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Noriko Ogawa, Kathryn Stott, Paul Badura-Skoda

Sean Rafferty introduces performances by pianists Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott, excerpts from Opera North's new production of Norma and pianist Paul Badura-Skoda.

Pianists Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott perform works by Debussy and Toru Takemitsu live on In Tune ahead of their duet with the BBC Philharmonic at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Christopher Alden directs Opera North's new production of Bellini's 'Norma'. He joins Sean in the studio with soprano Annemarie Kremer (playing the role of Norma) and tenor Luis Chapa (Pollione) who will perform extracts from the opera.

Legendary pianist Paul Badura-Skoda performs a Bach Partita and Chopin's Nocturne in C sharp minor live in the studio. He will be playing a recital in memoriam of composer and pianist Dinu Lipatti at Kings Place, London.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • John Philip Sousa

    'People Who Live in Glass Houses' suite: iv) Convention of the Cordials, Wines, Whiskies a

    Performer: Royal Norwegian Navy Band Performer: Keith Brion

    • Naxos 8.559397.
  • LIVE

    • Claude Debussy


      Performer: Kathryn Stott (piano)

    • Toru Takemitsu

      Rain Tree Sketch II

      Performer: Noriko Ogawa (piano)

  • Claude Debussy

    Nocturnes: ii) Fetes

    Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra Performer: Ernest Ansermet

    • Decca 433712-2.
  • Michael Haydn

    Romance for horn and string quartet (Mozart)

    Performer: Jasper de Waal Performer: Members of Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra

    • Channel Classics CCSSA30210.
  • LIVE

    • Vincenzo Bellini

      Norma: Casta Diva

      Performer: Annemarie Kremer (soprano) Performer: John Querns (piano)

    • Vincenzo Bellini

      Norma: Me protegge, me difende

      Performer: Luis Chapa (tenor) Performer: John Querns (piano)

    • Vincenzo Bellini

      Norma: Qual cor tradisti

      Performer: Annemarie Kremer (soprano) Performer: Luis Chapa (tenor) Performer: John Querns (piano)

  • Oscar Lorenzo Fernández


    Performer: Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra Performer: Roberto Minczuk

    • BIS SACD1430.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Violin Sonata

    Performer: Joshua Bell (violin) Performer: Jeremy Denk (piano)

    • Sony 88697891822.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite in D major HWV 349: Lentement and Bourree

    Performer: Les musiciens du louvre, Grenoble Performer: Marc Minkowski

    • Naïve V5234.
  • LIVE

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Partita no.1: Prelude; Sarabande; Gigue

      Performer: Paul Badura-Skoda (piano)

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Mazurka in B minor, Op.30/2; Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.Posth

      Performer: Paul Badura-Skoda (piano)

  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in E flat, D.899/2

    Performer: Paul Badura-Skoda (piano)

    • Transart TR170.


  • Mon 16 Jan 2012 16:30

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