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Amanda Forbes, Zubin Mehta, Elias String Quartet

Suzy Klein presents music, conversation and arts news. Soprano Amanda Forbes sings live in the studio and the Elias String Quartet perform music by Britten and Haydn.

Suzy Klein presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Soprano Amanda Forbes sings live in the studio accompanied by harpist Lucy Wakeford, and the Elias String Quartet perform ahead of two concerts at London's Wigmore Hall. Plus Suzy talks to conductor Zubin Mehta in Mumbai, India, where he will perform in three concerts to celebrate his 80th birthday.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite - iii. Alla marcia

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Erato.
    • 6.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Sposa son Disprezzata from Bajazet

    Performer: Amanda Forbes. Performer: Lucy Wakeford.
  • John Dowland

    White as lilies

    Performer: Amanda Forbes. Performer: Lucy Wakeford.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen - suite no. 2, no.6; Danse boheme (Chanson boheme, Act 2)

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Favourite Orchestral Pieces: Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart/Marriner.
    • EMI.
    • 007.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Waltzes Op.34 for piano: no.3 in F major

    Performer: Janina Fialkowska.
    • Chopin Recital.
    • Atma.
    • 4.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Care Selve from Atalanta

    Performer: Amanda Forbes. Performer: Lucy Wakeford.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture to Idomeneo, Re di Creta K366

    Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Conductor: James Levine.
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Meditation (Op.32) in D major vers. violin and orchestra

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Orchestra: Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
    • The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 14 – Glazunov & Schoeck.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • YolanDa Brown

    Dear John

    Performer: YolanDa Brown. Performer: Manley O'Connor. Performer: Ben Trickey. Performer: Simon Tellier.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Titanic Hymn: Autumn (The Sinking of the Titanic) 

    Ensemble: Gavin Bryars Ensemble.
    • POINT MUSIC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77 - iii. Allegro giocoso

    Performer: Pinchas Zukerman. Orchestra: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • Zubin Mehta & The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra: Live Recordings 1963-2006.
    • Helicon Classics.
    • 3.
  • John Ireland

    Ballerina

    Performer: Piers Lane.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsody in E flat major, Op 119 No 4

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter.
    • DECCA.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    'Una furtiva lagrima' from L'elisir d'amore

    Performer: Jussi Björling. Orchestra: Royal Orchestra. Conductor: Nils Grevillius.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet op.54 no.2 - i. Vivace

    Performer: Elias String Quartet.
  • String Quartet no.1 - ii. Allegretto con slancio

  • Benjamin Britten

    String Quartet no.1 - ii. Allegretto con slancio

    Ensemble: Elias String Quartet.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Love's Labours Lost - Three Soliloquies

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Introit: The Music of Gerald Finzi.
    • Decca.
    • 4-6.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O virdissima virga

    Choir: Gothic Voices. Director: Christopher Page.
    • A Feather on the Breath of God - Sequences and Hymns by Abbess Hildegard of Bing.
    • HYPERION.
    • 6.

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