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Stuart Skelton, Lisa Knapp, David Harrington

Suzy Klein presents music and guests. With live music from tenor Stuart Skelton and folk singer Lisa Knapp, plus conversation with David Harrington of Kronos Quartet.

Suzy Klein presents, with live music from highly acclaimed Australian tenor, Stuart Skelton ahead of his BBC Proms appearance as soloist in Rachmaninov's The Bells with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor Edward Gardner. Also performing live, winner of the Best Original Song in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, singer and instrumentalist Lisa Knapp, ahead of her gig at FolkEast Festival in Suffolk. Plus Suzy talks to violinist David Harrington, the founder of one of the world's finest, most adventurous chamber ensembles - Kronos Quartet - as they prepare to play at Edinburgh International Festival in a project called 'Beyond Zero: 1914-1918'.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Jacques Ibert

    Escales [Ports of call]

    Conductor: Eduardo Mata. Performer: Dallas S O.
    • DORIAN.
    • DOR-90181.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Otello - dramma lirico in 4 acts

    Performer: Richard Peirson. Performer: Stuart Skelton.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Bells [Kolokola] Op.35 for soloists, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: Dmitry Popov. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Berlin Radio Chamber Choir.
    • WARNER.
    • 9845192.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 4 in C sharp minor BWV.849

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • DG.
    • 479 2784.
  • Philip Glass

    Quartet no. 3 (Mishima) for strings [after music for the film]

    Performer: Kronos Quartet.
    • NONESUCH.
    • 7559-79356 2.
  • Aleksandra Vrebalov

    Hold me, neighbor, in this storm... for string quartet

    Performer: Kronos Quartet.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 7559 798288.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no. 7 in E major

    Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst. Performer: Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra.
    • ORFEO.
    • C 868 121 B.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Letzte Lieder AV.150 for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Markus Stenz. Performer: Anne Schwanewilms. Performer: COLOGNE Gurzenich Orchestra.
    • ORFEO.
    • C858121A.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet in A major D.667 (Trout) for piano, violin, viola, cello & db

    Performer: Nash Ensemble.
    • HMP CLASSICS.
    • PCD 868.
  • Gerry Diver

    Shipping Song

    Composer: Lisa Knapp. Performer: Gerry Diver. Performer: Lisa Knapp.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata no. 2 in A major BWV.1015 for violin and keyboard

    Performer: James Ehnes.
  • Jón Leifs

    Saga symphony Op.26

    Conductor: Osmo Vänskä. Performer: Iceland S O.
    • BIS.
    • CD730BIS.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Summa vers. for string orchestra

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9134.
  • Lisa Knapp

    Beggar Beggar

  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Performer: London S O..
    • LSO LIVE.
    • LSO0737.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem Op.48 for soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Performer: King's College Cambridge Choir. Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • King's College.
    • KS0005.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Quartet in E flat major for strings

    Performer: Cavaleri Quartet.
    • Champs Hill.
    • CHRCD085.

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