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Trio Manouche, Don Giovanni, Simon Callow

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With performances by Trio Manouche, excerpts from Royal Opera House's production of Don Giovanni and an interview with actor Simon Callow.

The conductor Michael Tilson Thomas talks to Sean Rafferty ahead of conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and pianist Nelson Freire at the Barbican Centre.

Trio Manouche perform their style of gypsy jazz live in the In Tune studio, with special guest trumpet player Quentin Collins. They will be performing gypsy jazz with Quentin Collins at Kings Place, London.

Mozart's 'Don Giovanni' opens at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden this month. Mezzo-soprano Katerina Karneus will be playing the role of Elvira and tenor Matthew Polenzani the role of Ottavio. They will both be performing excerpts from the opera live in the studio with accompanist Mark Packwood.

The actor Simon Callow talks to Sean in the studio in advance of a concert where he will narrate excerpts of Prokofiev's diaries at the Royal Festival Hall, also featuring performances of the composer's works by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, soprano Joan Rodgers and conductor Vladimir Jurowski.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Jeux de Vagues (La Mer, second movement)

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas

    • CBS CD44645.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 8, Part I-IV, Gloria Patri Domino

    Performer: Erin Wall Performer: Eliza van den Heever Performer: Laura Claycomb Performer: Yvonne Naef Performer: Anthony Dean Griffey Performer: Quinn Kelsey Performer: James Morris Performer: Katerina Karneus Performer: San Francisco Symphony and Chorus Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas

    • Avie Hybrid SACD 82193600212.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Dream of a Witches' Sabbath (Symphonie Fantastique, fifth movement)

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony Performer: Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Market Place (from The Gadfly film score)

    Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Riccardo Chailly

    • DECCA 4525972.
  • LIVE

    • Django Reinhardt

      Minor Swing (arranged Simon Harris)

      Performer: Trio Manouche

    • Simon Harris

      Happy Birthday to Django

      Performer: Trio Manouche

    • Django Reinhardt

      Montagne St Genevieve (arranged Simon Harris)

      Performer: Trio Manouche

    • Simon Harris

      Anna Banana; Fall In Love With Swing

      Performer: Trio Manouche Performer: Quentin Collins, trumpet

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade no.10 in B flat major (K.375) "Gran Partita" sixth movement, Andante: Theme and V

    Performer: Consortium Classicum

    • EMI 0946 387917-2.
  • LIVE

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Act I: Ah fuggi il traditor from Don Giovanni

      Performer: Katerina Karneus (Donna Elvira) Performer: Mark Packwood (piano)

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Act I: Dalla sua Pace, from Don Givoanni

      Performer: Matthew Polenzani (Don Ottavio) Performer: Mark Packwood (piano)

  • Antonio Lotti

    Crucifixus (a 10 voix)

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: Directed Paul Agnew

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 50999 0709072 1.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    March from The Love For Three Oranges

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Enrique Bátiz

    • EMI CDC 7490552.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kijé: Birth of Kijé

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Enrique Bátiz

    • EMI CDC 7490552.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Triumphant Procession (Peter and the Wolf)

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Sian Edwards Performer: Willie Rushton (narrator)

  • Frederick Delius

    Love's Philosophy

    Performer: Julian Lloyd-Webber (cello) Performer: John Lenehan (piano)

    • Naxos White label CD.


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