Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington introduces the music you want to hear - a tone poem by Sibelius, Bach sung by the Swingle Singers, Schubert's String Quintet, the late Margaret Price as Desdemona and a guest request from the conductor Esa Pekka Salonen.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Ambroise Thomas

    Overture 'Raymond'

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    • DECCA 4215272.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gavotte from Partita no.3 for violin, BWV1006

    Performer: Swingle Singers

    • PHILIPS 824 703-2.
    • 17.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Pohjola's Daughter

    Performer: Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leif Segerstam (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN8965.
    • 5.
  • Robert Schumann

    Variations on the name ABEGG, op.1

    Performer: Clara Haskill (piano)

    • PHILIPS 4208512.
    • 26.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quintet in C, D956

    Performer: Hagen Quartet, Heinrich Schiff (cello)

    • DG 439774 2.
    • 1 to 4.
  • Alban Berg

    Altenberg Lieder op.4

    Performer: Juliane Banse (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 4477492.
    • 1 to 5.
  • Jean Claude Aquaviva

    Rex Tremendae

    Performer: Paolo Fresu (trumpet), Daniele di Bonaventura (bandoneon), A Filetta Corsican Voices,

    • ECM 274 5621.
    • 1.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Otello (end of Act 1)

    Performer: Margaret Price (Desdemona), Carlo Cossutta (Otello), Vienna Philharmonic, Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 4400452 CD1.
    • 9.

Broadcast