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01/07/2011 Road Show, Kuniko Kato

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. With performances in the studio by members of the cast of the upcoming Sondheim Road Show, directed by John Doyle, plus percussionist Kuniko Kato.

John Doyle directs Stephen Sondheim's 'Road Show' at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London. Live performances in the studio from the production by musical actors David Bedella, Michael Jibson and Gillian Bevan, accompanied on the piano by the musical director Catherine Jayes.

Percussionist Kuniko Kato performs vibraphone and glockenspiel live on In Tune ahead of her appearance at the Cheltenham Festival. She has just released a new album 'Kuniko Plays Reich' containing Steve Reich works on Linn Records.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
With a selection of music and guests from the music world.
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00

1 hour, 50 minutes

Music Played

  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony Performer: Edo de Waart

    • Nonesuch 7559 794532.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Overture to 'Bounce'

    Performer: Kennedy Center Musical Theatre Orchestra Performer: David Caddick

    • Nonesuch 7559 798302.
  • LIVE

    • Stephen Sondheim

      'Brotherly Love' from Road Show

      Performer: David Bedella (Wilson) Performer: Michael Jibson (Addison Mizner) Performer: Catherine Jayes (piano)

    • Stephen Sondheim

      'Isn't he something?' from Road Show

      Performer: Gillian Bevan (Mama Mizner) Performer: Catherine Jayes (piano)

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras

    • Signum Classics SIGCD253.
  • Richard Wagner - Träume (Wesendonck Lieder)

    Performer: Jane Eaglen (soprano) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Donald Runnicles

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in G RV365

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (director/violin)

    • AVIE 2218.
  • LIVE

    • Steve Reich

      Vermont Counterpoint

      Performer: Kuniko Kato (percussion)

  • Steve Reich

    Electric Counterpoint 1st movement

    Performer: Kuniko Kato (percussion)

    • LINN CKD 385.
  • Duke Ellington

    It Don't Mean A Thing, If It Ain't Got That Swing (lyrics by Irving Mills)

    Performer: Annie Ross (vocals) Performer: Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Performer: Chet Baker (trumpet) Performer: Henry Grimes (bass) Performer: Dave Bailey (drums)

    • EMI CDP746 8522.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in E flat Op 18

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov (piano)

    • Decca 4764347.
  • Leroy Anderson


    Performer: St Louis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin

    • RCA Victor Red Seal 09026 680482.


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