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Brodsky Quartet, Willard White, Toby Thatcher, Rachel Lee Priday

Suzy Klein presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. There's live music from the Brodsky Quartet and Sir Willard White, and the American violinist Rachel Lee Priday with pianist Simon Lane. And Suzy also talks to the conductor Toby Thatcher of Ensemble Eroica.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Sì, mi chiamano Mimì from La Bohème

    Singer: Renata Tebaldi. Singer: Carlo Bergonzi. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Tullio Serafin.
    • Decca.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Ash Grove - The foggy foggy dew

    Performer: Willard White (bass-baritone). Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Blues from Violin Sonata

    Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
  • Anton Rubinstein

    Romance (Op.44`1) in E flat major arr. Harris for violin & orch [orig. pf]

    Performer: Isaac Stern. Music Arranger: Arthur Harris. Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Frank Brieff.
    • Humoresque, Favourite Violin Encores: Stern/Columbia Symphony Orch/Brieff/Katims.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Musetta's Waltz Song, from La Boheme

    Singer: Carol Neblett. Singer: Renata Scotto. Singer: Sherrill Milnes. Singer: Renato Capecchi. Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Levine.
    • EMI.
  • Al Hoffman

    Close to you

    Performer: Willard White (bass-baritone). Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
  • Geirr Tveitt

    The last farewell (A Hundred Hardanger Tunes)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset.
    • Naxos.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in F major, Op 74 No 2 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 3 in E flat major, Op 55, 'Eroica' (3rd mvt)

    Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9: Harnoncourt, Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Teldec.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Minuet, from Septet, Op 20

    Ensemble: European Chamber Players. Director: Zsolt‐Tihamér Visontay.
    • Gramola.
  • Peter Cornelius

    Extract from Duet Op. 16

    Performer: Lucy Crowe (soprano). Performer: William Berger (baritone).
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable) - finale

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    In quelle trine morbide, from Manon Lescaut

    Singer: Renata Tebaldi. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli.
    • Decca.
  • Aaron Copland


    Performer: Rachel Lee Priday (violin). Performer: Simon Lane (piano).


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