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09/08/2011 Spaghetti Western Orchestra, Nicholas Collon

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. With the Spaghetti Western Orchestra peforming in the studio and conversation with conductor Nicholas Collon.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The Spaghetti Western Orchestra is a highly original and unashamedly theatrical show. A quintet of multi-instrumentalists with impeccable comedy timing, recreate the magnificence of Ennio Morricone's most epic film themes. They perform live in the studio ahead of their late night Prom at the Royal Albert Hall.

Nicholas Collon is establishing an enviable reputation as a commanding and inspirational interpreter in an exceptionally wide range of music. As Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of Aurora Orchestra - 2011 RPS Award Winners - he has promoted imaginative programming that integrates challenging repertoire of the 20th and 21st centuries with masterworks of the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras. Nicolas talks to Petroc ahead of his BBC Prom Matinee conducting the London Sinfonietta at Cadogan Hall.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

    Performer: Thomas Trotter, organ

    • HYPERION CDA66216.
  • Ennio Morricone

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Performer: Spaghetti Western Orchestra

    • SPAGHETTI WESTERN ORCHESTRA LIVE.
  • LIVE

    • Ennio Morricone

      Unplugged Medley

      Performer: Spaghetti Western Orchestra

    • Spaghetti Western Orchestra with Denis Blais

      Encore Foley (Sound effects sequence with dialogue)

      Performer: Spaghetti Western Orchestra

    • Ennio Morricone

      Farewell to Cheyenne -From Once Upon a Time in the West

      Performer: Spaghetti Western Orchestra

  • Bridge

    Vignettes de danse

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Richard Hickox, conductor

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10112.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Spem in alium

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (director)

    • CORO COR16073.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Clarinet Concerto - 3rd movement Rondo Allegro giocoso

    Performer: David Campbell, clarinet Performer: Aurora Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Collon, conductor

    • CLARINET CLASSICS CC0057.
  • William Byrd

    Miserere mei, Deus

    Arranger: Muhly Performer: Aurora Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Collon, conductor

    • DECCA 478 2731.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    A Jazz Calendar – Sunday's child

    Performer: The London Jazz Ensemble Performer: John Lanchberry, conductor

    • PHILIPS 6500301.
  • Hahn

    Romance in A major for violin & piano

    Performer: Charles Stewart, violin Performer: Stephen Coombs, piano

    • HYPERION HELIOS CDH55379.

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