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John Shea presents music from around Europe, including a Late Night BBC Prom

John Shea presents a Late Night BBC Prom from 2015 featuring mezzo-soprano Alice Coote with The English Concert in a programme of arias from Handel's operas and oratorios.

John Shea presents a Late Night BBC Prom from 2015 featuring mezzo-soprano Alice Coote with The English Concert in a programme of arias from Handel's operas and oratorios

12:31 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Aria 'Sta nell'Ircana pietrosa tana' from Act 3 Scene 3 of the opera 'Alcina'

12:37 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Air 'Resign thy club and lion's spoils' from Act 2 of the musical drama 'Hercules'

12:43 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Aria 'E vivo ancore... Scherza infida' from Act 2 Scene 3 of the opera 'Ariodante'

12:54 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Air 'Oh that I on wings could rise' from Act 2 Scene 2 of the oratorio 'Theodora'

12:58 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Ballet music and recitative 'What horror! Oh heavens!' from the opera 'Ariodante'

1:04 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Air 'He was despised' from the Part 2 of the oratorio 'Messiah'

1:17 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Aria 'Myself I shall adore' from Act 3 of the opera 'Semele'

1:24 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Aria 'Se pieta di me non senti' from Act 2 of the opera 'Giulio Cesare in Egitto'

1:34 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Aria 'Dopo notte, atra e funesta' from Act 3 Scene 8 of the opera 'Ariodante'

1:41 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Air 'There in myrtle shades reclin'd' from Act 1 of the musical drama 'Hercules'
Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), The English Concert, Harry Bicket (harpsichord/director)

1:46 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Solo Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV 1003
Rachel Podger (violin)

2:09 AM
Joseph Martin Kraus (1756-1792)
Symphony in C minor
Concerto Köln

2:31 AM
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky [1840-1893]
Six Pieces, Op 19
Duncan Gifford (piano)

3:02 AM
Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov [1844-1908]
Antar - symphonic suite, Op 9
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

3:34 AM
Adam Jarzebski (1590-1649)
Diligam te Domine from Canzoni e concerti
Lucy van Dael, Marinette Troost (violins), Richte van der Meer, Reiner Zipperling (violas da gamba), Anthony Woodrow (violone), Viola de Hoog (cello), Michael Fentross, (theorbo), Jacques Ogg (organ)

3:40 AM
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Psalm 110: Le Toutpuissant a mon Seigneur et maistre
Netherlands Chamber Choir, Peter Phillips (conductor)

3:48 AM
Josef Suk (1874-1935)
Elegy in D flat, Op 23, arr. for piano trio
Aronowitz Ensemble: Nadia Wijzenbeek (violin), Marie Macleod (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

3:55 AM
Vatroslav Lisinski (1819-1854)
Overture: Porin
Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, Kazushi Ono (conductor)

4:06 AM
Marin Marais (1656-1728)
Les folies d'Espagne
Lise Daoust (flute)

4:17 AM
Ignacy Jan Paderewski [1860-1941]
Menuet célèbre in G major, Op 14 No 1, 'à l'antique'
Kyung-Sook Lee (piano)

4:21 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Symphony No 5 in B flat major, K22
Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, Ernest Bour (conductor)

4:31 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Rondino in E flat WoO 25, for two oboes, two clarinets, two horns, two bassoons
The Festival Winds

4:38 AM
Wilhelm Kienzl (1857-1941)
"Selig sind, die Verfolgung leiden" - from the opera 'Der Evangelimann', Act 2
Benjamin Butterfield (tenor), Canadian Children's Opera Chorus (Peter Neelands - treble soloist), Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, Richard Bradshaw (conductor)

4:45 AM
Johan Halvorsen [1864-1935]
Passacaglia in G minor (after Handel), arr. for violin and cello
Dong-Ho An (violin), Hee-Song Song (cello)

4:54 AM
Richard Strauss [1864-1949]
5 Songs: Das Rosenband Op 36, No 1; Liebeshymnus Op 32, No 3; Morgen Op 27, No 4; Ich wollt'ein Strausslein binden Op 68, No 2; Muttertandelei Op 43, No 2
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Gary Matthewman (piano)

5:09 AM
Richard Wagner [1813-1883]
Prelude and Liebestod - from 'Tristan und Isolde'
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra; Rafael Frubeck de Burgos (conductor)

5:26 AM
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Nocturne No 6 in D flat major, Op 63
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

5:35 AM
Adrien Boieldieu (1775-1834)
Harp Concerto in C major
Suzanna Klintcharova (harp), Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Dimitar Manolov (conductor)

5:57 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Oboe Sonata in G minor, BWV 1030b
Douglas Boyd (oboe), Knut Johannessen (harpsichord)

6:14 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Six Épigraphes antiques
Wyneke Jordans & Leo Van Doeselaar (pianos).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

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

    Aria 'Sta nell'Ircana pietrosa tana' from Act 3 Scene 3 of the opera 'Alcina'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Aria 'Resign thy club and lion's spoils' from Act 2 of 'Hercules'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Aria 'E vivo ancore...Scherza infida' from Act 2 Scene 3 of the opera 'Ariodante'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Air 'Oh that I on wings could rise' from Act 2 Sc 2 of the oratorio 'Theodora'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ballet music and recitative 'What horror! Oh heavens!' from 'Ariodante'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Air 'He was despised' from the oratorio 'Messiah'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Aria 'Myself I shall adore' from Act 3 of the opera 'Semele'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Aria 'Se pieta di me non senti' from Act 2 of the opera 'Giulio Cesare in Egitto

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Aria 'Dopo notte, atra e funesta' from Act 3 Scene 8 of the opera 'Ariodante'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Air 'There in myrtle shades reclin'd' from Act 1 of the musical drama 'Hercules'

    Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for solo violin No.2 (BWV.1003)

    Performer: Rachel Podger.
  • Joseph Martin Kraus

    Symphony in C minor

    Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Six Pieces, Op 19

    Performer: Duncan Gifford.
    • AUABC.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Antar - symphonic suite (Op.9) (aka. Symphony No 2 in F sharp major Op 9)

    Orchestra: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.
  • Adam Jarzębski

    Diligam Te Domine from Canzoni e concerti

    Performer: Lucy van Dael. Performer: Marinette Troost. Performer: Richte van der Meer. Performer: Reiner Zipperling. Performer: Anthony Woodrow. Performer: Viola de Hoog. Performer: Michael Fentross. Performer: Jacques Ogg.
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

    Psalm 110: Le Toutpuissant a mon Seigneur et maistre

    Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • NLNOS.
  • Josef Suk

    Elegie, Op 23

    Ensemble: Aronowitz Ensemble.
    • GBBBC.
  • Vatroslav Lisinski

    Overture: Porin

    Orchestra: Zagrebačka filharmonija. Conductor: Kazushi Ono.
  • Marin Marais

    Les Folies d'Espagne

    Performer: Lise Daoust.
  • Ignacy Jan Paderewski

    Menuet celebre in G major (Op.14 No.1) "à l'antique"

    Performer: Kyung-Sook Lee.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.5 in B flat major K.22

    Orchestra: Radio Kamerorkest. Conductor: Ernest Bour.
    • NLNPB.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondino in E flat (WoO 25)

    Ensemble: The Festival Winds.
  • Wilhelm Kienzl

    Selig sind, die Verfolgung leiden, from Act 2 of 'Der Evangelimann'

    Singer: Benjamin Butterfield. Singer: Peter Neelands. Choir: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Orchestra: Canadian Opera Company Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bradshaw.
    • CACBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Passacaglia in G minor arr. Halvorsen for violin and cello

    Performer: Dong-Ho An. Performer: Hee-Song Song. Music Arranger: Johan Halvorsen.
    • KRKBS.
  • Richard Strauss

    5 Songs

    Performer: Gary Matthewman. Singer: Elizabeth Watts.
  • Richard Wagner

    Prelude and Isolde's Liebestod - from "Tristan & Isolde"

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
    • NONRK.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Nocturne for piano no 6 in D flat major, Op 63

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • NLNOS.
  • François‐Adrien Boïeldieu

    Concerto for harp and orchestra in C major

    Performer: Suzanna Klintcharova. Orchestra: Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Dimitar Manolov.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for oboe and keyboard (BWV.1030) (originally in B minor)

    Performer: Douglas Boyd. Performer: Knut Johannessen.
  • Claude Debussy

    Six Epigraphes Antiques

    Performer: Wyneke Jordans. Performer: Leo van Doeselaar.
    • NLNOS.

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