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Friday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Verdi: Overture (La forza del destino). Buxtehude: Sonata in C. Kodaly: Dances of Marosszek. Mozart: Piano Concerto in E flat, K271. Verdi: La donna e mobile.

With Sarah Walker. Sarah's Artist of the Week is the pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, who was born in Karmoy, Norway in 1970, and studied at the Bergen Music Conservatory under the renowned Czech professor Jiri Hlinka. Andsnes cites Dinu Lipatti, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Sviatoslav Richter, and Geza Anda among the pianists who have most inspired him. We hear him today in a Mozart Piano Concerto and Schumann's Kinderszenen.

Our Friday Virtuoso is the great Italian tenor, Luciano Pavarotti.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La forza del destino: Overture

    Performers: Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    • BBC Legends BBCL4414-2.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Sonata in C major, Op.1 No.5

    Performers: Trio Settecento

    • Cedille Records CDR 90000 114.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Dances of Marosszek

    Performers: Philharmonia Hungarica, Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • Decca 443 006-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto in E flat, K.271 'Jeunehomme'

    Performers: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director), Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

    • EMI 5578032.
  • Our Friday Virtuoso is Luciano Pavarotti

    • Giuseppe Verdi

      "La donna e mobile" (Rigoletto)

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

      • DECCA 430 210-2.
  • Thomas Tallis

    O Salutaris hostia

    Performers: Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill (Master of the Music)

    • HYPERION CDA66400.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kinderszenen, Op.15

    Performers: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

    • EMI 698360-2.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Vltava (Ma Vlast)

    Performers: Berlin Philharmonic, Ferenc Fricsay (conductor)

    • DG 463 650-2..