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Pianist Kathryn Stott explores the colourful music of South America, introducing pieces by composers including Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Revueltas, Piazzolla and Gottschalk.

Pianist Kathryn Stott presents the first of two programmes focusing on music and musicians from South America, including pieces by Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Revueltas, Piazzolla, Golijov, Copland and Gottschalk alongside performances by tango legend Carlos Gardel, Argentinian pianists Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim and Nelson Goerner, folk singer Mercedes Sosa, and legendary bandoneon player Astor Piazzolla.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Béla Bartók

    Sonata Sz.80 for piano [1926]

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • EMI : 7243 5 56975 2.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Jose Resta

    El Bailecito

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • TELDEC Classics : 0630-13474-2.
    • Teldec.
    • 14.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Symphony no. 2 RO.257 (A Montevideo)

    Orchestra: Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Samuel Adler.
    • CARLTON CLASSICS : 30371 00077.
    • Carlton Classics.
    • 9.
  • Carlos Gardel

    Volver

    Ensemble: Carlos Gardel and his Orchestra. Conductor: Terig Tucci.
    • EMI : 7243 8 23505 2.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Carmargo Mozart Guarnieri

    Toccata

    Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • DECCA : 478 3533.
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • Aaron Copland

    El Salon Mexico for orchestra

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Aaron Copland.
    • SONY : SM3K 46559.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Estancia - dances from the ballet Op.8a for orchestra

    Orchestra: Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México. Conductor: Enrique Bátiz.
    • ASV : CD-DCA 654.
    • ASV.
    • 4.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Daisies [Margaritki] (Op.38`3), transc. for piano

    Performer: Nelson Goerner.
    • CASCAVELLE : VEL 1037.
    • Cascavelle.
    • 6.
  • Osvaldo Golijov

    Tenebrae

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • DG : 477 642 6.
    • DG.
    • 8.
  • Silvestre Revueltas

    Sensemaya for orchestra

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : SK 60676.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Tres minutos con realidad

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Néstor Marconi. Performer: Antonio Agri. Performer: Horacio Malvicino. Singer: Héctor Console. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachiana brasileira no. 5 vers. for soprano & cellos

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Radiodiffusion Francaise. Singer: Victoria de los Ángeles. Conductor: Heitor Villa‐Lobos.
    • EMI : CDC5 66912 2.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • Violeta Parra

    Gracias a la Vida

    Singer: Mercedes Sosa.
    • PHILIPS : 314 510 499-2.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Milonga del angel

    Performer: Astor Piazzolla.
    • ERMITAGE : ERM 124 ADD.
    • Ermitage.
    • 11.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Kuolema - incidental music Op.44 [1903-6]

    Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • WARNER CLASSICS : 2564 62190-5.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 6.

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