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Andrew McGregor and David Owen Norris

A session report from Rome on a new set of the Bernstein Symphonies and David Owen Norris on recordings by Martha Argerich

A session report from Rome on a new set of the Bernstein Symphonies; David Owen Norris on recordings by Martha Argerich
with Andrew McGregor

9.30
A session report from Rome on a new set of the Bernstein Symphonies: James Jolly talks to the conductor, Antonio Pappano, the soloists and the people behind the scenes as these performances were captured.

10.30
David Owen Norris delves into recordings by Martha Argerich

11.45
Proms Recording: Haydn's Symphony No 104 with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under the conductor Sir Colin Davis

3 hours, 13 minutes

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 2. Christopher Street

    Ensemble: Cast. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Bernstein: Wonderful Town.
    • Lso Live.
    • 102.
  • Claude Debussy

    Nuit d'étoiles, L. 4

    Performer: Eugene Asti. Performer: Alain Planès. Singer: Sophie Karthäuser. Singer: Eugene Asti.
    • Debussy: Harmonie du soir, mélodies & songs.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 101.
  • Claude Debussy

    Trois Mélodies de Verlaine, L. 81: I. La mer est plus belle que les cathédrales

    Performer: Eugene Asti. Performer: Alain Planès. Singer: Sophie Karthäuser. Singer: Stéphane Degout.
    • Debussy: Harmonie du soir, mélodies & songs.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 102.
  • Claude Debussy

    À l'ombre de la cathédrale...

    Performer: Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven. Performer: Jean-Louis Rassinfosse. Ensemble: Quatuor Debussy.
    • Debussy… et le jazz.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 105.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major iii. Finale

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Ensemble: TrondheimSolistene.
    • Pentatone.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64 i) Allegro molto appassionato

    Performer: Chouchane Siranossian. Ensemble: Anima Eterna Brugge. Conductor: Jakob Lehmann.
    • Alpha.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Perséphone part 2: Perséphone aux Enfers - Ô peuple douloureux des ombres, tu m'attires

    Singer: Andrew Staples. Narrator: Pauline Cheviller. Orchestra: Finnish National Opera. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Pentatone.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Perséphone part 2: Perséphone aux Enfers - Sur ce lit elle repose

    Singer: Andrew Staples. Narrator: Pauline Cheviller. Orchestra: Finnish National Opera. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Pentatone.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Perséphone part 2: Perséphone aux Enfers - Ma mère Déméter, que la vie était belle

    Singer: Andrew Staples. Narrator: Pauline Cheviller. Orchestra: Finnish National Opera. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Pentatone.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010 i) Prélude

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Sony.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010 ii) Allemande

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Sony.
  • Richard Strauss

    Eine Alpensinfonie: Stille vor dem Sturm

    Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada.
    • Pentatone.
  • Richard Strauss

    Eine Alpensinfonie: Gewitter und Sturm, Abstieg

    Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada.
    • Pentatone.
  • Richard Strauss

    Eine Alpensinfonie: Sonnenuntergang

    Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada.
    • Pentatone.
  • Richard Strauss

    Eine Alpensinfonie: Ausklang

    Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada.
    • Pentatone.
  • Richard Strauss

    Eine Alpensinfonie: Nacht

    Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada.
    • Pentatone.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 104 in D major 'London'

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Decca (Philips).

Summer Record Review

9.00am

 

Bernstein: Wonderful Town

Danielle de Niese (Eileen)

Alysha Umphress (Ruth)

Nathan Gunn (Bob Baker)

Duncan Rock (Wreck)

David Butt Philip (Lonigan)

Ashley Riches (Guide/First Editor/Frank)

London Symphony Chorus

London Symphony Orchestra

Sir Simon Rattle

LSO Live LSO0813 (Hybrid SACD)                

https://lsolive.lso.co.uk/products/bernstein-wonderful-town  (Released 7th September)

 

 

Debussy: Harmonie du soir: Mélodies

Sophie Karthäuser (soprano)

Stéphane Degout (baritone)

Eugene Asti (piano)

Alain Planès (piano)

Harmonia Mundi HMM 902306.07 (2 CDs)

http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/2435

 

 

Debussy… Et Le Jazz

Preludes For A Quartet

Jean-Philippe Collard Neven (piano)

Vincent Peirani (accordion)

Franck Tortiller (vibraphone)

Jacky Terrasson (piano)

Quatuor Debussy

Harmonia Mundi HMM902308

http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/2436

 

 

Schoenberg: Transfigured Night & Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

Alisa Weilerstein (cello)

Trondheim Soloists

Alsia Weilerstein

Pentatone PTC5186717 (Hybrid SACD)

http://www.pentatonemusic.com/weilerstein-trondheim-haydn-cello-concertos-schoenberg-transfigured-night-verklaerte-nacht

 

9.30am – Session Report on a new recording of the Bernstein symphonies

 

Bernstein: The 3 Symphonies and Prelude, Fugue & Riffs

Marie-Nicole Lemieux (mezzo-soprano)

Nadine Sierra (soprano)

Alessandro Carbonare (clarinet)

Beatrice Rana (piano)

Dame Josephine Barstow (narrator)

Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Coro e Voci Bianche dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Sir Antonio Pappano

Warner Classics 9029566158 (2 CDs)
http://www.warnerclassics.com/shop/550718,0190295661588/antonio-pappano-bernstein-complete-symphonies-1-3

10.20am – New Releases

 

In Time - Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto & Octet (original versions)

Chouchane Siranossian (violin)

Anima Eterna Brugge

Jakob Lehman

Alpha ALPHA410

https://outhere-music.com/en/albums/mendelssohn-violin-concerto-e-minor-octet-e-flat-major-alpha-410

 

 

Stravinsky - Perséphone

Andrew Staples (tenor)

Pauline Cheviller (narrator)

Finnish National Opera

Esa-Pekka Salonen

Pentatone PTC5186688 (Hybrid SACD)

http://www.pentatonemusic.com/stravinsky-persephone-salonen-finnish-national-opera

 

 

Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites

Yo-Yo Ma (cello)

Sony 19075854652 (2 CDs)

https://www.sonyclassical.com/releases/19075854652      

 

 

Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64

Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra

Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Pentatone PTC5186628 (Hybrid SACD)

http://www.pentatonemusic.com/richard-strauss-eine-alpensinfonie-frankfurt-radio-symphony-andres-orozco-estrada

 

 

10.55 - Reissues: David Owen Norris on Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon and Philips

DG 4794647 (48 CDs)

 

 

 

11.45am – BAL Proms Choice – Haydn's Symphony No. 104 in D major ‘London’ as chosen by Richard Wigmore on 17th January 2009

 

Haydn - The London Symphonies Volume 1

Symphonie Nos95, 96, 98, 102, 103 & 104

Concertgebouw Orchestra

Colin Davis

Decca 4426112 (2 CDs)

https://www.deccaclassics.com/gb/cat/4426112

 

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