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Danielle de Niese, Ailish Tynan, African Messiah

Presented by Sean Rafferty. Live music from soprano Ailish Tynan, Tunde Jegede with Josephine Amankwah and Laverne Williams from African Messiah, and soprano Danielle de Niese.

Sean Rafferty presents, with guests from the arts world including chatelaine of Glyndebourne, and 'Opera's coolest soprano', Danielle de Niese. She visits the In Tune studio ahead of a project in collaboration with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. We have live music from soprano Ailish Tynan with pianist Richard Black ahead of her appearance at the Desert Island Discs Prom. Plus, kora player Tunde Jegede performs live in the studio with sopranos Josephine Amankwah and Laverne Williams as they prepare for 'African Messiah' at the Linbury Theatre.

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492

    Conductor: Sylvio Varviso Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    • GLYNDEBOURNE.
    • GFOCD-001-62.
  • Tunde Jegede

    African Messiah: How beautiful are the feet of them

    Performer: Josephine AMANKWAH - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Tunde JEGEDE - Kora

  • Interview: Tunde Jegede, Josephine Amankwah and Laverne Williams

  • Tunde Jegede

    African Messiah: But who may abide

    Performer: Laverne WILLIAMS - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Tunde JEGEDE - Kora

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 1 in G minor Op.13 (Winter daydreams)

    Conductor: Valery GERGIEV Performer: London S O.

    • LSO LIVE.
    • 0710.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - book 1

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent AIMARD - Piano

    • DG.
    • 477 9982.
  • Eric Coates

    By the Sleepy Lagoon

    Conductor: Eric COATES Performer: The SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

    • NAXOS.
    • 8.-110173.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto a 5 in B flat major Op.7`3 for oboe and strings

    Performer: Atle SPONBERG - Violin Performer: Tine Thing HELSETH - Trumpet Performer: Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

    • SIMAX.
    • PSC- 1292.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Gianni Schicchi - opera in 1 act [no.3 of "Il trittico"]

    Performer: Ailish TYNAN - Soprano Performer: Richard BLACK - Piano

  • Interview: Ailish Tynan

  • George Gershwin

    Porgy and Bess - opera in 3 acts

    Performer: Ailish TYNAN - Soprano Performer: Richard BLACK - Piano

  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Simon RATTLE Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • 440 2852.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le Corsaire - overture Op.21

    Conductor: Leonard SLATKIN Performer: Lyon National Orchestra

    • NAXOS.
    • 8.572886.
  • Intrerview: Danielle de Niese

  • George Frideric Handel

    Serse - opera in 3 acts

    Performer: Danielle de NIESE - Soprano Performer: Harry BICKET - Organ Performer: The ENGLISH CONCERT

    • Decca.
    • 478 2260.
  • Intrerview: Danielle de Niese

  • George Frideric Handel

    Samson - oratorio

    Performer: Danielle de NIESE - Soprano Performer: Harry BICKET - Organ Performer: The ENGLISH CONCERT

    • Decca.
    • 478 2260.
  • Thomas Linley

    The Tempest - incidental music [for a revival of Shakespeare's play]

    Conductor: Roy GOODMAN Performer: The PARLEY OF INSTRUMENTS

    • HELIOS.
    • CDH-55256.
  • Ralph Towner

    Beppo

    Arranger: Malcolm Edmonstone Performer: Andrew Robb - Double bass Performer: Mairi Chaimbeul - Clarsach Performer: Ru Pattison - Main Artist Performer: SCOTTISH NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA - Main Artist

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95 (From the New World)

    Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS Performer: Prague S O

    • SUPRAPHON.
    • SU 38482.

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