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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Scarecrows, Rossini's La Cenerentola, Ingrid Fliter

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly 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 Ian’s guest this week is the Argentinian pianist Ingrid Fliter , one of the world’s most exciting interpreters of the music of Chopin. She talks about the people, places and ideas that interest and influence her.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice in E major, Op 1 No 1

    Performer: Tanja Becker-Bender.
    • Paganini: 24 Caprices, Op. 1: Tanja Becker-Bender.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Toivo Kuula

    Dance of the Sheep

    Performer: Adam Johnson.
    • Grand Piano.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B minor for 4 violins and cello, RV 580

    Performer: Cynthia Roberts. Performer: Emlyn Ngai. Performer: Naomi Guy. Performer: Min-Young Kim. Performer: René Schiffer. Ensemble: Apollo’s Fire. Conductor: Jeannette Sorrell.
    • Vivaldi & Friends: La Folia & Other Concertos: Apollo's Fire/Sorrell.
    • Avie.
    • 2-4.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Night on a Bare Mountain ed Rimsky

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Weekend in Russia: Glinka, Mussorgsky & Borodin.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola: 'Nacqui all'affanno ... Non piu mesta'

    Singer: Teresa Berganza. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Gibson.
    • DECCA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • DECCA.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Prelude, Fugue and Riffs for clarinet and jazz orchestra

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • The Jazz Album: Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
    • 13.
  • Franz Schubert

    Thema (Andantino) and Variations from Quintet in A major, D.667 ‘Trout’

    Performer: Alfred Brendel. Performer: Thomas Zehetmair. Performer: Tabea Zimmermann. Performer: Richard Duven. Performer: Peter Riegelbauer.
    • Schubert: Trout Quintet: Alfred Brendel.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Bird scarer's song

    Performer: Osian Ellis. Singer: John Shirley‐Quirk.
  • Florence Price

    Symphony in E minor (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: New Black Music Repertory Ensemble. Conductor: Leslie B.Dunner.
    • Albany records.
  • Eric Coates

    Cinderella: A Phantasy

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Avie.
  • Robert Schumann

    Dichterliebe, Op.48: nos.12-13

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
    • Orfeo.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Trio for trumpet, horn and trombone

    Performer: John Wallace. Performer: Richard Watkins. Performer: David Purser. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music: The Nash Ensemble.
    • Hyperion.
  • Franz Schubert

    Fantasia in a F minor, D 940

    Performer: Radu Lupu. Performer: Murray Perahia.
  • Lowell Liebermann

    Flute Concerto, Op 39 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: James Galway. Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Lowell Liebermann.
    • James Galway plays Lowell Liebermann.
    • RCA.
    • 6.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 92 (5th mvt)

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
  • Jules Massenet

    Allez, laissez-moi seul (Cendrillon)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Lyon National Opera Chorus. Conductor: Kazushi Ono.
    • Diva Divo - Opera Arias: Joyce DiDonato.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 13.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cinderalla (Act 2: conclusion)

    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • DG.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents quirky tales gathered from the corners of history.

The Essential Classics Playlist

The Essential Classics Playlist

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