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Julian Bliss, Melvyn Tan, Rosalind Plowright

Suzy Klein presents music and guests from the arts world. Guests include pianist Melvyn Tan and mezzo soprano Rosalind Plowright, plus live music from the Julian Bliss Quintet.

Suzy Klein with a lively mix of music, arts news and chat. Guests include

Clarinettist Julian Bliss was a child prodigy, now an experienced soloist he also performs regularly with his jazz quintet and they'll be bringing some South American jazz live to the studio.

Pianist Melvyn Tan, famed for his pioneering exploration of historical performance practice will also perform live in the studio ahead of his upcoming appearance with the Southbank Sinfonia.

Winner of the Woodwind section of this year's Young Musician competition, 15 year old Sophie Westbrooke joins Suzy in the studio to look forward to continuing in this year's competition.

Plus, one of Britain's most experienced opera singers, Rosalind Plowright on her first song recital CD released this month.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Bob Margolis

    Dance and Fanfare

    Performer: Sophie Westbrooke.
  • Francesco Cavalli

    Ascender qui ved'io - from La Calisto

    Singer: Janet Baker. Singer: James Bowman. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Raymond Leppard.
  • CPE Bach


    Performer: Sophie Westbrooke.
  • John Field

    Nocturne No.4 in A

    Performer: Melvyn Tan.
  • George Gershwin

    Love is Here to Stay

    Singer: Curtis Stigers.
  • Trad

    Tico Tico no fubar

    Ensemble: Julian Bliss Quintet.
  • Trad


    Ensemble: Julian Bliss Quintet.
  • Trad


    Ensemble: Julian Bliss Quintet.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Sword Dance - from Gayaneh

    Conductor: Kirill Karabits. Orchestra: Bournemouth S O.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto No.2 in E major, Op.8, RV.269 'La primevera'

    Performer: Kati Debretzeni. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Trad

    Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts)

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Lo sposo deluso - from Dove mai trovar quell ciglio?, K430

    Singer: Rolando Villazón. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
  • Johann Gottfried Müthel

    Sonata in F - 1st mvt

    Performer: Melvyn Tan.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Tu vedrai che amore in terra - from Trovatore, Act 4

    Singer: Rosalind Plowright. Orchestra: Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Rome Orchestra. Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


    Singer: Rosalind Plowright.
  • Kurt Weill

    Der Abschiedsbrief

    Singer: Rosalind Plowright. Performer: Philip Mountford.
  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromptus for piano (D.899) (Op.90); no.2 in E flat major

    Performer: Melvyn Tan.
    • Schubert: Impromptus; Melvyn Tan.
    • EMI.
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