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04/11/2010 Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Don Giovanni, Rudolf Barshai

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With conductor Gabor Takacs-Nagy and English National Opera's new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. In Tune also pays tribute to Rudolf Barshai.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Conductor Gabor Takacs-Nagy talks to Sean from Manchester where he is straight out of rehearsing with the Manchester Camerata before their forthcoming concerts. They also discuss the conductor's recent appointment as Music director of the Manchester Camerata.

Sean is also joined by baritone Iain Paterson, conductor Kirill Karabits and director Rufus Norris. In Norris' operatic directorial debut, English National Opera's new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni opens this weekend at London's Coliseum with Iain Paterson in the lead role.

In Tune also pays tribute to the late Russian conductor Rudolf Barshai with contribution from critic David Nice.

With a selection of music and guests from the music world.
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00
E-mail: in.tune@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Suite from The Sea Hawk

    Performer: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Performer: Erich Kunzel (conductor)

    • TELARC CD80682.
  • Henry Purcell

    O dive custos Auricae domus, Z504

    Performer: Andreas Scholl (countertenor) Performer: Christophe Dumaux (countertenor) Performer: Accademia Bizantina Performer: Stefano Montanari (leader)

    • DECCA 4782262.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words: L'Introduzione: Maestoso ed adagio

    Performer: Budapest Chamber Symphony Performer: Gabor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

    • BMC 157.
  • Béla Bartók - String quartet no.5: 3rd movt – Scherzo Alla bulgarese

    Performer: Mikrokosmos Quartet

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.1 In C Major:

    Performer: IV - Finale: Adagio - Allegro con molto e vivace Performer: Manchester Camerata Performer: Douglas Boyd (conductor)

    • CD.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Chamber Symphony, Op.110a: Largo + Largo (last 2 movts)

    Arranger: Barshai Performer: (Arrangement of String Quartet No.8) Performer: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi Performer: Rudolf Barshai (conductor)

    • BRILLIANT 8212.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    España Op.165: zortzico

    Performer: Xuefei Yang (guitar)

    • EMI 6983612.
  • Arnold

    English Dances, Op.33: No.1 Allegro non troppo

    Performer: Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal Band Performer: Elgar Howarth (conductor)

    • RCA 7432188392 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Morceaux de fantaisie, op.3:

    Performer: No.1 - Elegie in E flat minor Performer: Nikolai Demidenko (piano) Performer: Hyperion Cda66713 Performer: Tr 8 Performer: 4’51 Performer: 18:11 Performer: Mozart Performer: Don Giovanni: “Pretty Lady I have something to show you” Performer: Act 1 Catalogue aria Performer: Andrew Shore (Leporello) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: David Parry (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 3057.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni:

    Performer: Act 2 Sc 7-8 Performer: Majella Cullagh - Donna Anna Performer: Barry Banks - Don Ottavio Performer: Vivian Tierney - Donna Elvira Performer: Andrew Shore – Leporello Performer: Dean Robinson - Masetto Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: David Parry (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 3057.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni: Act 2 Finale

    Performer: Garry Magee - Don Giovanni Performer: Clive Bayley - Commendatore Performer: Andrew Shore - Leporello Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: David Parry (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 3057.
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch

    Concerto in D major

    Performer: Kammerorchester Basel Performer: Julia Schroder (conductor and violin)

    • DHM 88697446412.

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