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04/10/2011 Passacaglia, Kathryn Rudge, Benjamin Wallfisch

With live music from baroque ensemble Passacaglia and soprano Kathryn Rudge and Sean talks to composer Benjamin Wallfisch.

With live music from baroque ensemble Passacaglia - Annabel Knight (recorder, flute), Oliver Webber (violin), Reiko Ichise (viola da Gamba) and Robin Bigwood (harpsichord), ahead of a concert at St Pancras Old Church which marks the culmination of a major archaeological investigation into the church's burial ground during the development of St Pancras International station.

Soprano Kathryn Rudge performs music by Mozart ahead of her role as Cherubino in Fiona Shaw's new production of the Marriage of Figaro at the English National Opera.

Sean talks to Oscar nominated composer Benjamin Wallfisch ahead of a concert as part of the Myra Hess Day at the National Gallery which features the world premiere of his composition 'The External Window'.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Keiser

    Sinfonia (Le Ridicule Prince Jodelet)

    Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin

    • HMC 901852.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Scherzo. Allegro (Piano sonata No.3 in C major, Op.2 No.3)

    Performer: Alice Sara-Ott (piano)

    • DG 477 9291.
  • LIVE

    • George Frideric Handel

      Trio Sonata in F major, Op.2 No.4: 4th movement

      Performer: Passacaglia

  • Franz von Suppé

    Light Cavalry – Overture

    Performer: Orchestre symphonique de Montreal Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    • DECCA 475 7930.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Toi qui sus le neant des grandeurs de ce monde (Elisabeth de Valois): Don Carlos

    Performer: Veronique Gens Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset

    • Virgin Classics 50999 07092725.
  • LIVE

    • James Hook

      Sonata in C, Op.54 No.5: Allegretto

      Performer: Passacaglia

    • C F Abel

      Sonata in G for viola da gamba: Adagio and Allegro

      Performer: Passacaglia

    • George Frideric Handel

      Trio Sonata in F major, Op.2 No.4: Larghetto and Allegro

      Performer: Passacaglia

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo for cello and orchestra in G minor, Op.94 Sol Gabetta (cello)

    Performer: Danish National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Mario Venzago (conductor)

    • RCA 88697630812.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring from Cantata BWV 147

    Performer: Myra Hess (piano)

    • GEMM CD 9114.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    French War March (Suite Algerienne)

    Performer: Wayne Marshall (organ – Peterborough Cathedral

    • VIRGIN 561703-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Ecossaises Op Posth. 72 No. 3: No 1 in D major; No 2 in G major; No 3 in D flat major

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnov

    • Deutsche Grammophone 477 8728.
  • LIVE

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      I don't know what it is that I'm feeling (The Marriage of Figaro, Act 1)

      Performer: Kathryn Rudge (Cherubino) Performer: Genevieve Ellis (piano)

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Tell me what love is (The Marriage of Figaro, Act 2)

      Performer: Kathryn Rudge (Cherubino) Performer: Genevieve Ellis (piano)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quickly, bring your weapons! (The Marriage of Figaro, Act 4)

    Performer: William Dazeley (Count Almaviva) Performer: Christopher Purves (Figaro) Performer: John Graham-Hall (Don Basilio) Performer: Stuart Kale (Don Curzio) Performer: Graeme Danby (Antonio) Performer: Jonathan Veira (Bartolo) Performer: Rebecca Evans (Susanna) Performer: Diana Montague (Cherubino) Performer: Sarah Tynan (Barbarina) Performer: Frances McCafferty (Marcellina) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: David Parry (conductor)

    • CHAN 3113(3).
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No.13 Op 130 in B flat major: V) Cavatina. Adagio molto espressivo

    Performer: Artemis Quartet

    • Virgin Classics 50999 694584.


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