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Verdi 200: Antonio Pappano, Sally Silver, Eleftheria Kotzia

Sean Rafferty's guests include Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House, who talks about his upcoming production of Verdi's Les Vepres siciliennes.

Sean Rafferty with live music and guests, plus all the latest arts news.

Sean talks to one of the most charismatic conductors working today, Royal Opera House director Antonio Pappano. He talks to Sean about the importance of Verdi, in this his anniversary year, and looks forward to a new production of Verdi's Les Vêpres Siciliennes in Covent Garden.

Plus there's live music from guitarist Eleftheria Kotzia and soprano Sally Silver

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Ave Maria for soprano and string orchestra [words: Dante]

    Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano. Performer: Maria Agresta. Performer: Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Rome Orchestra.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 9845-242.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Les Vepres siciliennes - opera in 5 acts

    Conductor: Mario Rossi. Performer: Jacqueline Brumaire. Performer: Jean Bonhomme. Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • OPERA RARA.
    • ORCV-303.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Les Vepres siciliennes - opera in 5 acts

    Conductor: Mario Rossi. Performer: Jacqueline Brumaire. Performer: BBC Symphony Chorus. Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • OPERA RARA.
    • ORCV-303.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet in D minor K.421 for strings

    Performer: Mozarthaus Vienna String Quartet.
    • Gramola.
    • 99-000.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walkure [Part 2 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: Pierre Boulez. Performer: Bayreuth Festival Opera.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 434-422 2.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Valsa Concerto no 2 op 8

    Performer: Eleftheria Kotzia.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 102 BWV.102 (Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben)

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: The Sixteen.
    • CORO.
    • COR-116115.
  • Eleftheria Kotzia

    Dareneh-Jean/Aziz-Joon

  • Miroslav Tadić

    Walk Dance

    Performer: Eleftheria Kotzia.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Concerto no. 1 in A major B.10 for cello and orchestra, orch. Burghauser from original with piano accompaniment

    Conductor: Daniel Harding. Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA 67917.
  • William Vincent Wallace

    Bird of the Wild Wing

    Performer: Jeremy Silver. Performer: Sally Silver.
  • William Vincent Wallace

    Cradle Song

    Performer: Jeremy Silver. Performer: Sally Silver.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98

    Conductor: Stanisław Skrowaczewski. Performer: German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Oehms Classics.
    • OC-410.
  • William Vincent Wallace

    The Gypsy Maid

    Performer: Jeremy Silver. Performer: Sally Silver.
  • Jules Massenet

    Thais - comedie lyrique in 3 acts

    Performer: Jeremy Silver. Performer: Sally Silver.
  • Emilio de' Cavalieri

    Capriccio

    Performer: Christina Pluhar. Performer: L’Arpeggiata.
    • Alpha.
    • ALPHA 065.

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