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BBC Proms 2015: Elgar Dream of Gerontius

BBC Proms 2015 Elgar Dream of Gerontius Vienna Philharmonic and Simon Rattle. With Jonathan Swain.

Jonathan Swain presents a performance from the 2015 BBC Proms of Elgar's Dream of Gerontius with the Vienna Philharmonic and conductor Sir Simon Rattle.

12:31 AM
Elgar, Edward (1857-1934)
The Dream of Gerontius - Part 1
Gerontius ..... Toby Spence (tenor)
Priest ..... Roderick Williams (baritone)
BBC Proms Youth Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)

1:08 AM
Elgar, Edward (1857-1934)
The Dream of Gerontius - Part 2
Gerontius ..... Toby Spence (tenor)
Angel ..... Magdalena Kozená (mezzo soprano)
Angel of the Agony ..... Roderick Williams (baritone)
BBC Proms Youth Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)

2:05 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Finlandia, Op.26
BBC Philharmonic, John Storgårds (conductor)

2:14 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
The Three Wonders (The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite, Op.57)
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

2:22 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Ballade No.3 in A flat major, Op.47
Nelson Goerner (piano)

2:31 AM
Schmelzer, Johann Heinrich [c.1620-1680]
Vesperae sollennes
Gradus ad Parnassum, Concerto Palatino, Choral scholars from Wiener Hofburgkapelle, Konrad Junghänel (director)

2:53 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix [1809-1847]
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op.56 (Scottish)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Marcin Nalecz-Niesiolowski (conductor)

3:31 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
'Kommt! eilet' (aria from Cantata, BWV.74)
Anders Dahlin (tenor), Zefira Valova (violin), Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

3:36 AM
Bertali, Antonio [1605-1669]
Ciacona in C for violin solo
Daniel Sepec (violin), Hille Perl (viola da gamba), Lee Santana (theorbo), Michael Behringer (harpsichord)

3:48 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Une barque sur l'océan - from No.3 of 'Miroirs'
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Eivind Aadland (conductor)

3:57 AM
Duparc, Henri (1848-1933)
La vague et la cloche
Gerald Finley (baritone), Stephen Ralls (piano)

4:02 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Ondine - from Préludes Book 2 (1912)
Philippe Cassard (piano)

4:06 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]
Marriage of Figaro - overture
Danish Radio Chamber Orchestra, Adám Fischer (conductor)

4:11 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828); transc. Liszt, Franz [1811-1886]
Auf dem Wasser zu singen (D.744) arr. for piano
Anastasia Vorotnaya (piano)

4:15 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Nulla in mundo pax sincera for soprano and orchestra, RV.630
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (director)

4:23 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Lemminkainen's Return - No.4 from Lemminkainen Suite, Op.22
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

4:31 AM
Elgar, Edward (1857-1934)
Serenade for Strings, Op.20
Royal Academy Soloists, Clio Gould (director)

4:42 AM
Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837)
Rondo in B minor, Op.109
Stefan Lindgren (piano)

4:51 AM
attrib. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]
Partita in B flat, K.Anh.C 17'2
The Festival Winds

5:06 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Gesang der Parzen, Op.89
Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Jacek Kaspszyk (conductor)

5:19 AM
Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]
Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.63
ATOS Trio

5:53 AM
Elgar, Edward (1857-1934)
To her beneath whose steadfast star - for chorus
BBC Singers, Stephen Layton (conductor)

5:58 AM
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Sonata No.7 in E minor for 2 violins and continuo, Z.796 (1683)
Simon Standage (violin), Ensemble Il Tempo

6:06 AM
Scigalski, Franciszek (1782-1846)
Symphony in D major
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrzej Mysinski (conductor)

6:20 AM
Corelli, Arcangelo (1653-1713)
Concerto Grosso in F major, Op.6 No.9
The King's Consort, Robert King (director).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius Part 1

    Author: Cardinal Newman. Singer: Toby Spence. Singer: Roderick Williams. Choir: BBC Proms Youth Choir. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius Part 2

    Author: Cardinal Newman. Singer: Toby Spence. Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Choir: BBC Proms Youth Choir. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia Op 26 for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • GBBBC.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Three Wonders from The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite (Op.57)

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
    • GBBBC.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no 3 in A flat major, Op 47

    Performer: Nelson Goerner.
    • PLPR.
  • Johann Heinrich Schmeltzer

    Vesperae sollennes

    Ensemble: Gradus ad Parnassum. Ensemble: Concerto Palatino. Choir: Choral scholars from Wiener Hofburgkapelle. Director: Konrad Junghänel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

    Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marcin Nalecz-Niesiolowski.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 74 BWV.74: 'Kommt! eilet' (aria)

    Performer: Zefira Valova. Singer: Anders J.Dahlin. Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
  • Antonio Bertali

    Ciacona in C

    Performer: Daniel Sepec. Performer: Hille Perl. Performer: Lee Santana. Performer: Michael Behringer.
    • PLPR.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Une Barque sur l'ocean

    Orchestra: Trondheim Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Eivind Aadland.
    • NONRK.
  • Henri Duparc

    La Vague et la cloche [The Wave and the Bell] for voice and piano [1871]

    Performer: Stephen Ralls. Author: François Coppée. Singer: Gerald Finley.
  • Claude Debussy

    Ondine - from Preludes Book 2 (1912)

    Performer: Philippe Cassard.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Marriage of Figaro - overture

    Orchestra: Danish Radio Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Ádám Fischer.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem wasser zu singen, D744

    Performer: Anastasia Vorotnaya.
    • CZCR.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Andrew Manze.
    • GBBBC.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen Suite) Op 22

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • GBBBC.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for Strings Op 20

    Ensemble: Royal Academy Soloists. Director: Clio Gould.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Rondo in B minor (Op.109)

    Performer: Stefan Lindgren.
    • SESR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Partita in B flat (K.Anh.C 17`2)

    Ensemble: The Festival Winds.
    • CACBC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Gesang der Parzen [Song of the fates] Op 89 for chorus and orchestra

    Choir: Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus. Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk.
    • PLPR.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Trio No.1 in D minor (Op.63)

    Ensemble: ATOS Trio.
  • Edward Elgar

    To her beneath whose steadfast star, for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • GBBBC.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata No 7 for 2 violins in E minor, Z796

    Performer: Simon Standage. Ensemble: Ensemble Il tempo.
    • PLPR.
  • Franciszek Scigalski

    Symphony in D major

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrzej Mysinski.
    • PLPR.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6, No 9

    Ensemble: King's Consort. Director: Robert King.

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