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Royal Philharmonic Society Awards 2011

Suzy Klein presents coverage of the 2011 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards, the most prestigious celebration of live classical music. Including interviews and music.

The Royal Philharmonic Society Awards 2011

Presented by Suzy Klein

Last Tuesday, the winners of the 2011 Awards from the Royal Philharmonic Society were announced at the Dorchester Hotel, London. The event is the most prestigious award ceremony in the UK for live classical music. This afternoon's programme features coverage of the event, with interviews and music.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Nico Muhly

    Seeing is Believing

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra Conductor: Nicholas Collon (conductor)

    • Seeing is believing.
    • Decca.
  • Richard Wagner - "Hymn to Venus" from Tannhauser

    Performer: Hermann ..... Christof Fischesser (Bass) Performer: Tannhäuser ..... Johan Botha (Tenor) Performer: Wolfram ..... Christian Gerhaher (Baritone) Performer: Walter ..... Timothy Robinson (Tenor) Performer: Biterolf ..... Clive Bayley (Bass) Performer: Heinrich ..... Steven Ebel (Tenor) Performer: Reinmar ..... Jeremy White (Bass) Performer;: Elisabeth ..... Eva-Maria Westbroek (Soprano) Performer: Venus ..... Michaela Schuster (Mezzo-soprano) Conductor: Semyon Bychkov Orchestra: Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House.

  • Ferneyhough

    String Quartet No. 6

    Performers: Arditti Quartet

    • BBC Recording made at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2010.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    "Scherzo" from String Quartet Op. 18'1

    Performers: Takacs Quartet

    • BBC Recording made at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fourth movement of Eighth Symphony

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Conductor: Ivan Fischer

    • BBC recording made during the Beethoven Symphonies Series given at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
  • John Fogerty

    Proud Mary

    Performers: Choir of St Mary’s Roman Catholic School, Kensal Town Conductor: Anna McManus

  • George Benjamin

    Ringed by the flat horizon

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Mark Elder Performer: Ross Pople (cello)

    • George Benjamin.
    • Nimbus Records NI5075.
  • Helmut Lachenmann

    Ausklang for piano & orchestra

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta Conductor: Brad Lubman Performer: Rolf Hind (piano)

    • BBC recording made during the Southbank Centre's celebration of the composer's 75th birthday.
  • Gurney

    By a bierside

    Performer: Susan Bickley (vocal) Performer: Iain Burnside (vocal)

    • The English Song Series.
    • Naxos 8572151.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Valse Nobles et sentimentales

    Performer: Leon Fleisher (piano)

    • BBC Recording made during the 2010 Aldeburgh Festival,.
  • James Dillon

    "Oceanus" from Nine Rivers

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performers: BBC Singers Performers: Les Percussions de Strasbourg Conductor: Steven Schick

    • BBC Recording celebrating the 60th birthday.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    "Andante, piu tosto allegretto" from Violin Sonata Op. 12 No. 2

    Performers: Alina Ibragimova (violin) Performers: Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

    • Violin Sonatas.
    • Wigmore Live WHLIVE0036.