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James Jolly continues the programme's current cycle of folksongs with music by Luciano Berio, and celebrates St Valentine's Day with music by Mozart, Glinka and Handel. His featured artist is Renée Fleming (on her birthday) and he also celebrates the birthday of Finnish soprano Soile Isokoski.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 14 Feb 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • ASMF/Marriner: Works by Walton, Villa-Lobos, Barber, Delius, ETC.
    • Philips.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Die tote Stadt - Gluck, das mir verblieb

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Jeffrey Tate.
    • Renee Fleming: The Beautiful Voice.
    • Decca.
  • Edgar Bainton

    And I saw a new heaven

    Performer: Robert Quinney. Orchestra: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • A New Heaven.
    • Universal.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Portrait of Madama Butterfly

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Aria: Opera Without Words.
    • Decca.
  • Luciano Berio

    Folk Songs

    Singer: Cathy Berberian. Ensemble: Juilliard Ensemble. Conductor: Luciano Berio.
    • Cathy Berberian: Recital I for Cathy, Folk Songs etc..
    • RCA.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni - 'La ci darem, la mano'

    Singer: Graziella Sciutti. Singer: Eberhard Wächter. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini.
    • Mozart: Don Giovanni (Highlights).
    • EMI.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Waltz Fantasy in B minor

    Performer: Cyprien Katsaris. Performer: Alexander Ghindin.
    • Russian Piano Music for Four Hands: Glinka & Tchaikovsky.
    • PIANO 21.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ottone, re di germania HWV15 - A' teneri affetti

    Singer: Sandrine Piau. Singer: Sara Mingardo. Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Handel: Arias & Duos.
    • NAIVE.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Duo No 2 for Violin and viola, H331

    Performer: Jan Talich. Performer: Alexander Vesa.
    • Martinu: Chamber Music with Viola.
    • Supraphon.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Solomon, HWV62 - Thou fair inhabitant...welcome as the dawn of day

    Singer: Karina Gauvin. Singer: Marie‐Nicole Lemieux. Ensemble: Il Complesso Barocco. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • Handel: Streams of Pleasure.
    • Naive.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Variations on 'La ci-darem, la mano' from Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Performer: Eldar Nebolsin. Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
    • Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2.
    • Naxos.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    L'amico Fritz - Tutto tace (Cherry Duet)

    Singer: Mirella Freni. Singer: Luciano Pavarotti. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni.
    • The Best Opera Album In The World Ever.
    • EMI.
  • Georgs Pelēcis

    All in the past

    Performer: Martin Fröst. Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Roots.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Franz Schubert

    Fantasy in F minor, D940

    Performer: David Fray. Performer: Jacques Rouvier.
    • David Fray: Schubert Fantasie.
    • ERATO.
  • P.J. Hannikainen


    Singer: Soile Isokoski.
  • Yrjö Kilpinen

    Psalm 103

    Singer: Soile Isokoski. Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • Finnish Sacred Songs.
    • ONDINE.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cinderella Suite

    Orchestra: Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski.
    • Debussy: Children's Corner / Prokofiev: Cinderella Suite etc..
    • EVEREST.
  • Eric Zeisl

    Komm susser Tod

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • Berg: Lyric Suite; Wellesz: Sonnets by Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, Op. 52.
    • Decca.


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