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Grimeborn Festival / Ardente Opera; The Australian Voices

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With a focus on the Grimeborn Festival and live performance from Ardente Opera and The Australian Voices.

Sean Rafferty presents, with guests including Grimeborn Festival, whose opera double bill at the Arcola Theatre partners music by Handel with Viktor Ullman's The Emperor of Atlantis, a haunting satire written in the Terezin concentration camp before the composer's deportation to Auschwitz. Plus live performance from The Australian Voices who have squeezed us in to their extensive UK tour.

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2 hours, 45 minutes

Last on

Mon 27 Aug 2012 17:15

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance op 46 no 1 in c major

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jose Serebrier, conductor

    • Warner Classics 256466656-3.
  • William Barton

    Kalkadunga Yurdu

    Arranger: Hamilton Performer: The Australian Voices Performer: Gordon Hamilton, conductor

    • Live.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quartet No.1: Rondo alla Zingarese

    Orchestrator: Schoenberg Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Simon Rattle, conductor

    • EMI Classics 457815-2.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Il etait une fois a l cour d'Eisenach from Les Contes d'Hoffman

    Performer: Joseph Calleja, tenor Performer: Male Choir of the Grand Theatre, Geneva Performer: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Marco Armioliato, conductor

    • Decca 478 2720.
  • Schubert/Liszt

    Erlkonig

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov, piano

    • Mariinsky SACD MAR0530.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Poro: Caro armico complesso

    Performer: Anna Starushkevych (soprano) Performer: Robyn Allegra Parton (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Julian Black, piano

    • Live.
  • Irving Berlin

    There's no Business like Show business from Annie Get your Gun

    Performer: Kim Criswell, Thomas Hampson, David Garrison, David Healy Performer: Ambrosian Chorus Performer: London Sinfonietta

    • EMI 5099969524028.
  • Viktor Ullmann

    See the clouds that cast a shadow from The Emperor of Atlantis

    Performer: Edmund Hastings, Pierrot Performer: Julian Black, piano

    • Live.
  • Viktor Ullmann

    The Moon is climbing higher from The Emperor of Atlantis

    Performer: Ines Simoes, Bubikopf Performer: Stephen Chambers, soldier Performer: Julian Black, piano

    • Live.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Scherzo/Trio from Symphony No 9 in D minor

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Simon Rattle, conductor

    • EMI 5099995296920.
  • John Williams

    Theme from Schindler's List

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti, violin Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Kirill Karabits, conductor

    • Decca 4783529.
  • Nigel Butterley

    Exultate Domino

    Performer: Australian Voices Performer: Gordon Hamilton, conductor

    • Live.
  • Gordon Hamilton

    To an Early-Flowering Almond

    Performer: Australian Voices Performer: Gordon Hamilton, conductor

    • Live.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo from Sonata no 27 in E minor, op 90

    Performer: Javier Perianes, piano

    • Harmonia Mundic HMC902138.
  • Johan Roman

    Overture/Allegro

    Performer: Concerto Grosso Berlin

    • Berlin Classics 0300424BC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV169

    Performer: Kammerorchester Basel

    • Decca 4782733.
  • Viktor Ullmann

    Death's Gardener aria - Emperor's Farewell aria – Finale from The Emperor of Atlantis

    Performer: Emperor Ueberall - Nicholas Morris Performer: Loudspeaker - David Greco Performer: Death - Thomas Faulkner Performer: Harlequin/Pierrot - Edmund Hastings Performer: Drummer Girl - Marta Fontanals-Simmons Performer: Soldier - Stephen Chambers Performer: Bubikopf - Ines Simoes Performer: Julian Black, piano

    • Live.
  • Various Artists

    MGM Jubilee Overture

    Arranger: Johnny Green Performer: The John Wilson Orchestra Performer: John Wilson, conductor

    • EMI 5099902884523.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Romance from the Gadfly Suite

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti, violin Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Kirill Karabits, conductor

    • Decca 4783529.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Os Justi

    Performer: Australian Voices Performer: Gordon Hamilton, conductor

    • Live.
  • Lisa Young

    Other Plans

    Performer: Australian Voices Performer: Gordon Hamilton, conductor

    • Live.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sleeping Beauty: Act 1, no.6; Waltz

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Bernstein, conductor

    • Sony SMK47636.
  • John Dowland

    Come again sweet love doth now invite

    Performer: Danielle de Niese, soprano Performer: The English Concert Performer: Harry Bicket

    • Decca 4782260.

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  • Mon 27 Aug 2012 17:15

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