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Danielle de Niese

Soprano Danielle de Niese, who features at the 2015 Last Night of the Proms, introduces classical music she loves, including Mozart, Handel, Massenet and Stravinsky.

Danielle de Niese, soprano star of tonight's Last Night of the Proms presents a highly revealing selection of the classical music she loves. Danielle's chosen composers include Mozart, Handel, Massenet, Stravinsky and performances by Kiri Te Kanawa, Murray Perahia, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Barbra Streisand and others.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 12 Sep 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    Holberg Suite: Praeludium

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • ARGO : 417-132-2.
    • ARGO.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Largo for oboe and orchestra

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Orchestra: Warsaw Sinfonia.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 00289-476 5681.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto No. 23 In A Major K.488: 2nd mvt

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • SONY : 88697720212.
    • SONY.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    An Die Musik D.547

    Performer: Edwin Fischer. Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.
    • EMI : CDH-7 64026 2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Morike Lieder: Verborgenheit

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
    • MUSIC AND ARTS : CD-870.
    • MUSIC AND ARTS.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mi Tradi quell’alma ingrate (Don Giovanni)

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: Paris Opera Theatre Orchestra. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • CBS Masterworks ?: M3K 35192.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 1.
  • B Streisand; P Williams

    Evergreen

    Performer: Barbra Streisand. Music Arranger: Peter Spence.
    • THE ESSENTIAL BARBARA STREISAND.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 18.
  • Jules Massenet

    Manon: Quelqu'un! ... J'ai Marque l'heure du depart and Nous Vivrons a Paris

    Singer: Beverly Sills. Singer: Nicolai Gedda. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Julius Rudel.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 474 950-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 9.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rake's Progress: Could it then have been known

    Singer: Deborah York. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Singer: Ian Bostridge. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 459-648 2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 33.
  • William Walton

    Set Me As A Seal Upon Thine Heart

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • UNIVERSAL : 179-5732.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 15.
  • John Rutter

    What Sweeter Music

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM : sigcd-182.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 3.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    L'Elisir D'Amore: Caro Elisir! Sei Mio!

    Singer: Luigi Alva. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Carlo Felice Cillario.
    • GLYNDEBOURNE LIVE: GFOCD00562.
    • GLYNDEBOURNE LIVE.
    • 16.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le Nozze Di Figaro: Terzetto: Susanna or via sortite

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Riccardo Muti. Singer: Kathleen Battle. Singer: Margaret Price.
    • EMI : CDC-747979.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor, Op.18

    Performer: Lang Lang. Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477-5499.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Rinaldo: Lascia ch’io Pianga

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Director: William Christie. Singer: Danielle de Niese.
    • DECCA : 475-874 6.
    • DECCA.
    • 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    (Chopin) 6 Polish songs (S.480) transc. for piano, no.5; Meine Freuden

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Decca.

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