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29/06/2011 The Beggar's Opera, Florian Boesch, Roger Vignoles

Petroc Trelawny is joined in the studio by the cast of The Beggar's Opera at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. Plus music from pianist Roger Vignoles and baritone Florian Boesch.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. With designs by William Dudley and movement by Punchdrunk's Maxine Doyle, the Beggar's Opera is currently on at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. Members of the cast perform extracts from the opera live in the studio and Musical Director Roddy Skeaping and Designer William Dudley join Petroc to talk about the production.

Also on the programme ahead of his return to the Cheltenham Music Festival baritone Florian Boesch will perform Loewe live in the studio with Roger Vignoles accompanying on piano.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Idomeneo Overture

    Performer: Tafelmusik Performer: Bruno Weil (director)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SK 46695.
  • LIVE

    • John Gay

      The Beggar's Opera - Song 38 entitled 'Why how now madam flirt'

      Performer: The City Waites

    • John Gay

      The Beggar's Opera - Song 52 'Hither dear husband, turn your eyes'

      Performer: The City Waites

    • John Gay

      The Beggar's Opera - Song 21 'Man is depressed with cares'

      Performer: The City Waites

    • John Gay

      The Beggar's Opera - Over the Hills and Far Away

      Performer: The City Waites

  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No.8 D759 "Unfinished" - 2nd movement Andante con moto

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • TELARC CD-80502.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Acis & Galatea Act II "Cease to beauty to be suing"

    Performer: Florian Boesch (baritone) Performer: Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra Performer: Martin Haselböck (conductor)

    • NCA 60183.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture Op.92

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    • DG 435 0742.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite BWV1069 - Overture

    Performer: English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 413629-2.
  • LIVE

    • Carl Loewe

      Wanderers Nachtlied (Uber allen gipfeln)

      Performer: Florian Boesch (baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • Carl Loewe

      Tom der Reimer

      Performer: Florian Boesch (baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • Gustav Mahler

      Wenn mein Schatz (Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen)

      Performer: Florian Boesch (baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet – Dance with Mandolins

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 464 726-2.

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