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Proms 2015: Monteverdi's Orfeo

John Shea presents a performance of Monteverdi's opera Orfeo from the 2015 BBC Proms, with John Eliot Gardiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists.

John Shea presents a performance of Monteverdi's opera 'Orfeo' from the 2015 BBC Proms, with Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists.

12:31 AM
Monteverdi, Claudio (1567-1643)
Orfeo - opera in a prologue and 5 acts (sung in Italian)
Krystian Adam (tenor).....Orpheus;
Mariana Flores (soprano).....Euridice / Hope;
Francesca Aspromonte (soprano)....Music / Messenger;
Gianluca Buratto (bass)....Ferryman Charon / Pluto, Lord of the Underworld;
Francesca Boncompagni (soprano)....Persephone;
Andrew Tortise (tenor)....Apollo / First Shepherd;
Esther Brazil (mezzo-soprano).....Nymph;
Gareth Treseder (tenor)....Second Shepherd / Second Spirit / Echo;
Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)....First Spirit;
James Hall (counter-tenor)....Third Shepherd;
David Shipley (bass)....Fourth Shepherd / Third Spirit;
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists (leader: Kati Debretzeni), Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

2:32 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata no.15 in D major Op.28 (Pastoral)
Ji-Yeong Mun (piano)

2:58 AM
Paganini, Niccolo (1782-1840)
violin Concerto No.1 in D major (Op.6)
Jaap van Zweden (Violin), Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Montgomery (Conductor)

3:26 AM
Josquin des Prez (1445-1521)
La déploration de Johan Okeghem
Netherlands Chamber Choir, Paul van Nevel (conductor)

3:31 AM
Adriaenssen, Emanuel (c.1554-1604)
Anchor che col partir (from 'Pratum Musicum' )
Toyohiko Satoh (lute)

3:35 AM
Anonymous (17th C.)
Dance suite from Vietórisz Codex
Kecskés Ensemble Budapest, András Kecskés (director), Clemencic Consort, René Clemencic (director)

3:40 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918), arr. Ravel, Maurice
Tarantelle styrienne (Danse)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk (Conductor)

3:46 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Arias: 'Wie nahte mir der Schlummer' and 'Leise, Leise, fromme Weise' - from the opera 'Der Freischütz' Act 2 (J.277)
Joanne Kolomyjec (soprano), Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

3:55 AM
Juon, Paul (1872-1940)
Fairy Tale in A minor for cello and piano (Op.8)
Esther Nyffenegger (cello), Desmond Wright (piano)

4:01 AM
Abel, Carl Friedrich (1723-1787)
Trio in F major for 2 flutes and continuo
Karl Kaiser and Michael Schneider (flutes), Rainer Zipperling (cello), Harald Hoeren (harpsichord)

4:10 AM
Gesualdo, Carlo (c.1560-1613), arr. Maxwell Davies, Peter (1934-2016)
2 Motets arr. for brass quintet - Peccantem me quotidiae; O vos omnes
The Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble

4:19 AM
Wagenseil, Georg Christoph (1715-1777)
Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat
Warwick Tyrrell (trombone), Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite (conductor)

4:31 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Slavonic Dance (Op.72 No.2)
James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton (piano)

4:36 AM
Messager, André [1853-1929]
Solo de concours
Matous Kopacek (clarinet), Marek Sedivy (piano)

4:43 AM
Wagner, Richard [1813-1883]
Siegfried Idyll
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor)

5:01 AM
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1789)
Air: 'Return, O God of hosts' from "Samson", Act 2
Maureen Forester (Alto), I Solisti Zagreb, Antonio Janigro (Conductor)

5:11 AM
Sor, Fernando (1778-1839)
Introduction and variations on Mozart's 'O cara armonia' for guitar (Op.9)
Ana Vidovic (guitar)

5:19 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
French Suite No.2 in C minor for keyboard (BWV.813)
Cristian Niculescu (piano)

5:33 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
String Quartet No.50 (Op.64 No.3) (Hob.III:67) in B flat major
Talisker Quartet

5:54 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Horn Concerto No.2 (K.417) in E flat major
Jacob Slagter (horn), Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, Lev Markiz (conductor)

6:07 AM
Allegri, Gregorio (1582-1652) [abellimenti by Stanislaw Krupowicz]
Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51) for 9 voices
Camerata Silesia, Anna Szostak (conductor)

6:21 AM
Wolf, Cornelius de (1880-1935)
Fantasia on Psalm 33
Cor Ardesch (Organ Willem Hendrik Kam 1859, Grote Kerk, Dordrecht, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Orfeo - opera in a prologue & 5 acts [sung in Italian]: Acts 1 & 2

    Singer: Krystian Adam. Singer: Mariana Flores. Singer: Francesca Aspromonte. Singer: Gianluca Buratto. Singer: Francesca Boncompagni. Singer: Andrew Tortise. Singer: Esther Brazil. Singer: Gareth Treseder. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: James Hall. Singer: David Shipley. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Orfeo - opera in a prologue & 5 acts [sung in Italian]: Acts 3, 4 & 5

    Performer: Krystian Adam. Singer: Mariana Flores. Singer: Francesca Aspromonte. Singer: Gianluca Buratto. Singer: Francesca Boncompagni. Singer: Andrew Tortise. Singer: Esther Brazil. Singer: Gareth Treseder. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: James Hall. Singer: David Shipley. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 15 in D major Op.28 (Pastoral) for piano

    Performer: Ji-Yeong Mun.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Concerto for violin and orchestra No.1 in D major (Op.6)

    Performer: Jaap van Zweden. Orchestra: Radio Symfonie Orkest. Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery.
  • Josquin des Prez

    La deploration de Johan Okeghem

    Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • NLNOS.
  • Emmanuel Adriaenssen

    Anchor che col partir from 'Pratum Musicum' [1584]

    Performer: Toyohiko Satoh.
  • Anon.

    Dance suite from Vietorisz Codex

    Ensemble: Kecskes Ensemble Budapest. Director: René Clemencic. Director: András Kecskés. Ensemble: Clemencic Consort.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne

    Music Arranger: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk.
    • PLPR.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    2 Arias: 'Wie nahte mir der Schlummer' and 'Leise, Leise, fromme Weise'

    Singer: Joanne Kolomyjec. Orchestra: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Paul Juon

    Fairy Tale for cello and piano in A minor, Op 8

    Performer: Esther Nyffenegger. Performer: Desmond Wright.
    • CHSRI.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Trio in F major for 2 flutes and continuo

    Performer: Karl Kaiser. Performer: Michael Schneider. Performer: Rainer Zipperling. Performer: Harald Hoeren.
    • DEWDR.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    2 Motets arr. Maxwell Davies for brass quintet

    Music Arranger: Peter Maxwell Davies. Ensemble: Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble.
    • AUABC.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat major

    Performer: Warwick Tyrrell. Orchestra: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • AUABC.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dance no.10 (Op.72 No.2) in E minor for piano duet

    Performer: Anagnoson & Kinton.
    • CACBC.
  • André Messager

    Solo de concours

    Performer: Matous Kopacek. Performer: Marek Sedivy.
    • CZCR.
  • Richard Wagner

    Siegfried Idyll

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Air: 'Return, O God of hosts' from "Samson", Act 2

    Singer: Maureen Forrester. Ensemble: I Solisti Zagreb. Conductor: Antonio Janigro.
    • CACBC.
  • Fernando Sor

    Introduction and variations on a theme from Mozart's Magic Flute, Op 9

    Performer: Ana Vidović.
    • HRHRT.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite for keyboard no.2 (BWV.813) in C minor

    Performer: Cristian Niculescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet for strings no.50 (Op.64 No.3) (Hob.III:67) in B flat major

    Ensemble: Talisker Quartet.
    • DKDR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto no 2 in E flat major, K.417

    Performer: Jacob Slagter. Ensemble: Amsterdam Sinfonietta. Conductor: Lev Markiz.
    • NLNOS.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51) for 9 voices

    Ensemble: Camerata Silesia. Conductor: Anny Szostak.
    • PLPR.
  • Cornelis de Wolf

    Fantasia on Psalm 33

    Performer: Cor Ardesch.

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