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Lizzie Ball

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With guests including violinst and vocalist Lizzie Ball. Plus In Tune's A to Z of the Piano: the letter I, for Improvisation.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from violinst and vocalist Lizzie Ball as she prepares for Classical Kicks! - a unique classical music night at Ronnie Scott's jazz club. She brings with her pianist James Pearson, baritone Njabulo Madlala, percussionist Pedro Segundo, Classico Latino Trio and Eclectica Quartet.

Plus, as part of the Piano Season on the BBC, In Tune's A to Z of the Piano continues today with the letter I for Improvisation. With contributions from major artists, the bite-sized features provide context, history and background information, broadcast in daily instalments on In Tune at 5.30pm and available to download as a podcast.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Thomas Arne

    Artaxerxes - opera

    Conductor: Roy GOODMAN Performer: Catherine BOTT - Soprano Performer: Christopher ROBSON - Counter-tenor Performer: Ian PARTRIDGE - Tenor Performer: Patricia SPENCE - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Philippa Hyde - Soprano Performer: Richard EDGAR-WILSON - Tenor Performer: The PARLEY OF INSTRUMENTS

    • CDD-22073.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no. 4 in D major BWV.828 for keyboard

    Performer: Murray PERAHIA - Piano

    • SONY.
    • 88697-22695 2.
  • Pedro Elías Gutiérrez

    Alma Llanera for orchestra

    Performer: Lizzie Ball - Violin Performer: Classico Latino Trio

  • Interview: Classical Kicks

  • Vittorio Monti


    Performer: Lizzie Ball - Violin Performer: Eclectica quartet

  • Gerald Finzi

    Earth and air and rain Op.15 for baritone and piano

    Performer: Duncan ROCK - Baritone Performer: Liz Rossiter - Piano

  • Robert Schumann

    Phantasiestucke Op.73 for clarinet (or violin or cello) & piano

    Performer: Helene GRIMAUD - Piano Performer: Sol GABETTA - Cello

    • DG.
    • 479 0090.
  • Richard Wagner

    Gotterdammerung [Part 4 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: James LEVINE Performer: New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 479-063-8.
  • Trad.

    Qongqothwane (The Click Song)

    Performer: James PEARSON - Piano Performer: Lizzie Ball - Violin Performer: Njabulo MADLALA - Baritone

  • Interview: Classical Kicks

  • James Pearson

    Time After Time

    Composer: Jule Styne Composer: Sammy Cahn Performer: James PEARSON - Piano Performer: Lizzie Ball - Violin

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto in D major Op.61 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Isabelle FAUST - Violin Performer: Orchestra Mozart

    • HMC 902105.
  • Piano A-Z I is for Improvisation

  • Franz Liszt

    Nocturne in Eb (Mes Joies) for piano

    Performer: Benjamin GROSVENOR - Piano

  • Interview: Benjamin Grosvenor and Lionel Meunier

  • Heinrich Schütz

    Herr, nun lassest du deinen Diener SWV.432/3 for 6 voices and continuo [Canticum B. Simeon

    Conductor: Lionel Meunier Performer: Vox Luminis

    • RIC 311.
  • Interview: Benjamin Grosvenor and Lionel Meunier

  • Alexander Scriabin

    10 Mazurkas Op.3 for piano

    Performer: Benjamin GROSVENOR - Piano

  • Jacques Offenbach

    Les Contes d'Hoffmann - opera in 5 acts, compl. Guiraud

    Conductor: Marc MINKOWSKI Performer: Anne Sofie von OTTER - Mezzo-soprano Performer: Stephanie D' OUSTRAC - Soprano Performer: Musiciens Du Louvre Choir Performer: Musiciens Du Louvre Orchestra

    • DGG.
    • 471-501-2.
  • Mira Calix

    Score for Champagne

    Performer: Mira CALIX - Electronics Performer: Paul ARCHIBALD - Horn Performer: Peter SPARKS - Clarinet Performer: Zoe MARTLEW - Cello

  • Interview: Mira Calix

  • Bernard Herrmann

    North by northwest - music for the film

    Conductor: Bernard HERRMANN Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 443895-2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: London S O.

    • RCA.
    • 82876-55706-2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Marco ARMILIATO Performer: Joseph CALLEJA - Tenor Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 478-2720.


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