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Cage, Stravinsky and Schnittke at the 2015 Reykjavik Midsummer Music Festival

As part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season, Catriona Young presents a concert of chamber music by Cage, Stravinsky and Schnittke from the Northern Lights Hall in Reykjavik.

As part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season, Catriona Young presents a concert of chamber music by Cage, Stravinsky and Schnittke from the Northern Lights Hall at Harpa Concert House in Reykjavik, as well as a performance of Sibelius's third symphony from the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and conductor Osmo Vänskä.

1:01 AM
Cage, John [1912-1992]
Cheap Imitation
Sigrún Edvaldsdóttir (violin)

1:08 AM
Stravinsky, Igor [1882-1971], arr. Dushkin, Samuel [1891-1976]
Suite Italienne, arr. from Pulcinella
Sayaka Shoji (violin), Vikingur Ólafsson (piano)

1:26 AM
Stravinsky, Igor [1882-1971], arr. Dushkin, Samuel [1891-1976]
Double Canon (Raoul Dufy in Memoriam)
Sigrún Edvaldsdóttir (violin), Anne-Liise Bezrodny (viola), Pauline Sachse (viola), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello),

1:28 AM
Schnittke, Alfred [1934-1998]
Canon in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky
Sigrún Edvaldsdóttir (violin), Anne-Liise Bezrodny (viola), Pauline Sachse (viola), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello),

1:35 AM
Schnittke, Alfred [1934-1998]
Suite in the Old Style
Sigrún Edvaldsdóttir (violin), Marianna Shirinyan (piano),

1:50 AM
Sibelius, Jean [1865-1957]
Symphony no. 3 in C major, Op.52
Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

2:20 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Sonata for piano in E major, Op.6
Sveinung Bjelland (piano)

2:45 AM
Madetoja, Leevi (1887-1947)
Kullervo - symphonic poem (Op.15) (1913)
The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leif Segerstam (conductor)

3:01 AM
Stenhammar, Wilhelm (1871-1927)
Quartet for strings no.4 (Op.25) in A minor
Oslo String Quartet: Geir Inge Lotsberg and Per Kristian Skalstad (violins), Are Sandbakken (viola), Øystein Sonstad (cello)

3:38 AM
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da (c.1525-1594)
Missa in duplicibus minoribus II for 5 voices
Maîtrise de Garçons de Colmar, Ensemble Giles Binchois, Ensemble Cantus Figuratus der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Dominique Vellard (director)

4:12 AM
Riisager, Knudåge (1897-1974)
Little Overture
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

4:18 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Nocturne No.4 in E flat major (Op.36)
Stéphane Lemelin (piano)

4:25 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Suite Champetre (Op.98b) (1. Pièce characteristique; 2. Mélodie élégiaque; 3. Danse)
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Hannu Koivula (Conductor)

4:32 AM
Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]
Adagio and allegro in A flat major (Op.70)
Lise Berthaud (viola), Adam Laloum (piano)

4:41 AM
Albeniz, Isaac [1860-1909]
El Corpus en Sevilla from 'Iberia' (Book 1)
Plamena Mangova (piano)

4:50 AM
Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782)
Quintet in F major for flute, oboe, violin, viola and continuo (Op.11 No.3)
Les Adieux

5:01 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Harpsichord Concerto No.5 in F minor (BWV.1056)
Lembit Orgse (harpsichord), Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Paul Mägi (conductor)

5:11 AM
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
Pater noster for chorus
Radio France Chorus (Choir), Donald Palumbo (Conductor)

5:19 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791), arranged Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Sonata for piano in C major (K.545) (arr. Grieg for two pianos)
Julie Adam and Daniel Herscovitch (pianos)

5:29 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Duo for viola and cello in E flat major, WoO.32
Milan Telecky (viola), Juraj Alexander (cello)

5:39 AM
Kuula, Toivo (1883-1918)
South Ostrobothnian Dances 1-5 (Op.17) (1909)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kari Tikka (conductor)

5:47 AM
Platti, Giovanni Benedetto (1697-1763)
Trio in C minor for oboe, bassoon and continuo
Ensemble Zefiro

5:57 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732 - 1809)
Symphony No.59 in A major "Fire"
Budapest Strings, Botvay Károly (conductor)

6:16 AM
Pejacevic, Dora (1885-1923)
Life of Flowers (Op.19)
Ida Gamulin (piano)

6:37 AM
Norman, Ludvig (1831-1885)
Quartet for strings in E major (Op.20)
Berwald Quartet.

6 hours

Music Played

  • John Cage

    Cheap Imitation

    Performer: Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Suite Italienne, arr. from Pulcinella

    Performer: Sayaka Shoji. Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson. Music Arranger: Samuel Dushkin.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Double Canon (Raoul Dufy in Memoriam)

    Performer: Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir. Performer: Anna-Liisa Bezrodny. Performer: Pauline Sachse. Performer: Jan-Erik Gustafsson.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Canon in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky

    Performer: Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir. Performer: Anna-Liisa Bezrodny. Performer: Pauline Sachse. Performer: Jan-Erik Gustafsson.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Suite in the Old Style

    Performer: Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir. Performer: Marianna Shirinyan.
    • ISRUV.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 3 in C major Op.52

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Sonata in E major, Op 6

    Performer: Sveinung Bjelland.
    • NONRK.
  • Leevi Madetoja

    Kullervo, Op 15 (1913)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • FIYLE.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Quartet for strings no.4 (Op.25) in A minor

    Ensemble: Oslo Quartet.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Missa in duplicibus minoribus II

    Ensemble: Maîtrise de Garçons de Colmar. Ensemble: Ensemble Gilles Binchois. Ensemble: Ensemble Cantus Figuratus der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Director: Dominique Vellard.
    • DEWDR.
  • Knudåge Riisager

    Little Overture

    Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Nocturne No 4 in E flat major, Op 36

    Performer: Stéphane Lemelin.
    • CACBC.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Suite Champetre Op 98b

    Ensemble: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Hannu Koivula.
    • DKDR.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and allegro in A flat major, Op 70

    Performer: Lise Berthaud. Performer: Adam Laloum.
    • GBBBC.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    El Corpus en Sevilla from 'Iberia' (Book 1)

    Performer: Plamena Mangova.
    • BERTBF.
  • Johann Christian Bach

    Quintet in F major for flute, oboe, violin, viola and continuo (Op.11 No.3)

    Performer: Wilbert Hazelzet. Ensemble: Les Adieux.
    • DEWDR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Harpsichord Concerto no 5 in F minor, BWV.1056

    Performer: Lembit Orgse. Orchestra: Eesti Raadio kammerorkester. Conductor: Paul Mägi.
    • EEER.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Pater noster for chorus

    Author: Dante. Choir: Chœur de Radio France. Conductor: Donald Palumbo.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata for piano in C major, K545 (arr. Grieg)

    Performer: Julie Adam. Performer: Daniel Herscovitch. Music Arranger: Edvard Grieg.
    • AUABC.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Duet for viola and cello in E flat major, WoO.32

    Performer: Milan Telecký. Performer: Juraj Alexander.
    • SKSR.
  • Toivo Kuula

    South Ostrobothnian Dances, Op.17 (excerpts)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kari Tikka.
    • FIYLE.
  • Giovanni Benedetto Platti

    Trio in C minor for oboe, bassoon and continuo

    Ensemble: Ensemble Zefiro.
    • DEWDR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no 59 in A major "Fire"

    Orchestra: Budapesti Vonósok. Conductor: Károly Botvay.
    • HUMR.
  • Dora Pejačević

    Life of Flowers, Op 19

    Performer: Ida Gamulin.
    • HRHRT.
  • Ludvig Norman

    Quartet for Strings (Op.20) in E major (1855)

    Ensemble: Berwaldkvartetten.
    • SESR.

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