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Anne-Sophie Mutter, English Touring Opera, Lionel Meunier, Cellophony

Sean Rafferty presents. With violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, singers Anna Patalong and Adrian Dwyer, Lionel Meunier of early music ensemble Vox Luminis and cello group Cellophony.

Sean Rafferty talks to the renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter as she visits London to perform the Dvorak Concerto with the LSO, and reflects on her celebrated career to date. Singers Anna Patalong and Adrian Dwyer from English Touring Opera perform live in the studio as they prepare for their new season of productions, and they are joined by the General Director of ETO, James Conway. Lionel Meunier, who directs the Belgian early music vocal ensemble Vox Luminis, joins Sean to discuss their forthcoming UK concert. Winners of the prestigious Recording of the Year in the 2012 Gramophone Awards, the ensemble has quickly won a reputation for its deeply expressive performances. The eight-piece cello ensemble, Cellophony, also performs live.

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Music Played

  • Josef Myslivecek

    Overture in A major for 2 horns, 2 oboes, 2 violins, 2 violas and bc

    Performer: Concerto Köln.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 477-641 8.
  • Michael Tippett

    King Priam - opera in 3 acts

    Performer: Adrian Dwyer. Performer: John Shea.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620

    Performer: Anna Patalong. Performer: John Shea.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Paul Bunyan - opera in a prologue and 2 acts Op.17 [rev. 1974]

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: Royal Opera House Chorus. Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9781 (2).
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesleid - old Viennese dance no. 2 for violin and piano

    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Performer: Lambert Orkis.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 477 7166.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Stabat mater in C minor for 10 voices, organ & basso continuo

    Conductor: Lionel Meunier. Performer: Vox Luminis.
    • RICERCAR.
    • RIC 258.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Stabat mater in C minor for 10 voices, organ & basso continuo

    Conductor: Lionel Meunier. Performer: Vox Luminis.
    • RICERCAR.
    • RIC 258.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Gazza ladra [The thieving magpie] - opera in 2 acts

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Performer: Filarmonica della Scala.
    • DECCA.
    • 448`-218 2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Hear my prayer, O Lord Z.15

    Conductor: Lionel Meunier. Performer: Vox Luminis.
    • RICERCAR.
    • RIC 332.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schwanengesang - song-cycle D.957 for voice and piano

    Music Arranger: Cellophony. Performer: Cellophony.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Scherzo-tarantelle in G minor Op.16 for violin and piano

    Performer: Cellophony.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Otello - dramma lirico in 4 acts

    Conductor: Riccardo Muti. Performer: Krassimira Stoyanova. Performer: Chicago S O..
    • CSO RESOUND.
    • CSOR 901 1303.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in E flat major Op.18 (Grande valse brillante) for piano

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67849.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Concerto in A minor Op.53 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Manfred Honeck. Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 479 1984.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 1 in A minor BWV.1041 for violin and string orchestra

    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Performer: Trondheim Soloists.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 477-7450.
  • George Gershwin

    It ain't necessarily so, transc. Heifetz for violin and piano [from "Porgy and Bess"]

    Performer: André Previn. Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 471 5-00-2.

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