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Apollo Saxophone Quartet, Kah-Ming Ng, Puppetry in Opera

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With live music from the Apollo Saxophone Quartet and harpsichordist Kah-Ming Ng, as well as guests including Puppetry in Opera.

Sean Rafferty presents, with an exclusive live set from the Apollo Saxophone Quartet ahead of their gig at the 2012 London Jazz Festival next week.
Plus, harpsichordist Kah-Ming Ng plays music by French Baroque master Rameau live in the studio, looking ahead to a major Rameau exploration day in Oxford.
Other guests include director John Fulljames and puppeteer Mark Down, both involved in an innovative Puppetry in Opera project at London's Barbican Centre.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Anacreon - acte de ballet [i] [libretto: Cahusac]

    Conductor: Mary TEREY-SMITH Performer: Capella Savaria

    • NAXOS.
    • 8 553746.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Premier livre de pieces de clavecin

    Performer: Kah-Ming NG - Harpsichord

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Premier livre de pieces de clavecin

    Performer: Kah-Ming NG - Harpsichord

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major Op.20 for strings

    Performer: Daniel HOPE - Violin Performer: Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • DG 477-6634.
  • Samuel Scheidt

    Canzona super cantionem gallicam (Est-ce Mars?) for 5 instruments

    Performer: His Majestys Sagbutts And Cornetts

    • HYPERION.
    • CDH-55344.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no. 3 in D minor [all versions]

    Conductor: Marek JANOWSKI Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra

    • PENTATONE.
    • PTC-5186 449.
  • Django Bates

    Travel cartoons for the blind for saxophone quartet

    Performer: Apollo Saxophone Quartet

  • Django Bates

    Travel cartoons for the blind for saxophone quartet

    Performer: Apollo Saxophone Quartet

  • Richard Strauss

    4 Letzte Lieder AV.150 for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Donald RUNNICLES Performer: Christine BREWER - Soprano Performer: Atlanta S O

    • TELDEC.
    • CD-80661.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Il Mondo della luna - dramma giocoso in 3 acts H.28.7

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

    • dg.
    • 477 8271.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Madama Butterfly - opera vers. "standard" in 3 acts [Paris, 1906]

    Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS Performer: Monserrat Caballé - Soprano Performer: London Symphony Orchestra

    • VIRGIN.
    • VTDCD-417.
  • Barbara Thompson

    Saxophone Quartet No 3 "Body Language": II. Carnival

    Performer: Apollo Saxophone Quartet

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in A minor RV.419 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Jean-Guihen QUEYRAS - Cello Performer: Berlin Academy Of Ancient Music

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 902095.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Prelude, fugue and riffs for clarinet & jazz orchestra

    Conductor: Simon RATTLE Performer: Michael COLLINS - Clarinet Performer: London Sinfonietta

    • EMI.
    • 2 150-14 2.
  • James Bernard

    The Dracula suite [music from 'Dracula' and 'Dracula, prince of darkness']

    Conductor: Neil RICHARDSON Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • SILCD-3507.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 34 BWV.34 (O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe)

    Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: Symphony Of Harmony And Invention Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • CORO.
    • COR16039.
  • Friedrich von Flotow

    Martha or Der Markt zu Richmond - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Richard ARMSTRONG Performer: Roberto ALAGNA - Tenor Performer: London Philharmonic

    • EMI.
    • 7243-5-55540-2-4.
  • Robert Schumann

    Bunte Blatter Op.99 for piano

    Performer: Florian UHLIG - Piano

    • hanssler.
    • cd98-650.

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