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Janet Baker, Rene Jacobs, Wu Quartet, Gabriel Jackson, Richard Hills

Suzy Klein presents live music from the Wu Quartet. Plus conversation with composer Gabriel Jackson and conductor René Jacobs ahead of his appearance at the Edinburgh Festival.

Suzy Klein presents, with live music in the studio from the up and coming Wu Quartet ahead of their performance at the North Norfolk Festival. Renowned conductor René Jacobs, one of the world's finest baroque interpreters, joins us from Edinburgh ahead of his performance with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Edinburgh International Festival. Organist Richard Hills discusses his upcoming Light Organ Prom and Suzy talks to composer Gabriel Jackson about his latest projects including works being performed at this year's Presteigne Festival.

Plus, we'll be talking to the legendary Dame Janet Baker on this, her 80th birthday.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Come ye sons of art away - birthday song for Queen Mary Z.323

    Conductor: Andrew Parrott. Performer: John Mark Ainsley. Performer: Timothy Wilson. Performer: Taverner Consort. Performer: Taverner Players.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 545-1592.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Giulio Cesare in Egitto - opera

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Performer: Janet Baker. Performer: English National Opera Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-3072.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius Op.38

    Conductor: John Barbirolli. Performer: Janet Baker. Performer: Ambrosian Singers. Performer: Hallé Choir. Performer: Hallé.
    • EMI.
    • 903 771 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet no. 6 in F minor Op.80 for strings

    Performer: Wu Quartet.
  • Benjamin Britten

    3 Divertimenti for string quartet [1936]

    Performer: Wu Quartet.
  • Franz (1) Schubert

    Quartet in G minor D.173 for strings

    Performer: Wu Quartet.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    L' Incoronazione di Dario - opera RV.719

    Performer: Adrian Chandler. Performer: La Serenissima.
    • Avie.
    • AV2287.
  • Quentin Maclean

    Parade Of The Sunbeams

    Performer: Richard Hills.
    • Silver Street Music.
    • SSM 0037.
  • Eric Coates

    London (London every day) - suite

    Performer: Richard Hills.
    • SILVER STREET MUSIC.
    • SSM0037.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    Requiem for chorus

    Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse. Performer: Vasari Singers.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.573049.
  • GABRIEL JACKSON

    Gloria from Missa Triueriensis

    Conductor: Māris Sirmais. Performer: Latvian State Academic Chorus.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67976.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Mikado, or The town of Titipu - comic opera

    Conductor: Peter Robinson. Performer: Richard Angas. Performer: English National Opera Orchestra.
    • That's Entertainment.
    • TER CDTER1121.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620

    Conductor: René Jacobs. Performer: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-902068.70.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seasons [Die Jahreszeiten]

    Conductor: René Jacobs. Performer: Dietrich Henschel. Performer: Marlis Petersen. Performer: Werner Güra. Performer: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Performer: RIAS Chamber Choir.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-901829.30.
  • Bill Evans

    Waltz for Debbie

    Performer: Bill Evans. Performer: Eddie Gomez.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • CK65361.

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