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Andrei Gavrilov, Nadine Mortimer-Smith, Ian Page

Sean Rafferty presents live music from pianist Andrei Gavrilov and soprano Nadine Mortimer-Smith. Plus conductor Ian Page talking about Classical Opera's latest project.

Sean Rafferty's guests include acclaimed Russian pianist Andrei Gavrilov, on a rare visit to the UK, performing live in the studio.

Also today, upcoming young British soprano Nadine Mortimer-Smith sings live in the studio numbers from the American Songbook - by composers including Copland and Andre Previn - ahead of her recital at London's Purcell Room.

Plus conductor Ian Page talks about Classical Opera's latest project

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Idomeneo, re di Creta, ossia Ilia ed Idamante - opera K.366

    Conductor: Bruno Weil. Performer: Tafelmusik.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • SK 46695.
  • John Harbison

    Prologue from Lauda, Milosz Songs

    Performer: Nadine Mortimer-Smith. Performer: Tomasz Lis.
  • Aaron Copland

    12 Poems of Emily Dickinson for soprano and piano

    Performer: Nadine Mortimer-Smith. Performer: Tomasz Lis.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    The Thief of Baghdad - suite [from the film music]

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10806.
  • Maurice Greene

    Lord, let me know mine end for 2 trebles, chorus and organ

    Conductor: Edward Higginbottom. Performer: Choir of New College Oxford.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    8 Morceaux caracteristiques Op.36 for piano

    Performer: Jorge Bolet.
    • DECCA.
    • 417361.
  • André Previn

    Honey and rue for voice and orchestra

    Performer: Nadine Mortimer-Smith. Performer: Tomasz Lis.
  • William Walton

    Belshazzar's feast - oratorio for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • LSO LIVE.
    • LSO 0681.
  • Franz Schubert

    Winterreise - song-cycle D.911

    Performer: Gerald Finley. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Johannes Brahms

    5 Hungarian dances [nos.17-21], orch. Dvorak [orig. pf duet]

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DG.
    • 477 8222.
  • Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

    Orpheus with his lute from Music for Twelfth Night

    Performer: Julia Gooding. Performer: Musicians of the Globe. Performer: Philip Pickett. Performer: Susan Gritton.
    • DECCA.
    • 470-381-2.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Fantasia para un gentilhombre for guitar and orchestra

    Conductor: Sachio Fujioka. Performer: Craig Ogden. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9604.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasia in D minor K.397 for piano

    Performer: Andrei Gavrilov.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in C sharp minor Op.posth for piano [1830]

    Performer: Andrei Gavrilov.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Suite no. 2 in C major Op.53

    Conductor: Antal Doráti. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 454-253-2.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    24 Caprices Op.1 for violin solo

    Performer: Julia Fischer.
    • DECCA.
    • 478-2274.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    4 Pieces Op.4 for piano

    Performer: Andrei Gavrilov.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Apollo et Hyacinthus seu Hyacinthi Metamorphosis K.38

    Conductor: Ian Page. Performer: Andrew Kennedy. Performer: Klara Ek. Performer: Classical Opera Company Orchestra.
    • LINn.
    • CKD 398.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    La Clemenza di Tito - opera in 2 acts K.621

    Conductor: Ian Page. Performer: Cora Burggraaf. Performer: Rebecca Bottone. Performer: Classical Opera Company Orchestra.
    • SIGNUM.
    • SIGCD-373.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots - oratorio K.35

    Conductor: Ian Page. Performer: Andrew Kennedy. Performer: Classical Opera Company Orchestra.
    • Signum.
    • Signum SIG CD 343.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Serse - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Giovanni Antonini. Performer: Cecilia Bartoli. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • DECCA.
    • 478-2249.

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