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Monday with Suzy Klein - Bellini's Casta Diva, The Hatmaker of Norwich, Jane Glover

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history.

1050 Suzy's guest this week is the conductor Jane Glover, who'll be revealing the people, places and ideas that have inspired her throughout her life and career.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's contemplation

3 hours

Music Played

  • Charles-Valentin Alkan

    Cello Sonata in E major, Op.47 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Chopin: Cello Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Sinfonia in C Major for 4 trumpets, strings and continuo

    Ensemble: La Serenissima. Director: Adrian Chandler.
    • AVIE.
  • John Dowland

    Flow, my tears, fall from your springs

    Ensemble: Les inAttendus.
    • Poetical Humors.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 105.
  • John Dowland

    Can she excuse my wrongs

    Ensemble: Les inAttendus.
    • Poetical Humors.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 106.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No 41 in A major, H.16.26

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Norma (Casta diva... Ah! bello a me ritorna)

    Singer: Cecilia Bartoli. Choir: International Chamber Vocalists. Orchestra: Orchestra La Scintilla. Director: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Bellini: Norma: Cecilia Bartoli/Giovanni Antonini.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Franz Liszt

    Spinning Chorus from The Flying Dutchman

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Bergensiana

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Se tu fuggi, io non resto

    Director: Claudio Cavina. Choir: La Venexiana.
    • Gesualdo Edition: Quinto Libro di Madrigali: La Venexiana.
    • Glossa.
    • 19.
  • Manuel de Falla

    The 3-Cornered Hat, Suite No. 2: III. Final Dance. Jota

    Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon. Orchestra: Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern.
    • Revolutionary Rhythms.
    • Oehms Classics.
    • 503.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D minor, K 141

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537

    Orchestrator: Edward Elgar. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Elgar: A Self Portrait: Halle, Elder.
    • Halle.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Air de ballet Op.30

    Performer: Eric Parkin.
    • Chaminade: Piano Works - Eric Parkin.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

    Singer: Maria Callas. Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra. Conductor: George Pretre.
    • The Incomparable Callas: Maria Callas.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Mass in Time of War Hob XXII:9 - Agnus Dei

    Singer: Grace Davidson. Singer: Anna Harvey. Singer: Mark Wilde. Singer: Ashley Riches. Choir: City of London Choir. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton.
    • Haydn - Paukenmesse & Nelson Mass.
    • RPO.
    • 10.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rusalka, Act 1: Song to the Moon

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • DECCA.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat major, Op 64 No 3

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
    • Chopin: Piano Sonata No.3 etc: Ingrid Fliter.
    • EMI.
    • 12.
  • George Frideric Handel

    l'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV.55, Part 1; Il Penseroso, Air "Oft on a plat of rising ground"

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Players. Director: Paul McCreesh. Singer: Gillian Webster.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rosamunde Overture

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchesra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • Philip Glass

    Etudes No 14

    Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
    • DG.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet in F major, Op 96, 'American' (Finale)

    Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Dvorak: Quatuor op. 96 "Americain": Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Dixit Dominus primo (Selva morale e spirituale)

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, K 467

    Performer: Maria João Pires. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart; Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Maria Pires - Piano.
    • DG.
    • 4.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Papillon, Op 77

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Performer: Cécile Licad.
    • Faure: Cello Sonatas: Gerhardt/Licad.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Vivace in D major for viola da gamba, K190

    Performer: Susanne Heinrich.
    • Abel: Mr Abel's Fine Airs - Music for Solo Viola da Gamba.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • George Enescu

    2 Romanian Rhapsodies, Op. 11: No. 1 in A Major

    Conductor: Mariss Jansons. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Rhapsody (Live).
    • BR-Klassik.
    • 3.

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