughlin, Chief Executive of Wexford Festival Opera, about this year's season, which opens at the weekend. Members of the Teresa Carreno Youth Orchestra of Venezuela perform live in the studio ahead of the two London concerts that conclude their European tour. Conductor Alan Tongue comes into the studio to talk about a musical discovery that he made last year which will be performed for the first time in over 100 years.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Samson (With plaintive note)

    Performer: Joan Sutherland (soprano) Performer: Richard Bonynge (harpsichord)

    • Bella Voce BLV107005.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Miroirs: Noctuelles (Moths)

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 4778770.
  • Richard Strauss

    Radetzky March

    Arranger: Rieu Performer: Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra

    • Decca 532879.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Kiss: Cradle song

    Performer: Eva Depoltova (Vendulka) Performer: Brno Janacek Opera Orchestra Performer: Frantisek Vajnar (conductor)

    • Supraphon 112180-2.
  • Mercadante

    Virginia (Act I extract)

    Performer: Susan Patterson (Virginia) Performer: Geoffrey Mitchell Choir Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Maurizio Benini (conductor)

    • Opera Rara ORC39.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Norma (Duet)

    Performer: Joan Sutherland (Norma) Performer: Marilyn Horne (Adalgisa) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca 436303-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Sonata in A D959 (2nd movement)

    Performer: Frank Braley (piano)

    • Harmonia Mundi HMN911546.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Von Gott Will Ich Nicht Lassen, BuxWV221

    Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (organ) [playing on the organ of St. Nicolai Church, Altenbruch)

    • BIS BIS-SACD-1809.
  • LIVE

    • Franz Danzi

      Quintet in B flat major (3rd movement)

      Performer: Members of Teresa Carrena Youth Orchestra of Venezuela: Andrea Gonzalez oboe), Maria Gabriela Nunez (flute), Miguel Rodriguez (clarinet), Gabriela Gonzalez (bassoon), Kervin Guarapana (French horn)

    • Paquito D’Rivera

      Contradanza

      Performer: Members of Teresa Carrena Youth Orchestra of Venezuela: Andrea Gonzalez oboe), Maria Gabriela Nunez (flute), Miguel Rodriguez (clarinet), Gabriela Gonzalez (bassoon), Kervin Guarapana (French horn)

    • Franz Danzi

      Quintet in B flat major (1st movement)

      Performer: Members of Teresa Carrena Youth Orchestra of Venezuela: Andrea Gonzalez oboe), Maria Gabriela Nunez (flute), Miguel Rodriguez (clarinet), Gabriela Gonzalez (bassoon), Kervin Guarapana (French horn)

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Suite from the music for the film 'Scott of the Antartic' (Main Titles and Prologue)

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Rumon Gamba (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN10007.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A Cambridge Mass (4 brief extracts in piano reduction): Et resurrexit tertia die; Deum de

    Performer: Kausikan Rajeshkumar (piano)

    • Private Recording.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata (Libiamo ne'lieti calici - Brindisi)

    Performer: Joan Sutherland (soprano) Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca 458 235-2.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    La Fille du regiment (Ecoutons…Chacun la sait)

    Performer: Joan Sutherland (soprano) Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) Performer: Spiro Malas (bass-baritone) Performer: Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca 417 814-2.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Lucia di Lammermoor: Mad Scene

    Performer: Joan Sutherland (soprano) Performer: L’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome Performer: John Pritchard (conductor)

    • Decca 467688-2.

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