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Escher Quartet, Andreas Scholl

Suzy Klein's guests include countertenor Andreas Scholl, who performs live in the studio accompanied by his wife, harpsichord player Tamar Halperin. Plus the Escher Quartet.

Suzy Klein's guests include countertenor superstar Andreas Scholl. He's the main featured artist at this year's Easter at King's Festival in Cambridge, and will be performing live in the In Tune studio accompanied by his wife, the harpsichord player Tamar Halperin.

Hailing from New York, the Escher Quartet have been described as "one of the finest quartets in their generation" - they stop into In Tune to play live as part of their UK tour.

Also in the programme: Sean Rafferty visits the Royal Collection to discover another delight from their array of Georgian objects.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Rodelinda, regina de' Longobardi - opera in 3 acts

    Performer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • BIS.
    • cd-1508.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet no. 4 in E minor Op.44`2 for strings

    Performer: Escher String Quartet.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet no. 1 in E flat major Op.12 for strings

    Performer: Escher String Quartet.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto no. 2 in G minor Op.22 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: James Judd. Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 3206.
  • Henry le Bailly

    Passacalle, La Folie

    Performer: Le Poème Harmonique.
    • ALPHA.
    • alpha-019.
  • Franz Liszt

    6 Grandes etudes de Paganini S.141 for piano

    Performer: Valentina Lisitsa.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 457 2.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets - suite Op.32

    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski. Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • LPO.
    • LPO-0047.
  • Philip Glass

    Mishima - music for the film

    Performer: Delta Saxophone Quartet.
    • CC-0024.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Cosi fan tutte, ossia La scuola degli amanti - opera buffa in 2 acts K.588

    Performer: Danielle de Niese. Performer: Nancy Cooley.
  • Johannes Brahms

    49 German folk-songs, arr. for voice and piano - book 6 [nos. 36-42]

    Performer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Tamar Halperin.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Matthauspassion BWV.244

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Performer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Collegium Vocale Gent.
    • HMC-951676-78.
  • Sasha Argov


    Performer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Tamar Halperin.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Praeludium and allegro in the style of Gaetano Pugnani for violin and piano

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.
    • CDA-68040.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Regina caeli I

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: Brabant Ensemble.
    • CDA 67978.
  • Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong


    Music Arranger: N/A.
    • Universal.
    • 9867-768.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Die Geschopfe des Prometheus - ballet music Op.43

    Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel. Performer: Simon Bolivar S O.
    • DG.
    • 479-0250.
  • Johannes Brahms

    6 Pieces Op.118 for piano

    Performer: Tamar Halperin.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Don Carlos - opera [in 4 or 5 acts, French or Italian]

    Conductor: Marco Armiliato. Performer: Jonas Kaufmann. Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • DECCA-4759966.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Intermezzo, orch. from no.1 of "2 intermezzos" (Op.8) for piano

    Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser. Performer: Slovenská filharmónia.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.5-55242.


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