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Proms 2013: Lully, Rameau, Delibes and Stravinsky from Les Siecles

John Shea's selection includes Les Siecles performing music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes.

Riot and revolution in dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes with Les Siècles. With John Shea.

12:31 AM
Lully, Jean-Baptiste [1632-1687]
Le Bourgeois gentilhomme - suite
Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

12:42 AM
Rameau, Jean-Philippe [1683-1764]
Les Indes galantes - suite of orchestral numbers
Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

1:01 AM
Delibes, Leo [1836-1891]
Coppélia - ballet - excerpts
Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

1:10 AM
Massenet, Jules [1842-1912]
Le Cid - ballet suite
Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

1:25 AM
Stravinksy, Igor [1882-1971]
The Rite of Spring
Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth (conductor) [recreation of the score as heard at 1913 premiere - UK premiere of this version]

2:00 AM
Chausson, Ernest (1855-1899)
Pavane & Forlane - from 'Quelques Danses' (Op.26) (1896)
Bengt Åke-Lundin (piano)

2:10 AM
Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)
Suite - Le Roi Danse
Ars Barocca

2:31 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770 -1827]
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1 (Op.15) in C major
Martha Argerich (piano), Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Bruggen (conductor)

3:05 AM
Stenhammar, Wilhelm (1871-1927)
String Quartet No.3 in F major (Op.18)
Yggdrasil String Quartet: Henrik Peterson & Per Öman (violins); Robert Westlund (viola); Per Nyström (cello)

3:38 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Concerto for 2 trumpets and orchestra in C major (RV.537)
Toni Grcar and Stanko Arnold (trumpets), Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Marko Munih (conductor)

3:45 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Fantasy on an Irish song 'The Last Rose of Summer' (Op.15)
Sylviane Deferne (piano)

3:54 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Four Notturni: Ecco quel fiero istante (K.436), Piu non si trovano (K.549); Se lontan, ben mio, tu se (K.438); Due pupille amabili (K.439)
Vancouver Chamber Choir, Wesley Foster & Nicola Tipton (clarinets), William Jenkins (bass clarinet), Jon Washburn (director)

4:02 AM
Quantz, Johann Joachim (1697-1773)
Trio Sonata in E flat major
Atrium Musicium Chamber Ensemble: Darius Gedvilas & Vytenis Giknius (flutes), Tomas Bakucionis (harpsichord), Gintaras Lukosevicius (cello)

4:10 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Petite Suite - for brass septet
Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists

4:18 AM
Grainger, Percy (1882-1961)
Après un rêve
Leslie Howard (piano)

4:21 AM
Durante, Francesco (1684-1755)
Concerto No.5 in A major
Concerto Köln

4:31 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitry (1906-1975)
Festive Overture (Op.96)
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Uri Mayer (conductor)

4:37 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (No.6 from Lyric pieces, Op.65)
Valerie Tryon (piano)

4:45 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Adagio & Fugue in C minor, K.546
Risør Festival Strings

4:52 AM
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
O Padre Nostro
Chamber Choir AVE, Andraž Hauptman (conductor)

5:00 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770 -1827]
2 Sonatinas for mandolin: C minor WoO 43/1 and C major WoW 44/1
Avi Avital (mandolin), Shalev Ad-El (harpsichord)

5:07 AM
Fiocco, Joseph-Hector (1703-1741)
Sonata in G minor (in four movements)
Antoni Sawicz (recorder), Robert Grac (harpsichord)

5:14 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Keyboard Concerto No.5 in F minor (BWV.1056)
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Risør Festival Strings

5:25 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Songs from Myrthen (Op.25)
Olle Persson (baritone), Stefan Bojsten (piano)

5:36 AM
Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837)
Clarinet Quartet in E flat major (1808)
Martin Fröst (clarinet), Tobias Ringborg (violin), Ingegerd Kierkegaard (viola), John Ehde (cello)

6:04 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Cello Concerto in D major (HV VIIb:2)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Heinrich Schiff (cellist & conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme - suite

    Ensemble: Les Siècles.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes galantes - suite of orchestral numbers [from the opera-ballet]

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
  • Léo Delibes

    Coppelia - ballet - excerpts

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
  • Jules Massenet

    Le Cid - ballet suite

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite of Spring

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Pavane & Forlane from Quelques danses for piano (Op.26) (1896)

    Performer: Bengt-Åke Lundin.
    • SESR.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Le Roi Danse - suite

    Ensemble: Ars Barocca.
    • BGBNR.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1 (Op.15) in C major

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. Conductor: Frans Brüggen.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    String Quartet No 3 in F major, Op 18

    Ensemble: Yggdrasil String Quartet.
    • SESR.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for 2 trumpets and orchestra in C major, RV.537

    Performer: Anton Grcar. Performer: Stanko Arnold. Orchestra: RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marko Munih.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Fantasia on an Irish song "The last rose of summer" for piano Op 15

    Performer: Sylviane Deferne.
    • CACBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Four Notturni

    Performer: Wesley Foster. Performer: Nicola Tipton. Performer: William Jenkins. Choir: Vancouver Chamber Choir. Director: Jon Washburn.
    • CACBC.
  • Johann Joachim Quantz

    Trio Sonata in E flat major

    Ensemble: Atrium Musicium Chamber Ensemble.
    • LTLR.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Petite Suite

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists.
    • GBBBC.
  • Percy Grainger

    Apres un reve (after Faure)

    Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • AUABC.
  • Francesco Durante

    Concerto per quartetto for strings No 5 in A major

    Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • DEWDR.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive Overture (Op.96)

    Orchestra: Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Uri Mayer.
    • CACBC.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (No.6 from Lyric pieces, Op.65)

    Performer: Valerie Tryon.
    • CACBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio and fugue for strings (K.546) in C minor

    Ensemble: Risor Festival Strings.
    • NONRK.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    O Padre Nostro

    Choir: Chamber Choir AVE. Conductor: Andraz Hauptman.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    2 Sonatinas for mandolin: C minor WoO 43/1 and C major WoW 44/1

    Performer: Avi Avital. Performer: Shalev Ad-El.
    • PLPR.
  • Joseph-Hector Fiocco

    Sonata in G minor (in four movements)

    Performer: Antoni Sawicz. Performer: Robert Grac.
    • SKSR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BWV 1056

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Ensemble: Risor Festival Strings.
    • NONRK.
  • Robert Schumann

    Songs from Myrten (Op.25)

    Performer: Stefan Bojsten. Singer: Olle Persson.
    • SESR.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Clarinet Quartet in E flat major

    Performer: Martin Frost. Performer: Tobias Ringborg. Performer: Ingegerd Kierkegaard. Performer: John Ehde.
    • SESR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto in D major, Hob. 7b:2

    Performer: Heinrich Schiff. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Heinrich Schiff.

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