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Shobana Jeyasingh

Choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh presents her choice of music, including works which have influenced and inspired many of her dance compositions.

As part of BBC Dance season, pioneering choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh presents her choice of music, including works which have influenced and inspired many of her dance compositions. Born in India and with roots in Sri Lanka and Malaysia, Shobana founded her dance company in London in 1988. Her acclaimed works are often created for outdoor and unusual settings and she regularly collaborates with contemporary composers including Kevin Volans and Michael Nyman.

(Photo: Shobana Jeyasingh / credit: Chris Nash)

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Sat 30 Jul 2016 13:00

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet - ballet Op.64

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Deutch Grammophon.
    • 4534392.
  • Henry Purcell

    King Arthur, or The British worthy Z.628

    Performer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 4782262.
  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene for chorus

    Conductor: Martin Neary. Performer: Choir of Westminster Abbey.
    • Sony Classical.
    • SK66613.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and fugue in D minor BWV.565 for organ

    Performer: Marie‐Claire Alain.
    • ERATO.
    • ECD 88004.
  • Josef Lanner

    Malapou-Galopp Op.148a

    Performer: The Boskovsky Ensemble.
    • Vanguard VSL.
    • 11058.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda for 3 voices and instruments

    Performer: Emmanuelle Haïm. Performer: Patrizia Ciofi. Performer: Rolando Villazón. Performer: Topi Lehtipuu.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • .-3633502.
  • John Adams

    City noir for orchestra

    Conductor: David Robertson. Performer: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 7559795644.
  • Louis Couperin

    Chaconne in D minor B`D.55 for harpsichord ["Pieces de clavecin" ed. Brunold rev. Dart]

    Performer: Gustav Leonhardt.
    • Philips.
    • 4209392.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Performer: Denis Matsuev. Performer: Mariinsky Orchestra.
    • Mariinsky.
    • MAR0548.
  • Michael Nyman

    Quartet no. 2 for strings

    Performer: Balanescu String Quartet.
    • Argo.
    • 4330932.
  • John Bull

    Walsingham MB.19.85 for keyboard

    Performer: Kenneth Weiss.
    • Satirino.
    • SR111.

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