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Thursday with Ian Skelly - Sibelius's Karelia Suite, Bus tickets

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Felicissima quest'alma (Apollo e Dafne)

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Anna Prohaska - Enchanted Forest.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 5.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture, Op 92

    Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša.
    • Pentatone.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Nocturne

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Beau Soir: Janine Jansen/Itamar Golan.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade in C major Op.48 for string orchestra: 4th movement (Tema Russo)

    Orchestra: StradivariFestival Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Ezio Bosso.
    • Sony.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sibelius: Symphony No.5/Karelia Suite etc: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • Erato.
    • 4.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Sonata for 2 Cellos No. 3 in G Major

    Performer: Adriano Fazio. Performer: Katarzyna Solecka. Performer: Anna Camporini. Performer: Pedro Alcacer. Performer: Lorenzo Profita.
    • BRILLIANT CLASSICS.
  • André Messager

    Solo de concours for clarinet and piano

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Piers Lane.
    • The Virtuoso Clarinet.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Robert Levin. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Beethoven: Piano Concertos nos 3 & 4.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 6.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missa di Dadi (The Dice Mass): Agnus Dei I

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • Josquin Masses: Di dadi; Une mousse de Biscaye.
    • Gimell.
    • 16.
  • Time Traveller - Bus Tickets

    Kate Romano - Bus Tickets

  • Malcolm Arnold

    Four Cornish Dances for orchestra, Op 91

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Malcolm Arnold: Dances: Philharmonia, Thomson.
    • Chandos.
    • 13.
  • Ludwig Thuille

    Quartettsatz

    Ensemble: Allegri String Quartet.
    • Champs Hill.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Les Troyens: Royal Hunt and Storm

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Symphonie espagnole, Op 21 (5th mvt)

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • ERATO.

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