Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Rossini's La donna del lago

Catriona Young's selection includes a performance given at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, of Act 1 of Rossini's La donna del lago. With Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez.

Rossini's Donna del lago with Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez from the Royal Opera House, London. Catriona Young presents.

12:32 AM
Rossini, Gioachino [1792-1868]; Tottola, Andrea Leone (?-1831) Librettist
La Donna del lago; Melodramma in 2 Acts; Act I
Giacomo/King James of Scotland ..... Juan Diego Florez (tenor); Elena/Ellen - Lady of the Lake ..... Joyce DiDonato (mezzo soprano); Malcolm Graeme ..... Daniela Barcellona (mezzo soprano); Douglas ..... Simon Orfila (bass); Rodrigo/Roderick Dhu ..... Colin Lee (tenor); Albina ..... Justina Gringyte (mezzo soprano); Serano ..... Robin Leggate (tenor); A Bard ..... Christopher Lackner (baritone); King's soldier ..... Pablo Bemsch (tenor); Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, Michele Mariotti (conductor)

3:09 AM
Kozeluch, Leopold [1747-1818]
A Grand Scotch Sonata in D
Jana Semerádová (flute), Hana Fleková (cello), Monika Knoblochová (piano)

3:19 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Five Scottish and Irish Folksongs (WoO.152/20)
Stephen Powell (tenor soloist in No.1), Lorraine Reinhardt (soprano soloist in No.3), Linda Lee Thomas (piano), Gwen Thompson (violin), Eugene Osadchy (cello), Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn (conductor)

3:33 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Kirchen-Sonate in B flat (K. 212), for 2 violins, double bass and organ
Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble, Patrick Russill (conductor)

3:38 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emmanuel (1714-1788)
Sinfonia No.2 in B flat major (Wq.182, No.2)
Camerata Bern

3:50 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Fantasiestücke for clarinet and piano (Op.73)
Claudio Bohorquez (cello), Marcus Groh (piano)

4:01 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba' (from 'Solomon', HWV.67)
Ars Barocca - Ivona Nedeva (flute), Kalin Panayotov (oboe, oboe d'amore), Zefira Valova (violin), Miroslav Petkov (trumpet), Ivan Iliev (violin), Gergana Deliiska (violin), Valentin Toshev (viola), Vejen Rezashki (bassoon), Miroslav Stoyanov (cello), Tzvetelina Dimcheva (cembalo, organ)

4:05 AM
Parry, Sir Charles Hubert Hastings [1848-1918]
Songs of farewell for mixed voices: no.6 Lord, let me know mine end
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

4:16 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
3 Ecossaises for piano (Op.72'3)
Ingrid Fliter (piano)

4:18 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Hebrides - overture (Op.26)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Markus Lehtinen (conductor)

4:31 AM
Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)
Waverley Overture (Op.1)
The Radio Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard (conductor)

4:42 AM
Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon (1562-1621)
Regina Coeli
Netherlands Chamber Choir, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

4:48 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Variations on a theme by Haydn (Op.56a)
Sinfonia Varsovia, Tomasz Bugaj (conductor)

5:07 AM
Wieniawski, Henryk (1835-1880)
Polonaise in A major for violin & piano (Op.21)
Piotr Plawner (violin), Andrzej Guz (piano)

5:17 AM
Kuhlau, Frederik (1786-1832)
Trylleharpen overture
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Roman Zeilinger (conductor)

5:28 AM
Buxtehude, Dietrich (1637-1707)
Ciaccona in E minor (BuxWV160)
Jacques van Oortmerssen playing the 1734 Christian Müller organ of the Oude Walenkerk, Amsterdam

5:34 AM
Doppler, Cornelius (1870-1939)
Ciaccona Gotica (1920)
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kees Bakels (conductor)

5:51 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
3 Piano pieces
Niklas Sivelöv (piano)

5:57 AM
Gershwin, George [1898-1937], arr. Lundin, Bengt-Ake [b.1963]
Selection from Porgy & Bess
Annika Skoglund (soprano), New Stenhammar String Quartet , Staffan Sjöholm (double bass)

6:09 AM
Jenkins, John (1592-1678)
The Siege of Newark
Concordia, Mark Levy (conductor)

6:15 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
Psalm 150 (sung in Hungarian)
Magnificat Choir, Valéria Szebellédi (director)

6:18 AM
Bardos, Lajos (1899-1986)
Ave Maria
Magnificat Choir, Valéria Szebellédi (director)

6:20 AM
Jeanjean, Paul (1874 - 1928)
Prelude and Scherzo for bassoon and piano
Bálint Mohai (bassoon) , Monika Michel (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Donna del lago; Melodramma in 2 Acts; Act I

    Librettist: Andrea Leone Tottola. Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Singer: Juan Diego Flórez. Singer: Daniela Barcellona. Singer: Simon Orfila. Singer: Colin Lee. Singer: Justina Gringyte. Singer: Robin Leggate. Singer: Christopher Lackner. Singer: Pablo Bemsch. Choir: Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Michele Mariotti.
  • Leopold Koželuh

    A Grand Scotch Sonata in D

    Performer: Jana Semerádová. Performer: Hana Flekova. Performer: Monika Knoblochová.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Five Scottish and Irish songs

    Performer: Linda Lee Thomas. Performer: Gwen Thompson. Performer: Eugene Osadchy. Singer: Stephen Powell. Singer: Lorraine Reinhardt. Choir: Vancouver Chamber Choir. Conductor: Jon Washburn.
    • CACBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Kirchen-Sonate in B flat, K212

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble. Conductor: Patrick Russill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in B flat major (Wq.182 No.2)

    Ensemble: Camerata Bern.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasiestücke for clarinet [violin or cello] and piano, Op 73

    Performer: Claudio Bohórquez. Performer: Marcus Groh.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    'The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba' (from 'Solomon', HWV.67)

    Ensemble: Ars Barocca.
  • Hubert Parry

    Songs of farewell for mixed voices: no.6 Lord, let me know mine end [chorus a 8]

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • GBBBC.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Ecossaises for piano (Op.72`3)

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hebrides - overture (Op.26)

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Markus Lehtinen.
    • NONRK.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Waverley - overture Op 1

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd.
    • SKSR.
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

    Regina Coeli

    Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • NLNLPB.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Variations on a theme of Haydn Op.56a 'St Antoni Chorale'

    Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia. Conductor: Tomasz Bugaj.
    • PLPR.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise in A major for violin & piano, Op 21

    Performer: Piotr Plawner. Performer: Andrzej Guz.
    • PLPR.
  • Friedrich Kuhlau

    Trylleharpen (The Magic Harp), Op 27

    Orchestra: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Roman Zeilinger.
    • DKDR.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Ciacona in E minor (BuxWV160)

    Performer: Jacques van Oortmerssen.
    • NLNPB.
  • Cornelis Dopper

    Ciaconna Gotica (1920)

    Orchestra: Radio Symfonie Orkest. Conductor: Kees Bakels.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    3 Pieces for piano

    Performer: Niklas Sivelöv.
    • SESR.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Impromptu (for harp), Op. 86

    Performer: Elena Zaniboni.
    • Harp Pearls.
    • Frequenz.
    • 7.
  • George Gershwin

    Selection from Porgy & Bess

    Performer: Staffan Sjöholm. Author: DuBose Heyward. Singer: Annika Skoglund. Ensemble: New Stenhammar String Quartet. Music Arranger: Bengt-Åke Lundin. Author: Ira Gershwin.
  • John Jenkins

    The Siege of Newark (Pavan and Galliard)

    Ensemble: Concordia. Conductor: Mark Levy.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Psalm 150

    Choir: Magnificat Choir. Director: Valeria Szebelledi.
    • HUMR.
  • Bárdos Lajos

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Magnificat Choir. Director: Valeria Szebelledi.
    • HUMR.
  • Paul Jeanjean

    Prelude and Scherzo for bassoon and piano

    Performer: Balint Mohai. Performer: Monika Michel.
    • SKRTVS.

Broadcast