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Proms 2012: Handel's Judas Maccabeus

Jonathan Swain's selection includes a performance of Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabeus given at the 2012 BBC Proms.

Judas Maccabaeus, Handel's oratorio performed at the 2012 BBC Proms. Presented by Jonathan Swain.

12:31 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Judas Maccabaeus Act 1

1:24 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Judas Maccabaeus Acts 2 & 3

John Mark Ainsley (tenor) - Judas Maccabaeus
Christine Rice (mezzo) - Israelitish Man
Rosemary Joshua (soprano) - Israelitish Woman
Alastair Miles (bass) - Simon/Eupolemus
Tim Mead (countertenor) - Messenger
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Laurence Cummings (conductor)

2:57 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
24 Preludes, Op 28
David Kadouch (piano)

3:34 AM
Hellendaal, Pieter (1721-1799)
Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 2
Combattimento Consort Amsterdam

3:45 AM
Glick, Srul Irving (1934-2002)
Suite Hébraïque No.1
James Campbell (clarinet), Valerie Tryon (piano)

3:57 AM
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Soft Notes and Gently Raised, Z.510
Playford, John (1623-1686)
1. The Court's Lady; 2. Northern Nancy; 3. Greensleeves; 4. Excuse Me
Anders J Dahlin (tenor), Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

4:08 AM
Haapalainen, Väinö (1893-1945)
Lemminkainen Overture (1925)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Atso Almila (conductor)

4:16 AM
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor, Op 70
Stefan Lindgren (piano)

4:23 AM
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907)
Norwegian Dance No 1, Op 35
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Andrew Litton (conductor)

4:31 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
L'Isola disabitata, Overture
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Rolf Gupta (Conductor)

4:39 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op 74
Stéphane Lemelin (piano)

4:47 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
3 Songs:
Liebesbotschaft (Schwanengesang, D957); Heidenröslein, D257; Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen (Ruh'n in Frieden alle Seelen), D343
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Malcolm Martineau (biano)

4:57 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Harpsichord Concerto No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056
Lembit Orgse (harpsichord), Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Paul Mägi (conductor)

5:07 AM
Wirén, Dag (1905-1986)
Violin Sonatina (1939)
Arve Tellefsen (violin), Lucia Negro (piano)

5:18 AM
Wassenaer, Unico Wilhelm van (1692-1766)
Concerto armonico No 5 in F minor
Andrew Manze (violin), Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (director)

5:29 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Serenade in D minor for wind instruments, Op 44
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian (conductor)

5:54 AM
Nin (y Castellanos), Joaquín (1879-1949)
Seguida Espanola (1930)
Henry-David Varema (cello), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)

6:03 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Trio in A minor, Op 114
Maxim Rysanov (viola); Ekaterina Apekisheva (piano); Kristina Blaumane (cello).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus Act 1

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: Christine Rice. Singer: Rosemary Joshua. Singer: Alastair Miles. Conductor: Laurence Cummings.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus Acts 2 & 3

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: Christine Rice. Singer: Rosemary Joshua. Singer: Alastair Miles. Singer: Tim Mead. Conductor: Laurence Cummings.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    24 Preludes, Op.28

    Performer: David Kadouch.
    • PLPR.
  • Pieter Hellendaal

    Concerto Grosso in D minor (Op.3 No.2)

    Ensemble: Combattimento.
  • Srul Irving Glick

    Suite Hebraique No.1 for clarinet and piano

    Performer: James Campbell. Performer: Valerie Tryon.
  • Henry Purcell

    Four Works

    Composer: John Playford. Singer: Anders J. Dahlin. Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
    • PLPR.
  • Väinö Haapalainen

    Lemminkainen Overture (1925)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Atso Almila.
    • FIYLE.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor Op 70

    Performer: Stefan Lindgren.
    • SESR.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dance (Allegro marcato) (Op.35 No.1) [orig for piano duet]

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • NONRK.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Overture, L' Isola disabitata

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Rolf Gupta.
    • NONRK.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Nocturne in C sharp minor (Op.74)

    Performer: Stéphane Lemelin.
    • CACBC.
  • Franz Schubert

    3 Songs - Liebesbotschaft, Heidenroslein & Litanei auf das Fest

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Bryn Terfel.
    • NONRK.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Harpsichord Concerto No.5 in F minor (BWV.1056)

    Performer: Lembit Orgse. Orchestra: Eesti Raadio kammerorkester. Conductor: Paul Mägi.
  • Dag Wirén

    Violin Sonatina (1939)

    Performer: Arve Tellefsen. Performer: Lucia Negro.
  • Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer

    Concerto armonico for 4 violins, viola and continuo No.5 in F minor

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Andrew Manze.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Serenade for wind instruments in D minor Op 44

    Ensemble: Canadian Chamber Ensemble. Director: Raffi Armenian.
    • CACBC.
  • Joaquin Nin

    Seguida Espanola

    Performer: Henry-David Varema. Performer: Heiki Mätlik.
    • EEER.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Trio for viola, cello and piano (Op.114) in A minor

    Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Ekaterina Apekisheva. Performer: Kristina Blaumane.

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