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Artistic director Helen Jamieson and mezzo-soprano Andrea Baker

Jamie speaks to Artistic Director of Music at Paxton, Helen Jamieson, as she prepares to step down after 12 years. Plus mezzo-soprano Andrea Baker on new album Sing Sistah Sing.

Jamie talks to Helen Jamieson as she leaves the helm of Artistic Director of Music at Paxton, the festival that she helped to found over twelve years ago. Plus mezzo-soprano Andrea Baker speaks about her recent solo album launch, Sing Sistah Sing! Celebrating the Female African American voice. With music by Stravinsky, Terry Riley and Sibelius.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Yossef Hadar

    Evening of Roses

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Grazinyte-Tylas.
    • Inspirations.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia, Op 26

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Gibson.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo

    Performer: Oxana Schevchenko.
    • Stravinsky: Complete Music For Solo Piano.
    • DELPHIAN RECORDS.
    • 024.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Suite In A Minor - Prelude

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • Rameau Pieces De Clavecin.
    • Hyperion Records.
    • 001.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata No 5 in F major, Op 24, 'Spring' (1st mvt)

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova. Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Volume 2: Alina Ibragimova/ Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • 1.
  • Thomas Adès

    Arcadiana: VI. O Albion

    Ensemble: Endellion Quartet.
    • Ades: Living Toys.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 14.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Tutto nel mondo è burla (Falstaff)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Singer: Thomas Hampson. Singer: Daniil Shtoda. Singer: Enrico Facini. Singer: Anthony Mee. Singer: Anatoli Kotscherga. Singer: Adrianne Pieczonka. Singer: Dorothea Röschmann. Singer: Larissa Diadkova. Singer: Stella Doufexis. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Falstaff.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 016.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Sonata II. Adagietto

    Performer: Oxana Schevchenko.
    • Stravinsky Complete Music For Solo Piano.
    • DELPHIAN RECORDS.
    • 022.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture, Suite in E major

    Orchestra: L’Orfeo Barockorchester. Director: Elizabeth Wallfisch.
    • Telemann: Complete violin concertos vol.4: L'Orfeo Barockorchester/Wallfisch.
    • CPO.
    • 7.
  • Joan Trimble

    My Grief On The Sea

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Author: Douglas Hyde. Singer: Carolyn Dobbin.
    • Calen-O Songs From The North Of Ireland.
    • DELPHIAN RECORDS.
    • 003.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No7-4th Mvt- Allegro non Tropp

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • London Philhalmonic Orchestra.
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • 004.
  • Oxana Shevchenko

    Russian Dance (Petrushka)

    • Stravinsky: Complete Music For Solo Piano.
    • Delphian Records.
    • 001.
  • Terry Riley

    Francesco in Paraiso

    Performer: Tracy Silverman. Performer: David Tanenbaum.
    • Terry Riley: The Book of Abbeyozzud.
    • New Albion.
    • 1.
  • Florence Price

    My Dream

    Author: Langston Hughes. Singer: Andrea Baker.
    • Sing Sistah Sing!.
    • Birnam Cd.
    • 013.
  • Richard Lewis

    Women Be Wise

    • Sing Sistah Sing!.
    • BIRNAM CD.
    • 003.
  • Richard Strauss

    Zueignung

    Singer: Andrea Baker.
    • Sing Sistah Sing!.
    • Birnam Cd.
    • 006.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Les Sylphides, Op 18 (Finale)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Offenbach/Chopin/Delibes: Gaite Parisienne: Berliner Philharmoniker/Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 25.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Sonata In F Sharp- II. Vivo

    Performer: Oxana Shevchenko.
    • Stravinsky: Complete Music For Solo Piano.
    • Delphian Records.
    • 006.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata No 1 in D major, Op 12 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Frank Braley.
    • Beethoven, The Complete Sonatas For Violin And Piano: Capucon, Braley.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 7.
  • Johann Staden

    Sonata 31 a 4

    Ensemble: In Echo.
    • Music In A Cold Climate: Sounds Of Hansa Europe.
    • Delphian Records.
    • 018.

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