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Proms 2011: Weber's Der Freischutz

Catriona Young presents Weber's act opera Der Freischutz performed in its French version at the 2011 Proms by the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique under John Eliot Gardiner.

Catriona Young presents Weber's three-act opera 'Der Freischütz' in its French version, as performed at the 2011 BBC Proms by John Eliot Gardiner and his musical team.

12:32 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von [1786-1826]
Der Freischütz (French Version, 1841)
Max ..... Andrew Kennedy (tenor)
Agathe ..... Sophie Karthäuser (soprano)
Kaspar ..... Gidon Saks (bass baritone)
Ännchen ..... Virginie Pochon (soprano)
Kuno ..... Matthew Brook (bass)
Kilian ..... Samuel Evans (baritone)
Ottokar ..... Robert Davies (baritone)
A Hermit ..... Luc Bertin-Hugault (bass)
Zamiel ..... Christian Pelissier (actor)
Monteverdi Choir,
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique,
Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

3:01 AM
Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]
Trio for piano and strings in A minor
Altenberg Trio, Vienna

3:27 AM
Visée, Robert de (c.1655-c.1723/3)
Suite in A major
Yasunori Imamura (theorbo)

3:41 AM
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Trumpet Concerto in D major
Friedemann Immer (trumpet), Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel (director)

3:48 AM
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
Adagio for Strings (Op.11)
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Richard Dufallo (conductor)

3:59 AM
Gershwin, George [1898-1937]
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (transcribed for solo piano)
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

4:13 AM
Ritter, August Gottfried [1811-1885], Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770-1827]
Andante in A minor, Op.26 (arrangement of Allegretto from Beethoven Symphony No.7 in A major, Op.42)
Erwin Wiersinga (organ)

4:22 AM
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da (c.1525-1594)
Magnificat primi toni for 4 voices
Marco Beasley and Davide Livermoore (tenors), Fabian Schofrin and Annemieke Cantor (altos), Daniele Carnovich (bass), Diego Fasolis (conductor)

4:31 AM
Debussy, Claude [1862-1918]
Gigues - from Images for Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

4:39 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Toccata in G major BWV.916 for keyboard
Jason Gillham (piano)

4:47 AM
Gibbons, Orlando [1583-1625], Walton, William [1902-1983]
Drop, Drop, Slow Tears (2 settings by Gibbons and Walton)
Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh (director)

4:53 AM
Britten, Benjamin [1913-1976]
Nocturnal after John Dowland Op.70 for guitar
Sean Shibe (guitar)

5:11 AM
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor (Op.33)
Jozef Podhradský (cello), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Oliver Dohnányi (conductor)

5:31 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Five Scottish and Irish Folksongs (WoO.152/20) (1. The Wand'ring Minstrel; 2. I dream'd I lay where flowers; 3. The Elfin Fairies; 4. Charlie is my darling; 5. Farewell Bliss, and Farewell Nancy)
Stephen Powell (tenor soloist in No.1), Lorraine Reinhardt (soprano soloist in No.3), Linda Lee Thomas (piano), Gwen Thompson (violin), Eugene Osadchy (cello), Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn (conductor)

5:46 AM
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Le Temple de la Gloire - orchestral suites from the opera-ballet (1745)
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon (conductor)

6:16 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Hungarian dances for piano duet (Nos.1; 11; 13; 17; 8)
Noël Lee and Christian Ivaldi (pianos).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischutz (French Version, 1841) - Act 1

    Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Singer: Sophie Karthäuser. Singer: Gidon Saks. Singer: Virginie Pochon. Singer: Matthew Brook. Singer: Samuel Evans. Singer: Robert Davies. Singer: Luc Bertin-Hugault. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischutz (French Version, 1841) - Act 2

    Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Singer: Sophie Karthäuser.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischutz (French Version, 1841) - Act 3

    Singer: Andrew Kennedy.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Trio for piano and strings in A minor

    Ensemble: Altenberg Trio Vienna.
    • PLPR.
  • Robert de Visée

    Suite in A major

    Performer: Yasunori Imamura.
    • DEWDR.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra in D major

    Performer: Friedemann Immer. Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Samuel Barber

    Adagio for Strings (Op.11)

    Orchestra: Radio Symfonie Orkest. Conductor: Richard Dufallo.
    • NLNOS.
  • George Gershwin

    Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (transcribed for solo piano)

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • GBBBC.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Andante in A minor (Op.26)

    Performer: Erwin Wiersinga. Music Arranger: Ritter. Music Arranger: Ritter.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Magnificat primi toni for 4 voices

    Singer: Marco Beasley. Singer: Davide Livermoore. Singer: Fabián Schofrin. Singer: Annemieke Cantor. Singer: Daniele Carnovich. Conductor: Diego Fasolis.
    • CHRTSI.
  • Claude Debussy

    Gigues - from Images for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata in G major BWV.916

    Performer: Jayson Gillham.
    • CASRC.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Drop, Drop, Slow Tears

    Composer: William Walton. Choir: Gabrieli Consort. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • PLPR.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Nocturnal after John Dowland Op 70 for guitar

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
    • GBBBC.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto for cello and orchestra No.1 in A minor (Op.33)

    Performer: Jozef Podhoranský. Orchestra: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava. Conductor: Oliver von Dohnányi.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Five Scottish and Irish songs

    Performer: Linda Lee Thomas. Performer: Gwen Thompson. Performer: Eugene Osadchy. Singer: Stephen Powell. Singer: Lorraine Reinhardt. Choir: Vancouver Chamber Choir. Conductor: Jon Washburn.
    • CACBC.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Le Temple de la Gloire, orchestral suites opera-ballet (1745)

    Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian dances for piano duet (Nos.1; 11; 13; 17; 8)

    Performer: Noel Lee. Performer: Christian Ivaldi.
    • NLNOS.

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