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Choir of Royal Holloway, Michael Nyman, Giovanni Nesi

Suzy Klein presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news, with live performances from the Choir of Royal Holloway and pianist Giovanni Nesi, an interview with Michael Nyman and Hilary Summers, plus a special feature 'Tales from the North' as part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Psalm of Invocation from Vigilia

    Ensemble: Choir of Royal Holloway. Conductor: Rupert Gough.
  • Stephen Paulus

    Gabriel's Message

    Performer: Lucy Wakeford. Conductor: Rupert Gough.
  • Michael Nyman

    The garden is becoming a robe room (The Draughtsman's Contract)

    Ensemble: Michael Nyman Band.
    • The Essential Michael Nyman Band.
    • ARGO.
    • 3.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkainen’s Return from Four Legends from the Kalevala

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Berglund.
    • EMI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Winter from the Four Seasons

    Performer: Iosif Purits.
  • Stephen Paulus

    The Ship Carol

    Performer: Lucy Wakeford. Choir: Choir of Royal Holloway.
  • Ben Parry

    Jingle Bells

    Choir: Choir of Royal Holloway. Conductor: Rupert Gough.
  • Richard Wagner

    Leb' wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind! (Die Walküre)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Wagner: Arias: Bryn Terfel/Berliner Philharmoniker/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 008.
  • Michael Nyman

    The Engine Turns

    Performer: Michael Nyman Band.
    • War work: Eight Songs with film.
    • MN records.
    • 3.
  • Michael Nyman

    Song I: ‘Urtod’ from War Work: Eight Songs with Film

    Singer: Hilary Summers. Ensemble: Michael Nyman Band.
    • War work: Eight songs with film.
    • MN Records.
    • 5.
  • Trad.


    Music Arranger: Danish String Quartet. Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Wood Works.
    • Da Capo.
    • 11.
  • George Frideric Handel

    O Lord whose Mercies numberless from Saul

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Hyperion.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Concerto in D minor for two pianos (1st mvt)

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Performer: Hélène Mercier. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Erkki Melartin

    Butterfly Waltz (The Sleeping Beauty)

    Orchestra: Camerata Finlandia. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • NAXOS.
    • 012.
  • Zipoli

    Prelude from Suite no.2 in G minor

    Performer: Giovanni Nesi.
  • Domenico Zipoli

    Gavotte and Gigue from Suite no.3 in C Major

    Performer: Giovanni Nesi.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Preludes Op.28 no.4 & 8

    Performer: Giovanni Nesi.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Overture from La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.


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