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Tuesday - Sean Rafferty

Sean Rafferty presents live music from Christian Curnyn and tenor Ed Lyon of the acclaimed Early Opera Company, plus an interview with conductor Emmanuelle Haim.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

French conductor Emmanuelle Haim has forged a sparkling career in the Early Music field, forming her own ensemble - Le Concert d'Astree - and enjoying invitations from the world's finest orchestras. She talks to Sean from Edinburgh ahead of concerts with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Early Opera Company, formed in 1994 by its director Christian Curnyn, is one of this country's most innovative Early Music ensembles. Christian along with tenor Ed Lyon perform live ahead of a concert at London's Wigmore Hall.

Plus there's an exclusive launch on the show - tune in to find out more!

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2 hours

Last on

Tue 10 Jan 2012 16:30

Music Played

  • LIVE

    • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

      Agreable Vallons (Acteon)

      Performer: Ed Lyon (tenor) Performer: Christian Curnyn (harpsichord)

  • Gerald Finzi

    Rondo Allegro giocoso (Clarinet Concerto)

    Performer: David Campbell (clarinet) Performer: Aurora Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Collon (conductor)

    • Clarinet Classics CC0057.
  • Samuel Barber

    Agnus Dei

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (conductor)

    • Decca 4764601.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture from Partenope

    Performer: Early Opera Company Performer: Christian Curnyn (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 7193.
  • LIVE

    • Henry Purcell

      Spirit Duet (Dido and Aeneas)

      Performer: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone) Performer: Christian Curnyn (harpsichord)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude from Suite for Solo Cello No 1 in G, BWV1007

    Performer: Mischa Maisky, cello

    • DG 445 373-2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Preludio sinfonico for orchestra, op 1

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    • EMI 724355715920.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Orgie de brigands. Souvenirs des scene precedents (Harold en Italie, op.6)

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Antoine Tamestit (viola) Performer: Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    • Naïve V5266.
  • LIVE

    • Henry Purcell

      Evening Hymn

      Performer: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone) Performer: Christian Curnyn (harpsichord)

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Allegro from Concerto for Violin in D major, RV208

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Christian Curnyn (conductor)

    • Decca 4764342.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz no 1 in E flat

    Performer: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

    • Philips 4128902.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sonata & Aria: Un leggiadro giovinetto

    Performer: Ann Hallenberg (mezzo) Performer: Le Concert D’astree Performer: Emmanuelle Haim (organ/director)

    • Virgin 3634282.
  • George Frideric Handel

    lla Hornpipe (from Water Music suite no 3)

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Sir Alexander Gibson (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 6642.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Nessun dorma

    Performer: Placido Domingo (tenor) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • DG 429 305-2.

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