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Ailish Tynan on BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

As the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition returns to Wales, soprano and Song Prize jury member Ailish Tynan presents performances by some of the past winners.

As the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition returns to Wales and the BBC airwaves this week, soprano Ailish Tynan presents performances by some of the many illustrious past winners. Having won the Rosenblatt Recital Prize at the 2003 Competition, this year she's part of the World Song Prize Jury. Her choices today include operatic superstars Karita Mattila, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Bryn Terfel, as well as more recent winners such as Elizabeth Watts, Jamie Barton, and Nicole Cabell.

1 hour, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    At the mid hour of night

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD-239.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 22.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Salley Gardens

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD-239.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 23.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Tulen Synty

    Singer: Tommi Hakala. Choir: Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat. Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS : CD 1433.
    • BIS.
    • 9.
  • Richard Strauss

    Vier Letzte Lieder: Fruhling

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • DECCA : 430 511-2-.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Falstaff, Act 3, Sc.2: Ninfi! Elfi! Silfi!

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Singer: Adrianne Pieczonka. Singer: Stella Doufexis. Singer: Dorothea Röschmann.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : DG 471-194 2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 12.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen

    Singer: Katarina Karnéus. Orchestra: Gothenburg S O.. Conductor: Susanna Mälkki.
    • BIS : SACD-1600.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin, Act 2, Sc.2: Lensky's Aria

    Singer: Marius Brenciu. Orchestra: Theatre Royal de la Monnaie S O. Conductor: Marc Soustrot.
    • The Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition Of Belgium - Singing 2000.
    • Cypres.
    • 1.
  • Jean Sibelius

    6 Songs Op.36, No.1 Svarta rosor

    Performer: Brian Zeger. Singer: Jamie Barton.
    • All Who Wander.
    • DELOS.
    • 16.
  • Jean Sibelius

    6 Songs Op.36 No.4: Sav, sav, susa

    Performer: Brian Zeger. Singer: Jamie Barton.
    • All Who Wander.
    • DELOS.
    • 16.
  • Jean Sibelius

    5 Songs Op.37 No.5; Flickan kom ifran sin...

    Performer: Brian Zeger. Singer: Jamie Barton.
    • All Who Wander.
    • DELOS.
    • 18.
  • Jean Sibelius

    7 Songs Of Runeberg Op.13, No.2; Kyssens hopp

    Performer: Brian Zeger. Singer: Jamie Barton.
    • All Who Wander.
    • DELOS.
    • 19.
  • Jean Sibelius

    5 Songs Op.37 No.4; Var det en drom?

    Performer: Brian Zeger. Singer: Jamie Barton.
    • All Who Wander.
    • DELOS.
    • 21.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin, Act.1; Vy mne pisali - Kagda by zhzyn

    Singer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • PHILIPS : 426-740 2.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 1.
  • Trad.

    Oh The Little Box Is Full [karabejniki]

    Performer: Osipov Russian Folk Orchestra. Singer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
    • PHILIPS : 454-395-2.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 7.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck-Lieder, No.3; Im Treibhaus

    Singer: Lisa Gasteen. Orchestra: West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Simone Young.
    • ABC CLASSICS : ABC-4766811.
    • ABC CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck-Lieder, No.4; Schmerzen

    Singer: Lisa Gasteen. Orchestra: West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Simone Young.
    • ABC CLASSICS : ABC-4766811.
    • ABC CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge; From far, from eve and morning

    Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips. Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Ensemble: Dante Quartet.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD-112.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge; Is my team ploughing?

    Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips. Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Ensemble: Dante Quartet.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD-112.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge; Clun

    Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips. Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Ensemble: Dante Quartet.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD-112.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 1.
  • Michael Tippett

    A Child Of Our Time - No.7; How can I cherish

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Singer: Nicole Cabell.
    • DECCA : 475-7661.
    • DECCA.
    • 8.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca, Act 2; Vissi d'arte

    Singer: Karita Mattila. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • ONDINE : ODE-968-2.
    • ONDINE.
    • 5.

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