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Machynlleth Festival, Welsh National Opera

Presented by Suzy Klein. With live music from baritone Benjamin Appl, soprano Caroline MacPhie and pianist Sanaz Sotoudeh.

Suzy Klein presents, with live music from baritone Benjamin Appl, soprano Caroline MacPhie, and pianist Sanaz Sotoudeh ahead of their recital at the Machynlleth Festival.

Welsh National Opera's Youth Opera project are about to perform Britten's Paul Bunyan at the Wales Millennium Centre. Conductor Alice Farnham and soprano Vanessa Bowers join Suzy to talk about this exciting venture.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gene Pritsker

    Reinventions (2nd Movement) after J S Bach

    Performer: Absolute Ensemble Performer: Kristjan Jarvi Performer: Simone Dinnerstein

    • Sony.
    • 8869 1941682.
    • -3.
  • LIVE

    • Johannes Brahms

      9 Songs Op.32: Wie bist du, meine Konigin

      Performer: Benjamin Appl Performer: Sanaz Sotoudeh

  • Interview: Sanaz Sotoudeh, Benjamin Appl, Caroline MacPhie

  • LIVE

    • Richard Strauss

      Madchenblumen Op.22 [1886-8]

      Performer: Caroline Macphie Performer: Sanaz Sotoudeh

    • Hugo Wolf

      Goethe-Lieder: Die Bekehrte

      Caroline MacPhie (soprano) Sanaz Sotoudeh (piano)

  • Benjamin Britten

    Friday afternoons Op.7 for children's voices and piano: The Useful Plough

    Conductor: Ronald Corp Performer: Alexander Wells Performer: New London Children's Choir

    • Naxos.
    • 8.553183.
    • -9.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    5 Pieces from 'The Gadfly' for viola and piano, arr. Borisovsky

    Performer: Lawrence Power Performer: Simon Crawford-Phillips

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67865.
    • -14.
  • Interview: Lawrence Power

  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Elegy for Caroline Lamb for viola and orchestra [based on theme from the film "Lady Caroli

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba Performer: Philip Dukes Performer: BBC Philharmonic

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9867.
    • -3.
  • LIVE

    • TRAD Malian

      Soliyo

      Performer: Aoua Kassa Mady

  • Interview: Lucy Duran

  • TRAD Malian

    Tita

    Performer: Trio da Kali

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 35 in D major K.385 (Haffner): 1st mvt

    Conductor: Adam Fischer Performer: Danish National Chamber Orchestra

    • Da Capo.
    • 6220545.
    • -1.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Paul Bunyan - opera in a prologue and 2 acts Op.17 [rev. 1974]: FIrst Ballad Interlude

    Conductor: Richard Hickox Performer: Peter Coleman-Wright Performer: Royal Opera House Orchestra

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9781 (2).
  • Interview: Alice Farnham & Vanessa Bowers

  • Benjamin Britten

    Paul Bunyan - opera in a prologue and 2 acts Op.17 [rev. 1974]: Tiny's Song

    Conductor: Richard Hickox Performer: Susan Gritton Performer: Royal Opera House Orchestra

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9781 (2).
  • Vittorio Monti

    Czardas no. 1 in D minor/major vers. for violin & piano

    Performer: Claire Desert Performer: Philippe Graffin

    • ONYX.
    • Onyx-4039.
    • -3.

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