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Live at Southbank Centre: Sarah Walker with Jude Kelly

With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: Brahms: Hungarian Dances; Brainteaser; Guest: Southbank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly; Essential Choice: Durufle: Requiem, Op 9.

Live at Southbank Centre with Sarah Walker and her guest, the centre's Artistic Director, Jude Kelly.

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Brahms - Hungarian Dances ? The Labeques, DECCA. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

Artists of the Week: a selection of recordings from Southbank Centre's four resident orchestras - London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the London Sinfonietta.

Sarah's guest this week is Southbank Centre's current Artistic Director, Jude Kelly OBE. Jude has directed over 100 productions, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre, the English National Opera, at the Châtelet in Paris and in the West End. Among her many successes as a director, her production of Singin' in the Rain transferred twice to the Royal National Theatre and was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production in 2001. She directed Sir Ian McKellen in The Seagull and The Tempest, Patrick Stewart in Othello, Dawn French in When We Are Married, and the English National Opera in The Elixir of Love and On the Town. More recently, she directed several works by Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco Peña, as well as a production of Bernstein's Mass at the Royal Festival Hall. In 2006, Jude was named No. 8 in "Theatreland's top 100 players" by The Independent newspaper, and in 2013 she was assessed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK by Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4.

Sarah's Essential Choice
Requiem, Op.9
Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Ambrosian Singers
Philharmonia Orchestra
Michel Legrand (conductor)

Radio 3 is broadcasting live from a pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre all day every day for the last two weeks of March. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Eine kleine Nachtmusik

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Decca.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Turangalila-Symphonie: Final

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Performer: Dominique Kim. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Kent Nagano.
    • Teldec.
  • anon

    Today's Brainteaser - Back to the Beginning

  • anon

    Today's Brainteaser - Back to the Beginning

  • Thomas Arne

    Overture No 1 in E minor

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Arne: 8 Overtures, The Academy of Ancient Music.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 2.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen (Entr'actes 2 and 3)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • NAIVE.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dances Nos. 3, 17 & 1

    Performer: Katia & Marielle Labèque.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Requiem, Op.9

    Singer: Jennifer Larmore. Singer: Thomas Hampson. Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Michel Legrand.
    • Teldec.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    The Lord is my shepherd; Lord! I will sing a new song (Biblical Songs, Op.99)

    Singer: Genia Kühmeier. Singer: Bernarda Fink. Performer: Christoph Berner.
  • Edward Elgar

    Salut d'amour

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • AVIE.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne Overture

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade for piano no. 1 (Op.23) in G minor

    Performer: Cyprien Katsaris.
    • The Chopin Experience.
    • Warner Classics and Jazz.
    • 10.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Sonate Corellisante No 3 in B minor, TWV 42 H3

    Ensemble: Jean‐Féry Rebel. Director: Jorg-Michel Schwarz.
    • DORIAN.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue orch Grofé

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Rattle, Simon.
    • EMI.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Scene with Cranes (Incidental music to Kuolema)

    Ensemble: Kremerata Baltica. Conductor: Gidon Kremer.
  • Kurt Weill

    Tango-Ballade (Suite for Wind Orchestra from 'The Threepenny Opera'

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • DG.
  • Paco Peña

    Rumbeando La Milonga

    Performer: Paco Peña.
    • Eclipse.

Today's Brainteaser Answer - Back to the Beginning

The piece was Mozart's Serenade in G major, K.525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'.


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