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Cordelia Williams, Augusta Read Thomas, Ksenija Sidorova

Suzy Klein presents a selection of live music and guests including pianist Cordelia Williams, accordionist Ksenija Sidorova and composer Augusta Read Thomas.

Suzy Klein presents a selection of live music and guests including pianist Cordelia Williams, as she prepares to perform at Cheltenham Festival with poet Michael Symmons Roberts, as part of her 'Between Heaven and the Clouds: Messiaen 2015' project, setting Messiaen's Vingt Regards alongside words and images. One of America's leading composers Augusta Read Thomas discusses the upcoming world premiere of her new work 'Of Being Is a Bird', based on the poem by Emily Dickinson, being performed by Aurora Orchestra and soprano Claire Booth at Wigmore Hall in London. And star classical accordionist Ksenija Sidorova plays live in the studio, with violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky and pianist Aizhana Nurkenova, ahead of their project "Tango Stories" which will appear at the Lichfield and Cheltenham Festivals.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture in F (TWV44.7): overture

    Performer: Syrinx.
    • RESONUS.
    • RES10154.
  • Robert Schumann

    Davidsbundlertanze - 18 character-pieces Op.6 for piano

    Performer: Cordelia Williams.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    20 Regards sur l'enfant Jesus for piano

    Performer: Cordelia Williams.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Gadfly (Romance), arr. ? for violin & piano [orig.orch]

    Conductor: Kirill Karabits. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Bournemouth S O.
    • decca.
    • 4783529.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    20 Regards sur l'enfant Jesus for piano

    Performer: Cordelia Williams.
  • Augusta Read Thomas

    Two E.E. Cummings songs: sky candy sprouting violets

    Performer: Elm City Girls Choir.
    • Nimbus.
    • NI6262.
  • Augusta Read Thomas

    Words of the sea: 1st mvt ...words of the sea...

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Pierre Boulez.
    • NIMBUS.
    • NI6258.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dixit Dominus - Psalm 110 HWV.232

    Conductor: Owen Reese. Performer: Choir of The Queen's College, Oxford. Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: Guy Cutting. Performer: Sally Bruce-Payne. Performer: Brook Street Band.
    • AVIE.
    • AV2274.
  • William Walton

    'Spitfire' prelude and fugue for orchestra - concert version [from 'The First of the Few' film music]

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN8870.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Cafetin de Buenos Aires

    Performer: Aizhana Nurkenova. Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky. Performer: Ksenija Sidorova.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Romance del diablo - tango

    Performer: Aizhana Nurkenova. Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky. Performer: Ksenija Sidorova.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    O mors quam amara for 6 voices vers. [1564b]

    Performer: Cinquecento.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA68064.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Yo soy María

    Performer: Aizhana Nurkenova. Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky. Performer: Ksenija Sidorova.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    6 Morceaux Op.19 for piano

    Conductor: Okko Kamu. Performer: Jamie Walton. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • SIGCD407.
  • Ernest Mahle

    Lavadeira

    Conductor: Geoffrey Webber. Performer: Gonville and Caius Coll. Cambridge Choir.
    • Delphian.
    • DCD34147.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Sonata X a 5 in G minor

    Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Performer: Tafelmusik.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • SK53365.

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