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John Wilson, John Lill, Craig Revel Horwood, Sir Mark Elder: Sound of Cinema

Suzy Klein talks to conductor John Wilson about classic Hollywood scores for the BBC Sound of Cinema season. Plus choreographer Craig Revel Horwood discussing his new book.

As part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season, Suzy talks to conductor John Wilson, known for his sparkling performances of film scores from Hollywood's Golden Age with his John Wilson Orchestra. They discuss some of his favourites in the genre.

There's live music from John Lill, one of the finest pianists of his generation, who is midway through his cycle of all the Beethoven Sonatas - he talks to Suzy about his hugely successful career.

Sir Mark Elder joins us from Salford to talk about the Hallé's new season plus Suzy welcomes choreographer and former BBC Maestro winner Craig Revel Horwood into the studio to talk about his new book, Tales from the Dance Floor.

Presented by Suzy Klein
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Rodgers

    Oklahoma! - musical

    Conductor: John Wilson. Performer: Julian Ovenden. Performer: John Wilson Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 3193012.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 8 in C minor Op.13 (Pathetique) for piano

    Performer: John Lill.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 21 in C major Op.53 (Waldstein) for piano

    Performer: John Lill.
  • Johannes Brahms

    21 Hungarian dances for piano duet

    Conductor: Iván Fischer. Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 462-589-2.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Adventures of Robin Hood - symphonic suite

    Conductor: John Wilson. Performer: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Richard Rodgers

    The King and I - musical

    Conductor: John Wilson. Performer: John Wilson Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 3193012.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in G major K.525 (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Performer: Kremerata Baltica.
    • 7559-79633-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no. 1 in G minor Op.23 for piano

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
    • EMI.
    • EMI- 7544162.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cinderella [Zolushka] - ballet Op.87

    Conductor: Michail Jurowski. Performer: Cologne R S O.
    • CPO.
    • 999-610-2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Concerto in E flat major H.7e.1 for trumpet and orchestra

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: German Chamber Philharmonic.
    • EMI.
    • 50999-216213.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Apostles Op.49

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Performer: Hallé Choir. Performer: Hallé. Performer: Halle Youth Choir.
    • HALLE.
    • CDHLD 7534.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Boheme - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Performer: Ashley Putnam. Performer: Håkan Hagegård. Performer: Ingvar Wixell. Performer: José Carreras. Performer: Katia Ricciarelli. Performer: Robert Lloyd. Performer: William Elvin. Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 416-492-2.
  • Jerry Bock

    Fiddler on the roof - musical

    Performer: Bert Convy. Performer: Julia Migenes. Performer: Maria Karnilova. Performer: Original Broadway Cast. Performer: Zero Mostel.
    • RCA.
    • RC87060.
  • Nikolay Karlovich Metner

    Sonata no. 1 in B minor Op.21 for violin and piano

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Performer: Igor Tchetuev.
    • CDA 67963.


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