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Stuart Skelton, John Harle, Solem Quartet

Suzy Klein presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world. Her guests include Stuart Skelton, John Harle and the Solem Quartet.

Suzy Klein with a lively mixture of arts news, interviews and live performance. Tenor Stuart Skelton performs Wagner and Verdi and talks about the 2017 International Opera Awards and his new role as their artistic ambassador. Composer and saxophonist John Harle tells Suzy about his ballet score for Birmingham Royal Ballet (in which he also performs). The Solem Quartet perform Haydn and Mendelssohn in advance of upcoming concerts in London.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Der Schauspieldirektor (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • RCA.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck-Lieder for voice and piano: i. no.5; Traume

    Performer: Stuart Skelton (tenor). Performer: Richard Peirson (piano).
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Niun mi tema! (Act IV of Otello)

    Performer: Stuart Skelton (tenor). Performer: Richard Peirson (piano).
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Un bel dì vedremo (Madam Butterfly)

    Singer: Renata Scotto. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • Opera Arias: Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini, Mozart.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Jean‐Marie Leclair

    Violin Concerto Op 7 No. 5 in A minor (3rd movement)

    Ensemble: Europa Galante. Director: Fabio Biondi.
    • Jean-Marie Leclair: Violin Concertos Op. 7 - Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 5.
    • Glossa.
    • 9.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Fantasia for soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra, I. Animé

    Performer: John Harle. Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Warner Classics.
  • John Harle

    Invocation & Procession

    Performer: John Harle. Performer: Pavel Šporcl. Performer: Steve Lodder.
    • Sospiro.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin (Kogda bi zhizn domashnim krugom)

    Singer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Philips.
  • Giuseppe Baldassare Sammartini

    Concerto Grosso in B-Flat Major, Op. 2 No. 4

    Ensemble: I Musici.
    • Sammartini: 6 Concertos in 7 Parts, Op. 2.
    • Dynamic.
    • 12-15.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Ratcliff: Act 3 Intermezzo

    Orchestra: Wexford Festival Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Francesco Cilluffo.
    • Guglielmo Ratcliff.
    • RTE Lyric FM.
    • 3.
  • Carl Stamitz

    Clarinet Concerto No 7 in E flat major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer. Orchestra: Kammerakademie Potsdam.
    • Decca.
  • Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger

    Alma mia

    Performer: Marco Beasley. Ensemble: Private Musicke.
    • ACCENT.
    • ACC 24330.
    • 11.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet Op 20 no 1 in E flat (1st movement)

    Ensemble: Solem Quartet.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet in F minor Op 80 (3rd movement)

    Ensemble: Solem Quartet.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dopo notte (Ariodante)

    Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Conductor: Harry Christophers. Orchestra: Symphony of Harmony and Invention.
    • Heroes and Heroines: Handel Arias.
    • Coro.
    • 8.
  • Florent Schmitt

    Une semaine du petit elfe Ferme, Op. 58: La ronde des lettres

    Performer: Anne Queffélec.
    • Entrez dans la danse....
    • MIRARE.
    • MIR320.
    • 8.


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