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From La Fenice in Venice, Acts 4 and 5 of Meyerbeer's opera L'Africaine. Plus the BBC SSO in Strauss: Oboe Concerto (soloist: Nicholas Daniel) and Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6.

Penny Gore presents the conclusion of Meyerbeer's grand opera and ends her week devoted to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with music recorded at Orkney's St Magnus Festival this summer.

Meyerbeer: L'Africaine (acts 4 & 5)
Sélika..... Veronica Simeoni (soprano)
Vasco da Gama..... Gregory Kunde (tenor)
Inès..... Jessica Pratt (soprano)
Nélusko-.. Angelo Veccia (baritone)
High Priest of Brahma-.. Ruben Amoretti (bass)
Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice
Emmanuel Villaume (conductor)

Strauss: Oboe Concerto in D major AV.144
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.74 (Pathétique)
Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 7 Nov 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 6 (Pathetique)

    Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Aleksander Zarzycki

    Introduction et Cracovienne in D major Op. 35

    Performer: Eugene Ugorski. Conductor: Michał Dworzyński. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
  • Giacomo Meyerbeer

    L'Africaine - Acts 4 and 5

    Singer: Gregory Kunde. Singer: Veronica Simeoni. Singer: Luca dall'Amico. Orchestra: Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice. Singer: Jessica Pratt. Conductor: Emmanuel Villlaume. Choir: Chorus of Teatro La Fenice.
  • Richard Strauss

    Oboe Concerto in D major

    Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra