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The Brook Street Band, Louis de Bernieres

Presented by Suzy Klein. With guests including author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin Louis de Bernieres, plus music from the Brook Street Band.

Louis de Bernieres, author of the best-selling novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin, and passionate Handel-lover visits the studio to discuss his collaboration with early music ensemble The Brook Street Band on a Wigmore Hall concert featuring specially written prose to bring Handel's story to life. They will perform live in the studio.

Presenter: Suzy Klein
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2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Admeto, re di Tessaglia - opera in 3 acts

    Performer: Berlin Academy Of Ancient Music

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMX-2901685.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 2 in B flat major Op.19 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: Paul LEWIS - Piano Performer: BBC S O.

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-902053.55.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rondo in A major D.951 for piano duet

    Performer: Paul LEWIS - Piano Performer: Steven OSBORNE - Piano

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67665.
  • Manuel de Falla

    7 Canciones populares espanolas for voice and piano

    Performer: Anthony SPIRI - Piano Performer: Bernarda FINK - Contralto

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC902133.
  • Johannes Brahms

    3 Hungarian dances [nos. 1, 3 and 10], orch. composer [orig. piano duet]

    Conductor: Robin TICCIATI Performer: Bamberg S O.

    • TUDOR.
    • 7183.
  • Lerner/ Lowe

    My Fair Lady - Why Can't A Woman

    Performer: Rex Harrison - Singer

    • SONY.
    • SK66711.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije - suite Op.60 for orchestra, with baritone ad lib.

    Conductor: Lorin MAAZEL Performer: French National Orchestra

    • CBS.
    • CD44784.
  • Interview: Louis de Bernieres & Brook Street Band

  • George Frideric Handel

    Rinaldo (Lascia ch'io pianga), transc. Gifford for harpsichord [orig. aria, Act 2 sc.4]

    Performer: Nicki KENNEDY - Soprano Performer: Brook Street Band

  • Interview: Louis de Bernieres & Brook Street Band

  • George Frideric Handel

    Coelestis dum spirat aura - motet HWV.231 for soprano, 2 violins and continuo

    Performer: Nicki KENNEDY - Soprano Performer: Brook Street Band

  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op.62 for piano

    Performer: Nelson GOERNER - Piano

    • WHLive.
    • WHLive0039.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Legend of the invisible city of Kitezh - suite

    Conductor: Neeme JARVI Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-8328.
  • Interview: Daniel Evans

  • Lerner/ Lowe

    The Rain in Spain - from My Fair Lady

    Performer: Audrey HEPBURN - Soprano Performer: Rex Harrison - Singer

    • SONY.
    • SK 66711.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachiana brasileira no. 5 vers. for soprano & cellos

    Conductor: Roberto MINCZUK Performer: Donna BROWN - Soprano Performer: Cellists of the Sao Paolo S O

    • BIS.
    • CD 1410.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and fugue in C minor (BWV.537) orch. Elgar [orig. for organ]

    Conductor: Christopher SEAMAN Performer: National Youth Orchestra Of Gt Britain

    • IMP.
    • PCD934.

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