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Including CPE Bach: Symphony No 1. J Strauss II: Wine, Women and Song. Handel: Oratorio: Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno (Part 2). Ravel: Ma mere l'oye. Stravinsky: Petrushka.

Great Music Festivals of 2011.
Louise Fryer this week presents highlights from some of 2011's top continental festivals, including Salzburg, Lucerne, Berlin, Schwetzingen and Utrecht. Today Pierre Boulez conducts Ravel and Stravinsky in Cologne and there's the chance to hear part 2 of Handel's first oratorio, premiered in Rome in 1707 and which contains an early version of one of Handel's most famous arias.

C.P.E. Bach Symphony No. 1 in D, Wq 183'
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor)

Johann Strauss arr. Alban Berg Wine, Women and Song, op. 333
and
Strauss arr.Schoenberg Emperor Waltz, op. 437
Salzburg Festival Chamber Ensemble directed by violinist, Renaud Capuçon

approx 2.30pm
Handel Oratorio: Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno Part 2
Piacere.....Vivica Genaux (mezzo-soprano)
Bellezza.... Maria Keohane (soprano)
Disinganno..... Sara Mingardo (contralto)
Tempo.... Jörg Dürmüller (tenor)
Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord and director)

approx 3.45pm
Ravel Ma mère l'oye
Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Pierre Boulez (conductor)

approx 4.10pm
Stravinsky Petrushka (original 1911 version)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Pierre Boulez (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in D major Wq.183`1

    Conductor: Yannick NEZET-SEGUIN Performer: Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

  • Johann Strauss II - Kaiser-Walzer, arr. Schoenberg for fl, cl, string 4tet & piano

    Performer: Renaud CAPUCON - Violin Performer: Salzburg Festival Chamber Ensemble - Main Artist

  • Johann Strauss II - Wein, Weib und Gesang - waltz, arr. Berg for string quartet, piano and

    Performer: Renaud CAPUCON - Violin Performer: Salzburg Festival Chamber Ensemble - Main Artist

  • George Frideric Handel

    Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno - oratorio - Part II

    Performer: Jorg DURMULLER - Tenor Performer: Lars-Ulrik MORTENSEN - Harpsichord / Director Performer: Maria KEOHANE - Soprano Performer: Sara MINGARDO - Contralto Performer: Vivica GENAUX - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Concerto Copenhagen

  • Maurice Ravel

    Ma mere l'oye - suite vers. for orchestra

    Conductor: Pierre BOULEZ Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Petrushka

    Conductor: Pierre BOULEZ Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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