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Vladimir Jurowski, Ruthie Culver and UtterJazz, David Goode, Rachel Portman: Sound of Cinema

Suzy Klein talks to conductor Vladimir Jurowski and film composer Rachel Portman. Plus live music from singer Ruthie Culver and her quartet UtterJazz.

Suzy Klein presents, with live music and guests plus the latest arts news.

The always charismatic Vladimir Jurowski is in the studio to talk about his new season with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and to introduce a weekend dedicated to Benjamin Britten.

There's live music from singer Ruthie Culver with her Utter Jazz Quartet in the studio ahead of her tour 'Look Stranger' which features jazz versions of Britten and Auden songs, they're joined by actor Samuel West who will be providing live narrations on the show.

Composer-librettist team David Goode and Francis Warner talk about the forthcoming premiere of their 'Blitz Requiem' at St Paul's Cathedral.

Plus part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season, Suzy talks to composer Rachel Portman, the first female composer to win an Oscar (for Emma in 1996)

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive overture Op.96

    Conductor: Andrew Litton. Performer: Dallas S O.
    • DELOS.
    • DE-3246.
  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] Op.33a [concert version]

    Conductor: Edward Gardner. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-10658.
  • Interview: Vladimir Jurowski

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski. Performer: Patricia Kopatchinskaja. Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • NAIVE.
    • V-5352.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio and fugue in C minor K.546 for strings

    Performer: Chiaroscuro.
    • APARTE.
    • AP 051.
  • Benjamin Britten

    To lie flat on the back

    Music Arranger: Ruthie Culver. Performer: Ruthie Culver. Performer: UtterJazz.
  • Interview: Ruthie Culver and Utter Jazz

  • Benjamin Britten

    2 Ballads for 2 voices and piano [1936]

    Performer: Ruthie Culver. Performer: Utter Jazz Quartet.
  • Franz (1) Schubert

    Sonata in A major D.959 for piano

    Performer: Inon Barnatan.
    • AVIE.
    • AV2283.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alexander's feast - oratorio

    Conductor: David Hill. Performer: Bach Choir.. Performer: The English Concert.
    • BIS.
    • SACD-1736.
  • Interview: David Goode and Francis Warner

  • David Goode

    Anthem for All Saints' Day (closing extract)

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Performer: Francis Warner. Performer: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and allegro in A flat major Op.70 for horn [or other] and piano

    Performer: Daniel Müller‐Schott. Performer: Robert Kulek.
    • ORFEO.
    • C617041A.
  • Reading: Samuel West

    Actor Samuel West reads Who's Who by W H Auden

  • Reading: Samuel West

    Actor Samuel West reads Musée des Beaux Arts by W H Auden

  • Benjamin Britten

    The Sun Shines Down

    Performer: Andrea Trillo. Performer: Dan Hewson. Performer: Jonny Gee. Performer: Mick Foster. Performer: Ruthie Culver.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    13 Preludes Op.32 for piano

    Performer: Valentina Lisitsa.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 4572.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Nisi dominus RV.803 for solo female voices and orchestra

    Performer: Michael Chance. Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Performer: The English Concert.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 453-428-2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Un Ballo in maschera - melodramma in 3 acts

    Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi. Performer: Coro del Teatro Municipale di Piacenza. Performer: Jonas Kaufmann. Performer: Orchestra dell'Opera de Parma.
    • SONY.
    • 88765-492002.
  • Rachel Portman

    Oranges are not the only fruit: Main Title

    Performer: Unnamed Contributor.
  • Interview: Rachel Portman

  • Rachel Portman

    Never let me go: The Pier

    Performer: Unnamed Contributor.
  • Interview: Rachel Portman

  • Rachel Portman

    Chocolat: Vianne sets up shop

    Performer: Unnamed Contributor.
  • Franz Liszt

    Liebestraume - 3 notturnos S.541 for piano

    Performer: Lang Lang.
    • DG.
    • 477 9014.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 2 in F major BWV.1047

    Performer: Richard Egarr. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMU 807461.62.


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