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Diana Rigg

Diana Rigg introduces a selection of music from around the world inspired by her career as an actress.

Dame Diana Rigg introduces a selection of music from around the globe inspired by her career as an actress. She recalls some of the key events in her acting life with examples from the music that has often accompanied it. Her selection includes music by Wolf-Ferrari, Smetana, Faure, John Barry, Mozart, AR Ramen, Copland, Sondheim, Barber, Vaughan-Williams, Karl Jenkins and Irving Berlin.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 16 May 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    Jewels of the Madonna Act 3 Intermezzo

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DG.
  • John Vernon

    When That I Was And A Little Tiny Boy

    Singer: John Potter.
    • SAYDISC.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Ma Vlast - Vltava

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Rafael Kubelík.
    • Supraphon.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem - In Paradisum

    Conductor: Nigel Short. Ensemble: LSO Chamber Ensemble.
    • LSO.
  • John Barry

    We have all the Time in the World

    Performer: Louis Armstrong.
    • JUKE BOX.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for Flute and Harp K299 - 1st movement

    Performer: Marisa Robles. Performer: James Galway.
    • RCA.
  • AR Rahman

    Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire

    Singer: Sukhwinder Singh.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian Spring

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • DG.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Getting Married Today from Company

    Performer: Sophie Thompson. Ensemble: Members of the Cast.
  • Samuel Barber

    Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance Opus 23a

    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin. Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Manos Hadjidakis

    Never on a Sunday

    • Ryko.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on Greensleeves

    Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
  • Karl Jenkins

    The Armed Man

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Director: Karl Jenkins.
  • Irving Berlin

    No Business Like Show Business

    Performer: Ethel Merman.