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BBC Proms 2016: Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet

Jonathan Swain presents a performance from the 2016 BBC Proms of Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet.

Jonathan Swain presents a performance from the 2016 BBC Proms of Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet

1:01 AM
Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)
Romeo et Juliette - symphonie dramatique, Op 17 for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Julie Boulianne (mezzo-soprano), Jean Paul Fouchécourt (tenor), Laurent Naouri (bass), Monteverdi Choir, National Youth Choir of Scotland, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

2:42 AM
Arensky, Anton Stepanovich (1861-1906)
Suite No.2 for 2 pianos, Op 23, 'Silhouettes'
James Anagnoson, Leslie Kinton (pianos)

3:01 AM
Klami, Uuno (1900-1961)
Kalevala Suite, Op 23
Finnish RSO, Mikko Franck (conductor)

3:39 AM
Faure, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Piano Quartet No 2 in G minor, Op 45
Nils-Erik Sparf (violin), Lilli Maijala (viola), Andreas Brantelid (cello), Stefan Forsberg (piano)

4:15 AM
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934)
Ave Maria
Chamber Choir AVE, Andraž Hauptman (conductor)

4:21 AM
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
5 Danses champêtres, Op 106 for violin and piano
Petterli Iivonen (violin), Philip Chiu (piano)

4:29 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
2 Marches in E flat major for wind
Bratislavská komorná harmónia (Bratislava chamber harmony), Justus Pavlík (director)

4:35 AM
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883), transcr. Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Isolde's Liebestod transc. Liszt for piano, S.447
François-Frédéric Guy (piano)

4:43 AM
Kuula, Toivo (1883-1918)
Sorrow for cello and orchestra, Op 2 No 2
Arto Noras (cello), The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jorma Panula (conductor)

4:49 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Symphony for strings in B flat, Wq.182 No 2
Barbara Jane Gilby (violin), Barbara Jane Gilby (director), Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players, Geoffrey Lancaster (harpsichord)

5:01 AM
Geminiani, Francesco (1687-1762)
Concerto grosso, Op 3'6 in E minor
Camerata Bern, Thomas Furi (conductor)

5:10 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Piano Sonata in C major, K.545
Young-Lan Han (piano)

5:21 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Komm, süsser Tod, komm, sel'ge Ruh! BWV.478; Liebster Herr Jesu, wo bleibst du so lange? BWV.484; O finstre Nacht, wann wirst du doch vergehen, BWV.492; So wünsch' ich mir zu guter Letzt ein selig Stündlein, BWV.502 - 4 Schemelli Chorales
Bernarda Fink (mezzo soprano), Marco Fink (bass baritone), Domen Marincic (gamba), Dalibor Miklavcic (organ)

5:31 AM
Paganini, Nicolò (1782-1840)
Duetto Amoroso for violin and guitar
Tomaz Lorenz (violin), Jerko Novak (guitar)

5:41 AM
Gratton, Hector (1900-1970)
Legende - symphonic poem
Orchestre Metropolitain, Gilles Auger (conductor)

5:50 AM
Sáry, László (b.1940)
Kotyogó ko egy korsóban (1976) - version for two marimbas
Aurél Holló & Zoltán Rácz (marimbas)

5:59 AM
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
Pini di Roma - symphonic poem
BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

6:22 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Sonata for piano No 2, Op 35 in B flat minor
Khatia Buniatishvili (piano)

6:45 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Symphony No 1 in D major, Op.25, 'Classical'
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Michel Tabachnik (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Romeo et Juliette - symphonie dramatique Op.17 for soloists, chorus and orchestr

    Singer: Julie Boulianne. Singer: Jean-Paul Fouchécourt. Singer: Laurent Naouri. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Choir: National Youth Choir of Scotland. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • GBBBC.
  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    Suite No.2 for 2 pianos (Op.23), "Silhouettes"

    Performer: Anagnoson & Kinton.
    • CACBC.
  • Uuno Klami

    Kalevala Suite, Op 23

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mikko Franck.
    • FIYLE.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Quartet No.2 in G minor (Op.45)

    Performer: Nils‐Erik Sparf. Performer: Lilli Maijala. Performer: Andreas Brantelid. Performer: Stefan Forsberg.
    • DKDR.
  • Gustav Holst

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Chamber Choir AVE. Conductor: Andraz Hauptman.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Danses champetres Op.106 for violin and piano (nos 1 & 2)

    Performer: Petteri Iivonen. Performer: Philip Chiu.
    • CASRC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    2 Marches for wind band

    Ensemble: Bratislava Chamber Harmony. Conductor: Justus Pavlik.
    • SKSR.
  • Richard Wagner

    Isolde's Liebestod transc. Liszt for piano, S447

    Performer: François-Frédéric Guy.
    • GBBBC.
  • Toivo Kuula

    Sorrow for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Arto Noras. Ensemble: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • FIYLE.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony for strings in B flat. (Wq.182 No.2)

    Performer: Barbara Jane Gilby. Performer: Geoffrey Lancaster. Director: Barbara Jane Gilby. Ensemble: Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players.
    • AUABC.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto grosso in Eminor, Op 3, No 6

    Ensemble: Camerata Bern. Conductor: Thomas Füri.
    • CHSRI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata in C major K.545

    Performer: Young-Lan Han.
    • KRKBS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    4 Schemelli Chorales (BWV.478, 484, 492 and 502)

    Performer: Domen Marincič. Performer: Dalibor Miklavcic. Singer: Bernarda Fink. Singer: Marco Fink.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Duetto amoroso for violin and guitar

    Performer: Tomaž Lorenz. Performer: Jerko Novak.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Hector Gratton

    Legende - symphonic poem

    Orchestra: Orchestre Métropolitain. Conductor: Gilles Auger.
    • CACBC.
  • Laszlo Sary

    Kotyogo ko egy korsoban [Pebble Playing in a Pot] (1976)

    Ensemble: Amadinda Percussion Group.
    • HUMR.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Pini di Roma - symphonic poem

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • GBBBC.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Sonata for piano no. 2 (Op.35) in B flat minor

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • PLPR.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25, 'Classical'

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Michel Tabachnik.
    • NONRK.

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