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24/12/2012

Presented by Jonathan Swain. Including a rare change to hear Tchaikovsky's only comic opera The Tsarina's slippers, in a performance given at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, a rare chance to hear Tchaikovsky's only comic opera, The Tsarina's Slippers. Presented by Jonathan Swain.

12:31 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich [1840-1893]
The Tsarina's Slippers (Part 1)
Larissa Diadkova (mezzo-soprano, Solokha), Maxim Mikhailov (bass, The Devil), Vladimir Matorin (bass, Chub), Olga Guryakova (soprano, Oxana), Vsevolod Grivnov (tenor, Vakula), Viacheslav Voynarovskiy (tenor, The Schoolmaster) , Changhan Lim (baritone, Wood Goblin), Sergei Leiferkus (baritone, His Highness), Jeremy White (bass, Master Of Ceremonies), John Upperton (tenor, Panas), Alexander Vassiliev (bass, Pan Golova), Andrew Macnair (tenor, Echo), Royal Opera House Orchestra , Royal Opera House Chorus, Alexander Polianichko (conductor)

1:54 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich [1840-1893]
The Tsarina's Slippers (Part 2)
Cast as Part 1, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Royal Opera House Chorus, Alexander Polianichko (conductor)

2:51 AM
Schubert, Franz [1797-1828]
Sonata in D major D.850 for piano
Nicolai Demidenko (piano)

3:30 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750);
Nur ein wink von seinen Händchen, from Christmas Oratorio, part 6 (BWV.248)
Marita Kvarving Sølberg (soprano), The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Kjetil Haugsand (conductor)

3:34 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]
Sonata for violin and keyboard (K.303) in C major
Tai Murray (violin), Shai Wosner (piano)

3:45 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Symphony for string orchestra in B minor
Risör Festival Strings

3:55 AM
Delius, Frederick (1862-1934) arr. Thomas Beecham
The Walk to the Paradise Garden (from 'A Village Romeo and Juliet')
BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

4:06 AM
Ibert, Jacques (1890-1962)
Trois Pièces Brèves
The Ariart Woodwind Quintet

4:13 AM
Telemann, Georg Philipp [1681-1767]
Concerto Polonaise, TWV 43:G4
Arte dei Suonatori

4:23 AM
Tormé, Mel (1925-1999); Berlin, Irving (1888-1989); Martin, Hugh (b.19??)
Christmas Medley (The Christmas Song (Tormé); White Christmas (Berlin); Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Martin)
Louis Quilico & Gino Quilico (baritones), Toronto Children's Chorus, Judy Loman (harp), Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Jean Ashworth Bartle (conductor)

4:31 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio (BWV.248)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Kjetil Haugsand (conductor)

4:37 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Rhapsody for piano (Op.79 No.1) in B minor
Steven Osborne (piano)

4:46 AM
Englund, Einar (1916-1999)
The White Reindeer - Suite for orchestra (1952)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Petri Sakari (conductor)

5:00 AM
Frescobaldi, Girolamo (1583-1643)
Partite cento sopra il Passachagli
Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

5:11 AM
Samuel-Rousseau, Marcel (1882-1955)
Variations Pastorales sur un vieux Noël
Erica Goodman (harp), Members of the Amadeus Ensemble

5:21 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826) (arr.unknown)
Concertino for oboe and wind ensemble in C major (arr. for trumpet)
Geoffrey Payne (trumpet), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halasz (conductor)

5:29 AM
Suk, Josef (1874-1935)
Serenade for string orchestra (Op.6) in E flat major
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, James Clark (conductor)

5:58 AM
Ruppe, Christian Friedrich (1753-1826)
Christmas Cantata
Francine van der Heyden (soprano), Karin van der Poel (mezzo-soprano), Otto Bouwknegt (tenor), Mitchell Sandler (bass), Ensemble Bouzignac, Musica ad Rhenum, Jed Wentz (conductor).

6 hours

Last on

Christmas Eve 2012 00:30

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Cherevichki (The Tsarina's Slippers)

    Singer: Larissa Diadkova. Singer: Maxim Mikhailov. Singer: Владимир Анатольевич Маторин. Singer: John Upperton. Singer: Olga Guryakova. Singer: Vsevolod Grivnov. Singer: Alexander Vassiliev. Singer: Vyacheslav Voynarovskiy. Singer: Changhan Lim. Singer: Andrew Macnair. Singer: Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus. Singer: Jeremy White. Choir: Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Alexander Polianichko. Conductor: Alexander Polianichko.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Cherevichki (The Tsarina's Slippers) - Part II

    Singer: Larissa Diadkova. Singer: Maxim Mikhailov. Singer: Владимир Анатольевич Маторин. Singer: John Upperton. Singer: Olga Guryakova. Singer: Vsevolod Grivnov. Singer: Alexander Vassiliev. Singer: Vyacheslav Voynarovskiy. Singer: Changhan Lim. Singer: Andrew Macnair. Singer: Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus. Singer: Jeremy White. Choir: Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Orchestra: Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Conductor: Alexander Polianichko.
  • Franz Schubert

    Sonata in D major D.850 for piano

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko.
    • NONRK.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Nur ein wink von seinen Händchen, from Christmas Oratorio, part 6 (BWV.248)

    Singer: Marita Kvarving Solberg. Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Ketil Haugsand.
    • NONRK.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Sonata in C major, K303

    Performer: Tai Murray. Performer: Shai Wosner.
    • GBBBC.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony for string orchestra no 10 in B minor

    Ensemble: Risor Festival Strings.
    • NONRK.
  • Frederick Delius

    The Walk to the Paradise Garden

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • GBBBC.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Trois Pieces Breves for wind quintet

    Ensemble: Ariart Woodwind Quintet.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto Polonais TWV 43:G4

    Ensemble: Arte dei Suonatori.
    • DKDR.
  • Mel Tormé

    Christmas Medley

    Composer: Irving Berlin. Composer: Hugh Martin. Performer: Judy Loman. Music Arranger: Howard Cable. Singer: Louis Quilico. Singer: Gino Quilico. Choir: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Ashworth Bartle.
    • CACBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio (BWV.248)

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Ketil Haugsand.
    • NONRK.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsody for piano in B minor, Op 79 No 1

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • USMPR.
  • Einar Englund

    The White Reindeer (Valkoinen puura) - suite for orchestra (1952)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Petri Sakari.
    • FIYLE.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Partite cento sopra il Passachagli [1637]

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
  • Marcel Samuel-Rousseau

    Variations Pastorales sur un vieux Noel

    Performer: Erica Goodman. Ensemble: Amadeus Ensemble.
    • CACBC.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Concertino for oboe and wind ensemble in C major (arr. for trumpet)

    Performer: Geoffrey Payne. Music Arranger: Unknown. Ensemble: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Halász.
    • AUABC.
  • Josef Suk

    Serenade for strings, Op 6

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: James Clark.
    • GBBBC.
  • Christian Friedrich Ruppe

    Christmas Cantata

    Singer: Francine van der Hayden. Singer: Karin van der Poel. Singer: Otto Bouwknegt. Singer: Mitchell Sandler. Choir: Ensemble Bouzignac. Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum. Conductor: Jed Wentz.
    • NLNPB.

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