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Les 24 Violons du Roy, Ashley Solomon, Christianne Stotijn, Julius Drake

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With live music from Les 24 Violons du Roy with Ashley Solomon, plus mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and pianist Julius Drake.

Royal College of Music students from Les 24 Violons du Roy, a project recreating the distinctive sound of the world's first professional orchestra founded by Louis XIII in 1626, perform live in the studio ahead of their Proms appearance under conductor Sir Roger Norrington. Ashley Solomon joins the students to discuss the project.

Also performing live, Dutch mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn with pianist Julius Drake play music by Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky and talk to presenter Sean Rafferty about their upcoming projects.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Armide - suite

    Performer: Ben Norris - Violin Performer: Elektra Miliadou - Cello Performer: Elin White - Violin Performer: Jadran DUNCUMB - Theorbo Performer: Matyas Csiba - Viola Performer: Rachel Stacy - Viola Performer: Richard MOOREHOUSE - Harpsichord

  • Interview: Ashley Solomon

  • Marin Marais

    Ariane & Bacchus: Air pour les Matelots, Symphonie de Sommeil

    Performer: Ben Norris - Violin Performer: Elektra Miliadou - Cello Performer: Elin White - Violin Performer: Jadran DUNCUMB - Theorbo Performer: Matyas Csiba - Viola Performer: Rachel Stacy - Viola Performer: Richard MOOREHOUSE - Harpsichord

  • Intrerview: Ashley Solomon, Richard Moore and Elin White

  • André Campra

    Tancrede - suite de danses [as on Pierre Vernay PV 78611]

    Performer: Ben Norris - Violin Performer: Elektra Miliadou - Cello Performer: Elin White - Violin Performer: Jadran DUNCUMB - Theorbo Performer: Matyas Csiba - Viola Performer: Rachel Stacy - Viola Performer: Richard MOOREHOUSE - Harpsichord

  • Vernon Elliott

    Ivor the Engine - suite for bassoon and piano

    Performer: Vernon Elliott Ensemble

    • Trunk Records.
    • JBH027CD.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne (In London town) - overture Op.40

    Conductor: Georg SOLTI Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • LONDON.
    • 421-387 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    12 Songs Op.21

    Performer: Christianne STOTIJN - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Julius DRAKE - Piano

  • Interview: Christianne Stotijn & Julius Drake

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    15 Songs Op.26

    Performer: Christianne STOTIJN - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Julius DRAKE - Piano

  • Interview: Christianne Stotijn & Julius Drake

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    15 Songs Op.26

    Performer: Christianne STOTIJN - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Julius DRAKE - Piano

  • Georges Bizet

    L' Arlesienne - suite no. 1

    Conductor: Herbert von KARAJAN Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 431 160 2.
  • Gordon Jacob

    A William Byrd suite for wind band [after keyboard pieces by Byrd]

    Conductor: Frederick FENNELL Performer: Eastman Wind Ensemble

    • MERCURY.
    • 432-009-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo no. 3 in C sharp minor Op.39 for piano

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein - Piano

    • RCA.
    • LSC-2370.

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