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Tallis Scholars, Steve Reich, Curtis Stigers

Suzy Klein presents live music from the Tallis Scholars, Curtis Stigers & James Pearson, and a Baroque Masterclass from Mahan Esfahani for Radio 3's Baroque Spring season.

Suzy Klein's guests include world-renowned early music specialist vocal group The Tallis Scholars with its conductor Peter Phillips. As they prepare to celebrate the group's 40th anniversary with a special concert at St Paul's Cathedral, they sing live in the In Tune studio.

We've also live music from Curtis Stigers and James Pearson.

Also for Radio 3's Baroque Spring, the second in our week-long series of Baroque Masterclasses, each a different and personal insight into the music of the Baroque period from contributors including top artists such as violinist Daniel Hope and trumpeter Alison Balsom.
Today at 5.30pm Mahan Esfahani takes us through the harpsichord music of the period and explains why the instrument came into its own at this time.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Reinhard Keiser

    Jodelet - opera in 5 acts

    Performer: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music

    • HMC-901852.
    • -18.
  • LIVE

    • Thomas Tallis

      O Lord, give Thy Holy Spirit for 4 voices

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

    • Thomas Tallis

      9 Psalm tunes for 4 voices [Parker's 'The Whole Psalter translated into English Metre']

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

  • Interview

    • Peter Phillips

  • LIVE

    • William Mundy

      O Lord, the maker of all things

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

    • Orlando Gibbons

      I am the resurrection [incomplete] for 5 voices

      Conductor: Peter Philips Performer: Tallis Scholars

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in E flat major Op.posth. for piano [B.46, now considered doubtful]

    Performer: Alice Sara Ott

    • DG.
    • 477 8095.
    • -16.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Juanita-Marsche from "Donna-Juanita"

    Conductor: Neeme Jarvi Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    • Chandos.
    • CHSA 5110.
    • -12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 10 in E minor BWV.855

    Performer: Christiane Starke Performer: Daniel Hope Performer: Juan Lucas Aisemberg

    • DG.
    • 479 0571.
    • -16.
  • Feature

    • Steve Reich

      Steve talks to Suzy about the world premiere of 'Radio Rewrite' tonight at the Royal Festival Hall.

  • Luigi Rossi

    Quand'io credo (per soprano, contralto e basso)

    Performer: La Risonanza

    • 33560.
    • -1.
  • 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.
  • Baroque Masterclass - Mahan Esfahani

    • Untitled

      Mahan Esfahani plays some choice pieces from the instrument’s repertoire to illustrate why it holds such a central place in Baroque music in in the second of our In Tune Baroque Spring master classes.

  • LIVE

    • George Gershwin

      Love is here to stay [from 'The Goldwyn Follies']

      Performer: Curtis Stigers Performer: James Pearson

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachinana brasileira no.5 for soprano & cellos: 1st mvt (Aria)

    Performer: Juliane Banse (soprano) Performer: 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic

    • EMI.
    • 556981 2.
    • 7.
  • Georg Böhm

    Capriccio in D major for keyboard [no.5 from "Freie Kompositionen fur Klavier und Orgel"]

    Performer: Carole Cerasi

    • MET CD-1055.
    • -6.
  • LIVE

    • Harry “Sweets” Edison


      Composer: John Hendricks Performer: Curtis Stigers Performer: James Pearson

  • Interview

    • Curtis Stigers

  • LIVE

    • Heymann/Sour/Eyton/Green

      Body And Soul

      Arranger: N/A Performer: Curtis Stigers

      • CCD-2124 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in A minor RV.397 for viola d'amore and orchestra

    Performer: Fabio Biondi Performer: L'Europa Galante

    • Virgin.
    • 395146-2.
    • -16.
  • Erik Satie


    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

    • DECCA.
    • 473 620 2.


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