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Elias Quartet, Renee Fleming, Kate Semmens, Steven Devine

Suzy Klein with live music from Elias Quartet as they continue their complete Beethoven quartet series at the Wigmore Hall in London. Plus soprano Kate Semmens and Steven Devine.

Suzy Klein with live music from the Elias Quartet, in town for their complete Beethoven quartet series at the Wigmore. And also live today are soprano Kate Semmens and harpsichordist Steven Devine who bring the Notebooks of Anna Magdalena Bach to life with a special concert at St John's Smith Square in London, featuring works by J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.

Suzy also catches up with Renée Fleming as she prepares for her starring role in Lehár's the Merry Widow at the Met in New York.

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Music Played

  • Franz Lehár

    The Merry widow - operetta in 3 acts

    Conductor: Nick Davies. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 5 64292 2.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Minuet in C minor for keyboard, attrib. J S Bach (as BWV.A.121) [Anna Magdalena Notebook, bk. 2]

    Performer: Kate Semmens. Performer: Steven Devine.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Willst du dein Herz mir schenken (Aria di Giovannini) BWV.518 for voice and continuo [Anna Magdalena Notenbuch, vol.2, no.37]

    Performer: Kate Semmens. Performer: Steven Devine.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite no. 4 in E flat major BWV.815 for keyboard

    Performer: Steven Devine.
  • Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel

    Bist du bei mir - aria for voice and continuo [attrib. J S Bach as BWV.508]

    Performer: Kate Semmens. Performer: Steven Devine.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Boheme - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Marco Armiliato. Performer: Renée Fleming. Performer: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi.
    • Decca.
    • 478-1533.
  • Fairport Convention

    Who Knows Where The Time Goes?

    • Decca Music Group.
    • 4786770.
  • Franz Lehár

    The Merry widow - operetta in 3 acts

    Conductor: Andrew Davis. Performer: Renée Fleming. Performer: New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus. Performer: New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • ORFEO.
    • C860111A.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 25 in C major K.503 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Orchestra Mozart.
    • DG.
    • 479 4155.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in A major Op.18`5 for strings

    Performer: Elias Quartet.
  • Elvis Presley

    Five Sleepy Heads

    • RCA.
    • 0786-366558 2.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Feuillet d'album Op.58 for piano

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA : 67988.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Petrushka

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Performer: Sao Paulo Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHSA 5147.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in C major Op.59`3 (Rasumovsky) for strings

    Performer: Elias Quartet.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra

    Conductor: Eiji Oue. Performer: Xuefei Yang. Performer: Barcelona S O.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6983612.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 174 BWV.174 (Ich liebe den Hochsten von ganzem Gemute)

    Performer: Nathalie Stutzmann. Performer: Orfeo 55.
    • DG.
    • 4810062.

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