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Saturday - Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington presents Radio 3's breakfast show. Including an aria from Verdi's Rigoletto, two songs by Schubert, and excerpts from Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks.

Fiona Talkington presents Breakfast: Luciano Pavarotti sings the aria 'La donna e mobile' from Verdi's opera Rigoletto with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Bonynge, soprano Arleen Auger and pianist Lambert Orkis perform two of Schubert's songs, and Menuets 2 and 3 from Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks is performed by the London Classical Players conducted by Roger Norrington.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 2 Jul 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Donna e mobile (Rigoletto)

    Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca 4580002.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quintet in E flat for piano and winds Op.16: Rondo

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano) Performer: Heinz Holliger (oboe) Performer: Eduard Brunner (clarinet) Performer: Hermann Baumann (horn) Performer: Klaus Thunemann (bassoon)

    • Philips 4201822.
  • Nicola Matteis

    Diverse bizzarie Sopra la Vecchia Sarabanda o pur Ciaccona

    Performer: Palladian Ensemble

    • Linn CKD010.
  • William Walton

    Symphony No.1 in B flat minor: II. Presto con malizia

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performer: Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA67794.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Quintet in A K581: Minuetto

    Performer: Thea King (basset clarinet) Performer: Gabrieli String Quartet

    • Hyperion CDA30010.
  • Franz Schubert

    Heidenröslein D257; Der Musensohn D764

    Performer: Arleen Auger (soprano) Performer: Lambert Orkis (fortepiano)

    • Virgin 6285982.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.94 in G ""Surprise"": Finale

    Performer: Orchestra of the 18th Century Performer: Franz Bruggen (conductor)

    • Phlips 4685462.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Magnificat (from Vespers): Et excultavit

    Performer: Nicholas Mulroy, Thomas Hobbs (tenors) Performer: Choir of New College Oxford Performer: Charivari Agreable Performer: Edward Higginbottom (conductor)

    • Novum NCR1382.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I feel pretty (West Side Story)

    Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) Performer: Orchestra & Chorus Performer: Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • DG 4778853.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    L'Italiana in Algeri - overture

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 4316532.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Impromptu No.2 in F minor Op. 31

    Performer: Kathryn Stott (piano)

    • Conifer 75605517512.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance Op.46 No.1 - Furiant

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Teldec 8573810382.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Un bel di vedremo (Madam Butterfly)

    Performer: Renata Scotto (soprano) Performer: Rome Opera Orchestra Performer: John Barbirolli (conductor)

    • EMI 9071392.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks: Menuet 1&2

    Performer: London Classical Players Performer: Roger Norrington (conductor)

    • Virgin 5452652.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Violin Sonata No.1 in F Op.8: III. Allegro molto vivace

    Performer: Vilde Frang (violin) Performer: Michail Lifits (piano)

    • EMI 9476392.
  • Ole Bull

    Saeterjentens Søndag

    Performer: Nils Økland (Violin) Performer: Sigbjørn Apeland (harmonium) Performer: CD Lysøen

    • ECM 274 0246.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Wasps - overture

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andrew Davis (conductor)

    • Warner 2564617302.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano concerto No.6 in B flat K238

    Performer: Malcolm Bilson (fortepiano) Performer: The English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • Archiv 4273172.

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