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Angela Hewitt, Vienna Boys' Choir, English Touring Opera

Presented by Suzy Klein. With live music and guests, including internationally renowned pianist Angela Hewitt, the Vienna Boys' Choir, and artists from the English Touring Opera.

Suzy Klein's guests today include internationally-renowned pianist Angela Hewitt, ahead of her recital at the Royal Festival Hall focusing on Bach's final masterpiece, The Art of Fugue.
24 members of the world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir - visiting the UK for the first time in 10 years - perform live in the In Tune studio.
Singers from the English Touring Opera also perform, as they begin their UK Autumn tour of new productions The Emperor of Atlantis and Albert Herring.

Also today, In Tune's A to Z of the Piano, part of the Piano Season on the BBC, continues with J for Jazz - with contributions from leading pianists including the charismatic Gwilym Simcock. The series of bite-sized features provides context, history and background information - both in-depth and quirky - 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

  • Reznicek

    Donna Diana Overture

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Willi Boskovsky

    • DECCA 4211702.
  • Viktor Ullmann

    The Emperor of Atlantis: Act III sequence

    Performer: Paula Sides, soprano (Bubikopf) Performer: Rupert Charlesworth, tenor (Soldier) Performer: Katie Bray, mezzo (Drummer) Performer: Philip Shannon (piano)

    • LIVE.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Albert Herring: Lady Billows' Act II aria ('I'm full of happiness...')

    Performer: Jennifer Rhys-Davies (Lady Billows), Performer: Philip Shannon (piano)

    • LIVE.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony number II "Little Russian": Scherzo, Allegro molto vivace

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (transcribed by Wilhelm Kempff)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • LIVE.
  • Louis Couperin

    Le Rossignol en Amour

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • LIVE.
  • Claude Debussy

    L'isle joyeuse

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • CD: HYPERION CDA67898.
  • Piano A-Z

    • J for Jazz

  • Anton Bruckner

    Um Mitternacht

    Performer: Vienna Boys Choir Performer: Kerem Sezen (conductor)

    • LIVE.
  • Antonio Caldara

    Ego sum panis vivus

    Performer: Vienna Boys Choir Performer: Kerem Sezen (conductor)

    • LIVE.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Der Gartner (4 Songs, Op.17 no.3)

    Performer: Vienna Boys Choir Performer: Kerem Sezen (conductor)

    • LIVE.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Women's Dance from Aleko

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Vasily Petrenko

    • EMI CLASSICS 915473-2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Rondeau in D from 'Abdelazer'

    Performer: Freiburger Barok Orchester Performer: Thomas Hengelbrock

  • Claude Champagne

    Danse Villageoise

    Performer: Peter Oundjian (violin) Performer: William Tritt (piano)

    • CBC RECORDS MVCD 1060.


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