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19/08/2011 South Pacific, Finzi Quartet

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. With director Bartlett Sher and members of the cast of South Pacific performing excerpts from the musical, plus music from the Finzi Quartet.

Bartlett Sher's acclaimed production of 'South Pacific', which sold out on Broadway in 2008, is touring the UK over the coming months. He joins Petroc Trelawny live in the studio with Tony Award winning opera singer Paulo Szot and Loretta Ables Sayre, who will perform extracts from the musical live in the studio.

Also on the programme the Finzi Quartet perform Ravel, Adès and Haydn live ahead of their concerts at the Edinburgh Fringe next week and North Norfolk Festival in September.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Rodgers

    South Pacific Overture

    Performer: Orchestra of the 2008 Lincoln Center Production Performer: Ted Sperling, conductor

    • MASTERWORKS BROADWAY 88697 30457-2.
  • LIVE

    • Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II - Bali Ha'i from South Pacific

      Performer: Loretta Ables Sayre, vocalist (Bloody Mary) Performer: Jae Alexander, piano

  • Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II - You've Got To Be Carefully Taught from South Pa

    Performer: Sammy Davis Jr, vocal Performer: Terry Rosen, guitar

  • LIVE

    • Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II - This Nearly Was Mine from South Pacific

      Performer: Paulo Szot, baritone (Emile de Becque) Performer: Jae Alexander, piano

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Dies Irae & Tuba Mirum from Requiem

    Performer: Jose van Dam Performer: Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano Performer: Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra Performer: Sir Georg Solti, conductor

    • CFM CFMCD 50.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    A new song

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Christopher Glynn, organ Performer: Harry Christophers, director

    • CORO COR16092.
  • LIVE

    • Maurice Ravel

      First movement from string Quartet in F

      Performer: Finzi Quartet

    • Thomas Adès

      Venezia notturna from Arcadiana

      Performer: Finzi Quartet

    • Joseph Haydn

      First movement from String Quartet Op.76 No.2 "Fifths"

      Performer: Finzi Quartet

  • Johannes Brahms

    Capriccio in G minor

    Performer: Emanuel Ax, piano

    • SK 69284.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Variation of Aegina and Bacchanalia from Spartacus

    Performer: Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra Performer: Alexander Lazarev, conductor

    • ERATO 4509-94677-2.


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