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John Tavener's Mary of Egypt, Saleem Ashkar, Daniil Trifonov

Sean Rafferty talks to Theodora Tavener about a production of her father's opera Mary of Egypt which she is directing at the Chapel of King's College Cambridge.

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Music Played

  • Elmer Bernstein

    A Walk on the Wild Side

    Performer: Jimmy Smith.
  • César Franck

    Sonata in A major for violin and piano: 4th mvt

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon.
  • Émilien Pacini

    Stella di Napoli: Ove t’aggiri, o barbaro

    Performer: Joyce DiDonato.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite for jazz band no. 1 [1934], Waltz

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Shostakovich: The Jazz Album - Brautigam, Masseurs.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B major Op.32 No.1

    Performer: Saleem Ashkar.
  • Harmonies du soir

    Liszt

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Polifemo - heroic opera in 3 acts; Alto giove

    Orchestra: La Folia Barockorchester. Performer: Jan Vogler. Conductor: Robin Peter Muller.
    • Concerti di Venezia.
    • Sony.
    • 8.
  • Franz Liszt

    Feux follets

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen (Dances)

    Orchestra: The London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • EMI.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade in C major Op.48: 4th mvt

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble.
  • Henry Purcell

    Come all ye songsters (The Fairy Queen)

    Performer: Samuel Boden. Performer: Greg Morris.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Infinite shining heavens

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of travel for voice and piano, no.6; The Infinite shining heavens

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Simon Keenlyside.
    • Songs of War: Keenlyside/Martineau.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Nais: Premier and Deuxieme Rigaudon

    Performer: MusicAeterna.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.25: 3rd mvt

    Performer: Saleem Ashkar.
  • John Tavener

    Mary of Egypt: Bless Duet (Act 3)

    Performer: Stephen Varcoe.
  • Victoria Police Pipe Band

    O Domine Iesu Christie

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV204

    Performer: Pinchas Zukerman.
  • Cerys Matthews

    Hippos

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite no. 1 for jazz band [1934]

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Performer: Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 433 702-2-.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 17 in D minor Op.31`2 (Tempest) for piano

    Performer: Saleem Abboud Ashkar.
  • Cerys Matthews

    Hippos

    Composer: Dylan Thomas. Performer: Cerys Matthews.
    • Earthquake.
    • White Label.
  • Giovanni Pacini

    Stella Ove t'aggiri, o barbaro (Stella di Napoli)

    Conductor: Riccardo Minasi. Performer: Joyce DiDonato. Performer: Lyon Opera Orchestra.
    • ERATO.
    • white label.
  • César Franck

    Sonata in A major M.8 for violin or cello and piano

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili. Performer: Renaud Capuçon.
    • Erato.
    • 462501-89.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of travel for voice and piano

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Performer: Simon Keenlyside.
    • SONY.
    • 88697944242.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op.32 for piano

    Performer: Saleem Abboud Ashkar.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concerto no. 1 in G minor Op.25 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Performer: Saleem Abboud Ashkar. Performer: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
    • Decca.
    • 481 0778.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Nais - pastorale-heroique in a prologue and 3 acts

    Conductor: Teodor Currentzis. Performer: MusicAeterna.
    • Sony.
    • 8884 3082572.
  • John Tavener

    Mary of Egypt - opera

    Conductor: Lionel Friend. Performer: Patricia Rozario. Performer: Stephen Varcoe. Performer: Aldeburgh Festival Chamber Ensemble.
    • Collins Classics.
    • 70232-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV.204, Op.4`11 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • BMG.
    • LC 0316.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen - suite

    Performer: The London Classical Players.
    • EMI.
    • CDS 555234-2.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen - opera Z.629

    Performer: Greg Morris. Performer: Samuel Boden.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade in C major Op.48 for string orchestra

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra String Ensemble. Performer: Roman Simovic.
    • LSO Live.
    • 0752.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O Domine Jesu Christe - motet for 6 voices [1576]

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: The Sixteen.
    • CORO.
    • 16073.
  • Jimmy Smith

    WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

    Music Arranger: N/A.
    • Verve.
    • 823-082.
  • Franz Liszt

    Etudes d'execution transcendante S.139 for piano [based on S.137-8]

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
  • Franz Liszt

    Etudes d'execution transcendante S.139 for piano [based on S.137-8]

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Polifemo - heroic opera in 3 acts

    Performer: Jan Vogler. Performer: La Folia Barockorchester. Performer: Robin Peter Muller.
    • Sony.
    • 8884 309 0012.

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