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Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande

Jonathan Swain's selection includes John Eliot Gardiner conducting Debussy's opera Pelleas et Melisande at the 2012 Proms.

Jonathan Swain introduces Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducting Debussy's opera Pelléas et Mélisande at the BBC Proms 2012.

12:32 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Pelléas et Mélisande (Acts I, II & III)
Phillip Addis (baritone: Pelléas); Karen Vourc'h (soprano: Mélisande); Laurent Naouri (bass-baritone: Golaud); Sir John Tomlinson (bass: Arkel); Elodie Méchain (alto: Geneviève) ; Dima Bawab (soprano: Yniold); Monteverdi Choir (sailors); Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique; Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

3:14 AM
Chaminade, Cécile (1857-1944)
Automne (Op.35 No.2)
Valerie Tryon (piano)

3:21 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Gaspard de la nuit for piano
Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

3:47 AM
Méhul, Etienne-Nicolas (1763-1817)
Sonata in D (Op.1 No.1)
Arthur Schoondewoerd (fortepiano)

3:56 AM
Anon (arr. Goff Richards)
Bailèro
Phoenix Chamber Choir, Ramona Luengen (conductor)

4:00 AM
Haydn, (Franz) Joseph 1732-1809)
Divertimento in E flat major (H.2.21) for 2 horns, 2 violins, viola and bass (Eine Abendmusik)
St Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Donatas Katkus (conductor)

4:16 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Rondo concertante for violin and orchestra (K.269) in B flat major
Benjamin Schmid (violin), Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Adam Fischer (conductor)

4:23 AM
Corelli, Arcangelo (1653-1713)
Sonate da Chiesa in F major (Op.1 No.1)
London Baroque

4:31 AM
Brade, William (1560-1630)
Turkische Intrada
Hesperion XX

4:34 AM
Glinka, Mihail Ivanovic (1804-1857)
Nocturno for harp
Branka Janjanin-Magdalenic (harp)

4:40 AM
Musorgsky, Modest (1839-1881), orch. Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)
Prelude and Dance of the Persian Slaves from Khovanschina
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Ivan Marinov (conductor)

4:54 AM
Caldara, Antonio (c.1671-1736)
Stabat mater
Capella Nova Graz, Otto Kargl (director)

4:59 AM
Agay, Denes (1911-2007)
5 Easy Dances for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon & horn
Tae-Won Kim (flute), Hyong-Sup Kim (oboe), Hyon-Kon Kim (clarinet), Sang-Won Yoon (bassoon), Kawng-Ku Lee (horn)

5:07 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Phantasy for string quintet in F minor
Vanbrugh String Quartet with Lawrence Power (viola)

5:19 AM
Suppé, Franz von (1819-1895)
Overture from Die Leichte Kavallerie (Light cavalry) - operetta
Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Marko Munih (conductor)

5:27 AM
Visée, Robert de (c.1655-c.1723/3)
La grotte de Versailles de Mr J.B. Lully (1685)
Yasunori Imamura (theorbe)

5:31 AM
Lalo, Edouard (1823-1892)
Symphonie Espagnole
Vadim Repin (violin), Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrücken, Michael Stern (conductor)

6:04 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Suite for keyboard in G minor - 1733 no.6 (HWV.439) (vers. revised)
Jautrite Putnina (piano)

6:20 AM
Svendsen, Johann (1840-1911)
Festival Polonaise - for orchestra (Op.12)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Philippe Jordan (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Pelleas et Melisande (Acts I, II & III)

    Singer: John Tomlinson. Singer: Phillip Addis. Singer: Elodie Mechain. Singer: Dima Bawab. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Author: Maurice Maeterlinck. Singer: Laurent Naouri. Singer: Karen Vourc'h.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pelleas et Melisande (Acts IV & V)

    Singer: Nahuel Di Pierro. Singer: John Tomlinson. Singer: Phillip Addis. Singer: Dima Bawab. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Author: Maurice Maeterlinck. Singer: Laurent Naouri. Singer: Karen Vourc'h.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Automne Op 35 No 2

    Performer: Valerie Tryon.
    • CACBC.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Gaspard de la nuit

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • GBBBC.
  • Étienne Méhul

    Piano Sonata in D major Op.1 No.10

    Performer: Arthur Schoonderwoerd.
  • Trad.

    Bailero (traditional shepherd's song from the Auvergne)

    Music Arranger: Goff Richards. Choir: Phoenix Chamber Choir. Conductor: Ramona Luengen.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Divertimento in E flat major, Hob.2.21

    Orchestra: St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Vilnius. Conductor: Donatas Katkus.
    • LTLR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo concertante in B flat major, K269

    Performer: Benjamin Schmid. Ensemble: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • DKDR.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata da chiesa in F major (Op.1 No.1)

    Ensemble: London Baroque.
  • William Brade

    Turkische Intrada

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Nocturno for harp

    Performer: Branka Janjanin-Magdalenic.
    • HRHRT.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Prelude and Dance of the Persian Slaves from Khovanschina

    Orchestrator: Dmitry Shostakovich. Orchestra: Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Ivan Marinov.
  • Antonio Caldara

    Stabat mater

    Ensemble: Capella Nova Graz. Director: Otto Kargl.
    • ATORF.
  • Denes Agay

    5 Easy Dances for flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, bassoon, horn

    Performer: Tae-Won Kim. Performer: Sang-Won Yoon. Performer: Kawng-Ku Lee. Performer: Hyon-Kon Kim. Performer: Hyong-Sup Kim.
    • KRKBS.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Phantasy for string quintet in F minor

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Ensemble: RTE Vanbrugh String Quartet.
    • GBBBC.
  • Franz von Suppé

    The Light Cavalry - overture

    Orchestra: RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marko Munih.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Robert de Visée

    La grotte de Versailles de Mr J.B. Lully (1685)

    Performer: Yasunori Imamura.
    • DEWDR.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Symphonie Espagnole

    Performer: Vadim Repin. Orchestra: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Stern.
    • DESR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite for keyboard in G minor - 1733 no 6 (HWV.439)

    Performer: Jautrite Putnina.
    • LVLR.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Festival Polonaise, Op 12

    Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Philippe Jordan.
    • NONRK.

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