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29/10/2010 Zenaida Yanowsky, Frances Ruffelle

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With Royal Ballet principal Zenaida Yanowsky and a performance from singer Frances Ruffelle of Songs from a Hotel Bedroom, with music by Kurt Weill.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

With a selection of music and guests from the music world including Royal Ballet principal Zenaida Yanowsky who joins Sean Rafferty in the In Tune studio to talk about her forthcoming role as Sylvia in Frank Ashton's three-act version created in 1952, with music by Leo Delibes.

From postwar New York to the In Tune studio, cast members perform extracts from the forthcoming Songs From a Hotel Bedroom, with music by Kurt Weill.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Léo Delibes

    Sylvia (Prelude to Act 1)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca 425 4752.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Mazurka in F sharp Minor, Op. 59, No. 3

    Performer: Eduard Stan (piano)

  • Live

    Weill

    Performer: Knickerbocker Holiday (September Song)

    • Frances Ruffelle (voice).
  • Live

    Weill

    Performer: One Touch of Venus (West Wind)

    • Nigel Richards (voice).
  • Live

    Weill

    Performer: Vive La Difference (Duet) Performer: Frances Ruffelle (voice)

    • Nigel Richards (voice).
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for violin and orchestra in G major, RV.310 (Op.3`3)

    Performer: Alison Balsom (trumpet) Performer: Scottish Ensemble

    • EMI 456 0942.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat major Op. 45 (No.3)

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • Chandos 9002.
  • LASSUS

    Videntes Stellam Magi

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: Stephen Cleobury (director)

    • EMI 50999 6 09004.
  • John Williams

    The Devil's Dance (from The Witches of Eastwick)

    Performer: Gil Shaham (violin) Performer: Jonathan Feldman (piano)

    • DG 4634832.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro (Act 2, no.11: Voi che sapete)

    Performer: Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • Decca 4782249.
  • Léo Delibes

    Sylvia. (Act 1, Les Chasseresses)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca 425 4752.
  • Léo Delibes

    Sylvia (Le Temple de Diane, finale)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca 425 4752.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake, Act I (extract)

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

    • Avie AV2139.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rondo in A Major, D. 951, Piano Duet

    Performer: Paul Lewis (piano) Performer: Steven Osborne (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67665.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Lied des Verfolgten im Turn)

    Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Baritone) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado

    • DG 459 6462.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia, for strings and continuo (Wq. 182, No. 5 in B minor)

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico Performer: Giovanni Antonini (conductor)

    • Naïve OP 30399.

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