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A Ravel Soiree

Tom Service and Sara Mohr-Pietsch present a Ravel evening with guests George Benjamin and Ravel scholar Roger Nichols, live music and celebrated recordings of his last works.

Tom Service and Sara Mohr-Pietsch present a Ravel evening with live music from Radio 3 New Generation Artist Louis Schwizgebel, guests including Ravel scholar and consultant on the Radio 3 day, Roger Nichols and the composer George Benjamin, and celebrated recordings of some of his last works including Bolero, the Left Hand Piano Concerto, the G major Piano Concerto and the Don Quichotte Songs. There'll also be several Ravel Revealed features including a look at Ravel and literature with Ian McMillan, a programme of readings and music from the actress Kristin Scott Thomas, a visit to Ravel's house just outside Paris and a look at the final debilitating disease. And a rarely heard 1947 recording of his 1-act opera L'Enfant et les Sortilèges.

Ravel
Gaspard de la Nuit
Louis Schwizgebel (piano)

Ravel
Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé

Ravel
Boléro

Ravel
Menuet antique

Ravel Remembered: Ravel and Jazz

Ravel
Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Krystian Zimerman (piano)
Cleveland Orchestra
conducted by Pierre Boulez

Ravel
Piano Concerto in G

Ravel Remembered: Ravel's Illness

Ravel
Don Quichotte a Dulcinée
Ronsard à son âme
Martial Singher (baritone)
Orchestra conducted by Piero Coppola

Ravel Remembered: Ravel and Literature

22.30*
Ravel
L'Enfant et les Sortilèges
(Fantaisie lyrique in 2 parts. Words by Colette)
A classic recording from 1947 with Nadine Sautereau as the child and the Chorus and Orchestra of Radiodiffusion Française
conducted by Ernest Bour.

5 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 7 Mar 2014 19:30

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Menuet antique

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • EMI.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Gaspard de la Nuit

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.

    Live

  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in D major for piano (left hand) and orchestra

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in G major for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Marguerite Long. Conductor: Pedro de Freitas Branco.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Don Quichotte a Dulcinee for voice and orchestra

    Singer: Martial Singher. Conductor: Piero Coppola.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Ronsard a son ame for voice and piano

    Singer: Martial Singher. Conductor: Piero Coppola.
  • Words & Music: Part 1, with readings by Kristen Scott Thomas

  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse - choreographic poem for orchestra

    Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • RCA.
    • 09026-68600-2.
  • Gustav Flaubert: Madame Bovary (extract)

  • Charles Baudelaire: Le cygne, from Les fleurs du mal

  • Maurice Ravel

    Histoires naturelles for voice and piano

    Performer: Gerald Finley. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 677-28.
  • Colette: Barks and Purrs (extract)

  • Maurice Ravel

    L' Enfant et les sortileges - fantasie lyrique in 1 act

    Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Performer: Camille Maurane. Performer: Jane Berbie. Performer: French Radio Orchestra.
    • DG RECORDS.
    • 423 718-2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavane pour une infante defunte for piano

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • CHANDOS.
    • chan-7004/5.
  • Marcel Proust: À la recherche du temps perdu (extract)

  • Maurice Ravel

    Bolero

    Conductor: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux.
  • Maurice Ravel

    L' Enfant et les sortileges - fantasie lyrique in 1 act

    Conductor: Ernest Bour.
  • Words & Music: Part 2, with readings by Kristen Scott Thomas

  • Tristan Klingsor: Asia, from Shéhérazade

  • Maurice Ravel

    Sheherazade - 3 poems for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: John Pritchard. Performer: French National Opera Orchestra. Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa.
    • EMI.
    • 5-86652-2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Miroirs for piano

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 477-8770.
  • Leon Paul Fargue (trans. Mary Pardoe): Dreams

  • Joris-Karl Huysmans: À rebours

  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and allegro for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet

    Performer: Nash Ensemble.
    • CRD.
    • 3346.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Frontispiece for 2 pianos [5 hands]

    Performer: Christopher Scott. Performer: Stephen Coombs.
    • GAMUT.
    • cd-517.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Frontispiece for 2 pianos [5 hands]

    Performer: Christopher Scott. Performer: Stephen Coombs.
    • GAMUT.
    • cd-517.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Frontispiece for 2 pianos [5 hands]

    Performer: Christopher Scott. Performer: Stephen Coombs.
    • GAMUT.
    • cd-517.
  • Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven (extract)

  • Tristan Klingsor: The Magic Flute, from Shéhérazade

  • Maurice Ravel

    Sheherazade - 3 poems for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: John Pritchard. Performer: French National Opera Orchestra. Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa.
    • EMI.
    • 5-86652-2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    3 Poemes de Stephane Mallarme for voice and ensemble

    Singer: Jill Gomez. Ensemble: Members of the Ensemble InterContemporain. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La vallée des cloches - from Miroirs

    Composer: Maurice Ravel. Performer: Maurice Ravel.

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