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2016 George Enescu International Festival and Competition

Jonathan Swain presents performances from the cello category finals of the 2016 George Enescu International Festival and Competition in Bucharest.

Jonathan Swain presents performances from the Cello Category Finals of the 2016 George Enescu International Festival and Competition in Bucharest.

12:31 AM
Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
Anastasia Kobekina (cello) , George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Bucharest, Alexander Bloch (conductor)

1:00 AM
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104
Mon-Puo Lee (cello) , George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Bucharest, Alexander Bloch (conductor)

1:41 AM
George Enescu (1881-1955)
Symphonie concertante in B minor for cello & orchestra, Op 8
Zlatomir Fung (cello) , George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Bucharest, Alexander Bloch (conductor)

2:05 AM
Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950)
2 Nocturnes for piano (1939)
Viniciu Moroianu (piano)

2:13 AM
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Daphnis & Chloé - Suite No 2
Romanian National Chamber Choir "Madrigal", Romanian Philharmonic Choir, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Iosif Conta (conductor)

2:31 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Davidde Penitente K.469 - cantata for 2 sopranos, tenor, choir and orchestra
Krisztina Laki (soprano I), Nicole Fallien (soprano II), Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor), Netherlands Chamber Choir, La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

3:18 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Partita No 1 in B flat major BWV.825 for keyboard
Beatrice Rana (piano)

3:37 AM
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Prelude for guitar No 2 in E major from 5 Preludes for guitar
Norbert Kraft (guitar)

3:40 AM
Knudåge Riisager (1897-1974)
Little Overture
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

3:46 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Trio for strings in B flat major Op 53 No 2, arr. from Piano Sonata (H.16.41)
Leopold String Trio

3:54 AM
Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
Reflets dans l'eau from Mirages Op 113
Ronan Collett (baritone), Nicholas Rimmer (piano)

3:59 AM
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Phantasiestucke Op 73 for clarinet & piano
Algirdas Budrys (clarinet), Sergejus Okrusko (piano)

4:10 AM
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Concerto for trumpet & orchestra in D major
Friedemann Immer (trumpet), Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel (director)

4:18 AM
Johannes Bernardus van Bree (1801-1857)
Concert Overture in B minor
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jac van Steen (conductor)

4:31 AM
Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943) arr. Alan Arnold
Vocalise Op 34 No 14 arr Arnold for viola and piano
Győző Máté (viola), Balázs Szokolay (piano)

4:36 AM
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)
From 20 Mazurkas for piano Op 50: No 1 in E major; No 2; No 13
Ashley Wass (piano)

4:45 AM
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Rejoice in the Lord alway, Z.49 (Bell Anthem)
Alex Potter (countertenor), Samuel Boden (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass), Collegium Vocale Ghent, Philippe Herreweghe (director)

4:54 AM
Antonio Salieri (1750-1825)
Organ Concerto in C major
Ivan Sarajishvili (organ), Brussels Chamber Orchestra,

5:11 AM
John Thomas (1826-1913)
Grand Duet for two harps in E flat minor
Myong-ja Kwan , Hyon-son La (harps)

5:26 AM
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
Aria: 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen' (from 'Die tote Stadt', Act 2)
Brett Polegato (baritone), Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, Richard Bradshaw (conductor)

5:30 AM
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Prelude and Liebestod - from the opera Tristan and Isolde
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

5:49 AM
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Trio in E minor, "Dumky" Op 90
Grieg Trio

6:19 AM
Frantisek Jiranek (1698-1778)
Concerto in F major for bassoon, strings and continuo
Collegium Marianum, Sergio Azzolini (bassoon), Jana Semeradova (director).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

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

    Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85

    Performer: Anastasia Kobekina. Orchestra: George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Bloch.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104

    Performer: Mon-Puo Lee. Orchestra: George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Bloch.
  • George Enescu

    Symphonie concertante in B minor for cello & orchestra, Op 8

    Performer: Zlatomir Fung. Orchestra: George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Bloch.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    2 Nocturnes for piano (1939)

    Performer: Viniciu Moroianu.
    • ROROR.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis & Chloe - Suite No 2

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Choir: Corul Academic Radio. Conductor: Iosif Conta.
    • ROROR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Davidde Penitente, K.469

    Singer: Krisztina Laki. Singer: Nicole Fallien. Singer: Hans Peter Blochwitz. Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Ensemble: La Petite Bande. Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Partita No 1 in B flat major, BWV 825

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
    • PLPR.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Prelude for guitar No 2 in E major

    Performer: Norbert Kraft.
  • Knudåge Riisager

    Little Overture

    Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio for strings in B flat major, Op 53 No 2

    Ensemble: Leopold String Trio.
    • GBBBC.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Reflets dans l'eau from Mirages, Op 113

    Performer: Nicholas Rimmer. Singer: Ronan Collett.
  • Robert Schumann

    Phantasiestucke Op 73 for clarinet & piano

    Performer: Algirdas Budrys. Performer: Sergejus Okrusko.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra in D major

    Performer: Friedemann Immer. Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Johannes Bernardus van Bree

    Concert Overture in B minor

    Orchestra: Radio Symfonie Orkest. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
    • NLNOS.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 arr. Arnold for viola and piano

    Performer: Gyozo Mate. Performer: Balázs Szokolay. Music Arranger: Alan Arnold.
    • HUMR.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    20 Mazurkas for piano, Op 50 No 1 in E major; No 2; No 13

    Performer: Ashley Wass.
  • Henry Purcell

    Rejoice in the Lord alway, Z.49 (Bell Anthem)

    Singer: Alex Potter. Singer: Samuel Boden. Singer: Matthew Brook. Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent. Director: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • PLPR.
  • Antonio Salieri

    Concerto for Organ and Orchestra in C major

    Performer: Ivan Sarajishvili. Orchestra: Brussels Chamber Orchestra.
  • John Thomas

    Grand Duet for two harps in E flat minor

    Performer: Myong-ja Kwan. Performer: Hyon-son La.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Aria: 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wahnen' from Die Tote Stadt, Act 2

    Singer: Brett Polegato. Orchestra: Canadian Opera Company Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bradshaw.
  • Richard Wagner

    Prelude and Liebestod - from the opera 'Tristan and Isolde'

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Trio in E minor, "Dumky" (Op.90)

    Ensemble: Grieg Trio.
  • Frantisek Jiranek

    Concerto in F major for bassoon, strings and continuo

    Performer: Sergio Azzolini. Ensemble: Collegium Marianum. Director: Jana Semerádová.
    • CZCR.

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