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Classical Voice Season: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

In a special live programme from the 2015 Cardiff Singer of the World competition, soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa introduces a selection of her favourite pieces of music.

The great soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa presents a special live edition of Saturday Classics featuring a selection of her favourite music including Rachmaninov, Mozart, Elgar, Handel and Morricone. Presented live from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama during the Cardiff Singer of the World competition. Part of Radio 3's Classical Voice season.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 20 Jun 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64 (3rd Mvt)

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orpheus’s Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff.
  • Bernstein

    3 Dance Episodes from “On the Town”

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto De Aranjuez (2nd mvt)

    Performer: John Williams. Orchestra: Philharmonia.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto (1st mvt)

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Goodbye for now

  • Ennio Morricone

    Gabriel’s Oboe (The Mission)

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Orchestra: Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G Minor

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in C “Alexander’s Feast”

    Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Cello Sonata in G Minor op.19 (Andante)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Stephen Hough.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto no.1 in D, K.412

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Losing My Mind (Follies)

    Performer: Dame Edna Everage. Performer: Barry Humphries.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    “Chi il Bel Sogno di Doretta” (La Rondine)

    Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.