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Proms 2014: Greek Legends

Jonathan Swain's selection includes a concert of Baroque music reflecting Greek legends given by Armonia Atenea at the 2014 Proms. Including Handel, Gluck, Lully and Hasse.

Jonathan Swain presents a concert of baroque music reflecting Greek legends from the 2014 BBC Proms, including Handel, Gluck, Lully and Hasse, performed by Armonia Atenea.

12:31 AM
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
Sinfonia from Act 1, Artemisia
Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

12:37 AM
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
Mi lagnero tacendo, from Siroe, re di Persia
Myrsini Margariti (soprano), Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

12:45 AM
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Overture from Alessandro
Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

12:51 AM
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
Non so frenare il pianto, from Antigono
Irini Karaianni (mezzo-soprano), Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

1:00 AM
Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)
Suite from Phaeton
Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

1:13 AM
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
O placido il mare, from Siroe, re di Persia
Myrsini Margariti (soprano), Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

1:19 AM
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
Dance of the blessed spirits; Dance of the furies, from Orfeo ed Euridice
Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

1:29 AM
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
Ma fille, Jupiter (Clytemnestra), from Iphigénie en Aulide
Irini Karaianni (mezzo-soprano), Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

1:34 AM
Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816)
E mi lasci così?...Ne' giorni tuoi felici (recit and duet), from L'Olimpiade
Myrsini Margariti (soprano), Irini Karaianni (mezzo-soprano), Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

1:41 AM
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
Sinfonia from Act 1, Siroe, re di Persia
Armonia Atenea, George Petrou (conductor)

1:44 AM
Gesualdo, Carlo (c.1560-1613)
Tenebrae responses for Good Friday for 6 voices
BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)

2:31 AM
Prokofiev, Sergei [1891-1953]
Symphony No.3 in C minor (Op.44)
Orchestre National de France, Pinchas Steinberg (conductor)

3:06 AM
Bruch, Max Christian Friedrich (1838-1920)
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor (Op.26)
Roland Orlik (violin), Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Marek Pijarowski (conductor)

3:32 AM
Scarlatti, Domenico (1685-1757)
Sonata in C major (K.420)
Ilze Graubina (piano)

3:38 AM
Mudarra, Alonso (c.1510-1580)
Claros y frescos rios
Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Hespèrion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

3:43 AM
Raitio, Vaino [1891-1945]
Serenade for orchestra
Radion Sinfoniaorkesteri, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

3:48 AM
Doppler, Franz (1821-1883)
Fantasie pastoral hongroise (Op.26)
Ian Mullin (flute), Richard Shaw (piano)

3:59 AM
Pachelbel, Johann (1653-1706) [text: Psalm 46]
Gott ist unser Zuversicht - motet for double chorus & bc
Cantus Cölln, Konrad Junghänel (director)

4:03 AM
Corelli, Arcangelo [1653-1713]
"Giacona" from Trio Sonata No.12
Stockholm Antiqua

4:06 AM
Muffat, Georg [1653-1704]
Passacaglia from Sonata No.5
Stockholm Antiqua

4:16 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Impromptu No.4 in A flat major, from Impromptus for piano (D.899)
Sook-Hyun Cho (piano)

4:22 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Polonaise de concert in A major (1867)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Zygmunt Rychert (conductor)

4:31 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809) or possibly Pleyel, Ignace (1757-1831) arr. Harold Perry
Divertimento in B flat Major (H.2.46) arr. for wind quintet
Galliard Ensemble

4:40 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Introduction in C minor and Rondo in E flat major, (Op.16)
Dina Yoffe & Daniel Vaiman (pianos)

4:52 AM
Stenhammar, Wilhelm (1871-1927)
Ithaka (Op.21)
Peter Mattei (baritone), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck (conductor)

5:02 AM
Kreisler, Fritz (1875-1962)
La Gitana (after an 18th century Arabo-Spanish Gypsy song) for violin and piano
Tobias Ringborg (violin), Anders Kilström (piano)

5:05 AM
Kreisler, Fritz (1875-1962)
Liebesfreud for violin and piano
Tobias Ringborg (violin), Anders Kilström (piano)

5:09 AM
Crusell, Bernhard Henrik (1775-1838)
Clarinet Concerto No.1 in E flat
Kullervo Kojo (clarinet), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ulf Söderblom (conductor)

5:32 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Trio Sonata in C minor (Op. 2 no.1)
Bolette Roed (recorder), Arte dei Suonatori (ensemble)

5:45 AM
Janequin, Clément (c.1485-1558)
Escoutez tous gentilz (La bataille de Marignon/La guerre) - from Chansons de maistre Clément Janequin, Paris c.1528
The King's Singers

5:53 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Violin Sonata No.1 in D major (Op.12 No.1)
Mats Zetterqvist (violin), Mats Widlund (piano)

6:12 AM
Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]
Daphnis and Chloe - Suite No.2
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Sinfonia from Act 1, Artemisia

    Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Mi lagnero tacendo, from Siroe, re di Persia

    Singer: Myrsini Margariti. Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture from Alessandro

    Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Non so frenare il pianto, from Antigono

    Singer: Irini Karaianni. Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Suite from Phaeton

    Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    O placido il mare, from Siroe, re di Persia

    Singer: Myrsini Margariti. Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Excerpts from Orfeo ed Euridice and Iphigenie en Aulide

    Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou. Singer: Irini Karaianni.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    E mi lasci così? ... Ne' giorni tuoi felici (recit and duet), from L'Olimpiade

    Singer: Myrsini Margariti. Singer: Irini Karaianni. Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Sinfonia from Act 1, Siroe, re di Persia

    Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Tenebrae responses for Good Friday for 6 voices

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bo Holten.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No.3 in C minor (Op.44)

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Pinchas Steinberg.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor (Op.26)

    Performer: Roland Orlik. Orchestra: Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice. Conductor: Marek Pijarowski.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major (K.420)

    Performer: Ilze Graubiņa.
  • Alonso Mudarra

    Claros y frescos rios

    Singer: Montserrat Figueras. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
  • Väinö Raitio

    Serenade for orchestra

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
  • Franz Doppler

    Fantaisie pastorale hongroise (Op.26) (version for flute & piano)

    Performer: Ian Mullin. Performer: Richard Shaw.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Gott ist unser Zuversicht - motet for double chorus & bc

    Performer: Christoph Anselm Noll. Author: Bible. Ensemble: Cantus Cölln. Singer: Johanna Koslowsky. Singer: María Cristina Kiehr. Singer: Graham Pushee. Singer: Kai Wessel. Singer: Gerd Türk. Singer: Wilfred Jochens. Singer: Stephan Schreckenberger. Singer: Raimund Nolte. Director: Konrad Junghänel.
  • Georg Muffat

    Trio Sonata No 12 'Ciacona (Corelli) & Passacaglia from Sonata No 5 (Muffat)

    Composer: Arcangelo Corelli. Ensemble: Stockholm Antiqua.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu no 4 in A flat major - from 4 Impromptus (D.899) for piano

    Performer: Sook-Hyun Cho.
    • KRKBS.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    Polonaise de concert in A major (1867)

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Zygmunt Rychert.
    • PLPR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Divertimento 'Feldpartita' in B flat major Hob.2.46

    Music Arranger: Harold Perry. Ensemble: Galliard Ensemble.
    • GBBBC.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Introduction in C minor and Rondo in E flat major, (Op.16)

    Performer: Dina Joffe. Performer: Daniel Vaiman.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Ithaka, Op 21

    Singer: Peter Mattei. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Manfred Honeck.
    • SESR.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    La Gitana (after an 18th century Arabo-Spanish Gypsy song) for violin and piano

    Performer: Tobias Ringborg. Performer: Anders Kilström.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesfreud for violin and piano

    Performer: Tobias Ringborg. Performer: Anders Kilström.
    • SESR.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Clarinet Concerto no 1 in E flat major, Op 1

    Performer: Kullervo Kojo. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ulf Söderblom.
    • FIYLE.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Trio Sonata in C minor (Op. 2 no. 1)

    Performer: Bolette Roed. Ensemble: Arte dei Suonatori.
    • DKDR.
  • Clément Janequin

    Escoutez tous gentilz (La bataille de Marignon/La guerre)

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 (Op.12 No.1) in D major

    Performer: Mats Zetterqvist. Performer: Mats Widlund.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis & Chloé, Suite No 2

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • NLNPB.

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