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The Prince Consort, Imogen Cooper, Henri Oguike

Suzy Klein presents live music from pianist Imogen Cooper and the Prince Consort. Plus choreographer Henri Oguike and The Story of Music in 50 Pieces: Bach: Prelude in C, BW846.

Presented by Suzy Klein

Live music from pianist Imogen Cooper and the young vocal ensemble The Prince Consort ahead of their respective concerts at London's Wigmore Hall.

Plus celebrated choreographer Henri Oguike brings his innovative approach to a danced version of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall. He talks to Suzy about the collaboration.

Also today, the continuation of The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history. Broadcast on In Tune every weekday at 5.30pm, The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each instalment is available as a download.
Today: Bach's Prelude in C major from The Well-Tempered Klavier

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Music Played

  • Francisco de la Torre

    Alta for 3 instruments [to the 'Spagna' ground] [Cancionero de Palacio, c.1505-20]

    Performer: Stockholm Chamber Brass

    • BIS.
    • 2017.
  • LIVE

    • Samuel Barber

      Hermit songs Op.29 for voice and piano

      Performer: Alisdair Hogarth Performer: Timothy Mead

  • Joseph Haydn

    Scherzando no. 1 in F major H.2.33 for flute, 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 violins and double bass

    Conductor: Manfred Huss Performer: Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta

    • BIS.
    • CD-1796/98.
  • Erik Satie

    The Dreamy fish - esquisse for piano

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

    • DECCA.
    • 473 620 2.
  • George Gershwin

    Porgy and Bess - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Performer: Sarah Vaughan Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

    • CBS.
    • MK-42516.
  • LIVE

    • Ned Rorem

      Catullus: on the burial of his brother for voice and piano

      Performer: Alisdair Hogarth Performer: Andrew Staples

    • Lowell Liebermann

      Hymn to the Night

      Performer: Alisdair Hogarth Performer: Andrew Staples

  • Interview - The Prince Consort

  • LIVE

    • Samuel Barber

      Sure on this shining night

      Performer: Alisdair Hogarth Performer: Jennifer Johnston

    • Aaron Copland

      Why do they shut me out of heaven?

      Performer: Alisdair Hogarth Performer: Jennifer Johnston

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in D major KA.184, arr. ? for fl & orch. from "Rondo" in C major for vn/orch.(K.373)

    Conductor: Juha Kangas Performer: Sharon Bezaly Performer: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra Finland

    • BIS.
    • SACD-1539.
  • The Story of Music - part 16 'The Well Tempered Clavier'

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 1 in C major BWV.846

    Performer: Andras Schiff

    • DECCA.
    • 414-388-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F minor RV.297, Op.8`4 (L'Inverno) for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Andrea Marcon Performer: Giuliano Carmignola Performer: Venice Baroque Orchestra

    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • SK5-1352.
    • -10.
  • Interview - Henri Oguike

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in E major RV.269, Op.8`1 (La Primavera) for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Andrea Marcon Performer: Giuliano Carmignola Performer: Venice Baroque Orchestra

    • SONY.
    • sk-51352.
  • Robert Schumann

    Phantasiestucke Op.12 for piano vers. standard [8 pieces]

    Performer: Imogen Cooper

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10755.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping beauty - suite Op.66a

    Conductor: Vasily Petrenko Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    • AVIE.
    • AVIE-2139.
  • LIVE

    • Franz Schubert

      4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 for piano

      Performer: Imogen Cooper

  • Interview - Imogen Cooper

  • LIVE

    • Franz Schubert

      12 Ecossaises D.781 for piano

      Performer: Imogen Cooper

  • Tom├ís Luis de Victoria

    Ave, maris stella - hymn for 4 voices [1600]

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: The Sixteen

    • CORO.
    • COR-16035.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Chants d'Auvergne - set 1 for voice and orchestra or piano

    Conductor: Eivind Aadland Performer: Tine Thing Helseth Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • 0-88328-2.

Imogen Cooper

Imogen Cooper
Pianist Imogen Cooper in the In Tune studio

The Prince Consort

The Prince Consort
The Prince Consort clustered around the In Tune piano

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