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Leonard Bernstein

James Gaffigan conducts the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra in a programme of Leonard Bernstein. With Catriona Young.

The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra in a programme of Leonard Bernstein. The concert was conducted by James Gaffigan who replaced an indisposed Leonard Slatkin. Unfortunately the BBC only became aware of this change after the programme was broadcast and the presentation incorrectly credits Leonard Slatkin.

1:01 am
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Serenade
Elina Vähälä (Violin), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, James Gaffigan (Conductor)

1:33 am
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Symphony No 1 (Jeremiah) for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
Jenny Carlstedt (Mezzo Soprano), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, James Gaffigan (Conductor)

1:58 am
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Symphonic Dances, from 'West Side Story'
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, James Gaffigan (Conductor)

2:21 am
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Overture to 'Candide'
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, James Gaffigan (Conductor)

2:26 am
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (transcribed for solo piano)
Benjamin Grosvenor (Piano)

2:40 am
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
An American in Paris
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Jorge Mester (Conductor)

3:01 am
Johan Helmich Roman
13 pieces from 'Drottningholmsmusiquen' (for the Swedish Royal Wedding of 1744)
Concerto Koln

3:22 am
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No 9 in A major 'Kreutzer'
Mats Zetterqvist (Violin), Mats Widlund (Piano)

3:55 am
Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)
Oft on a plat of rising ground from "L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato"
Emma Kirkby (Soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (Director)

3:59 am
Daniel Auber (1782-1871)
Bolero - Ballet music No 2 from La Muette de Portici (Masaniello)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava, Ondrej Lenárd (Conductor)

4:06 am
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Keyboard Sonata in C major (Hob.XVI/35)
Andreas Staier (Pianoforte)

4:19 am
Imant Raminsh (b.1943)
Ave Verum Corpus
Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn (Conductor)

4:25 am
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750),Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Fuga ricercata No 2 a 6 voci from Bach's 'Musikalischen Opfer' BWV.1079
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrücken, Wolfgang Fortner (Conductor)

4:36 am
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Nocturne in F major Op 15 No 1
Tanel Joamets (Piano)

4:41 am
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Gestillte Sehnsucht, for alto, viola and piano Op 91 No 1
Jennifer Johnston (Mezzo Soprano), Lise Berthaud (Viola), Christian Ihle Hadland (Piano)

4:48 am
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Avi Avital (Arranger)
Sonata in G Kk.91
Avi Avital (Mandolin), Shalev Ad-El (Harpsichord)

4:55 am
Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Luc Brewaeys (Orchestrator)
No.1 Danseuses de Delphes (Preludes book 1)
Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Daniele Callegari (Conductor)

5:01 am
Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715-1777)
Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat major
Warwick Tyrrell (Trombone), Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite (Conductor)

5:11 am
Josquin des Prez (c1440 - 1521)
La deploration de Johan Okeghem
Netherlands Chamber Choir, Paul van Nevel (Conductor)

5:16 am
Louis Andriessen (b.1939)
Le voile du bonheur
Vera Beths (Violin), Vera Beths (Vocalist), Reinbert de Leeuw (Piano)

5:23 am
Léo Delibes (1836-1891)
Fantaisie aux divins mensonges from "Lakme", Act 1
Benjamin Butterfield (Tenor), Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, Richard Bradshaw (Conductor)

5:29 am
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Lyric pieces - book 5 for piano Op 54: Nos. 2, 4, 3
Sveinung Bjelland (Piano)

5:41 am
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Symphony No 1 in D major D.82
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Łukasz Borowicz (Conductor)

6:06 am
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Trio Sonata in C minor from 'Musikalischen Opfer' BWV.1079
Tom Ottar Andreassen (Flute), Frode Larsen (Violin), Emery Cardas (Cello), Knut Johannessen (Harpsichord)

6:26 am
Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)
Hear my prayer - hymn, arr. for soprano, chorus & orchestra
Jennifer Adams-Barbaro (Soprano), BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, Stephen Cleobury (Conductor)

6:37 am
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violin Sonata in B flat major, K.454
Veronika Eberle (Violin), Francesco Piemontesi (Piano)

6 hours

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Serenade [after Plato's "The symposium"]

    Performer: Elina Vähälä. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • FIYLE.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphony no 1 (Jeremiah) for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Singer: Jenny Carlstedt. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • FIYLE.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphonic Dances, from 'West Side Story'

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • FIYLE.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Overture to 'Candide'

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • FIYLE.
  • George Gershwin

    Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (transcribed for solo piano)

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Gershwin

    An American in Paris

    Orchestra: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jorge Mester.
    • AUABC.
  • Johan Helmich Roman

    13 pieces from 'Drottningholmsmusiquen' (for the Swedish Royal Wedding of 1744)

    Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • DEWDR.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for Violin and Piano No.9 in A major 'Kreutzer'

    Performer: Mats Zetterqvist. Performer: Mats Widlund.
    • SESR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Oft on a plat of rising ground from "L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato"

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Andrew Manze.
    • GBBBC.
  • Daniel François Esprit Auber

    Bolero - Ballet music No 2 from La Muette de Portici (Masaniello)

    Orchestra: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava. Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd.
    • SKSR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Sonata in C major (Hob.XVI/35)

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • DEWDR.
  • Imant Raminsh

    Ave Verum Corpus

    Choir: Vancouver Chamber Choir. Conductor: Jon Washburn.
    • CACBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fuga ricercata No 2 (excerpt 'Musikalischen Opfer', BWV.1079)

    Composer: Anton Webern. Orchestra: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Wolfgang Fortner.
    • DESR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in F major (Op.15 No.1)

    Performer: Tanel Joamets.
    • AUABC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Gestillte Sehnsucht, for alto, viola and piano (Op.91 no.1)

    Performer: Lise Berthaud. Performer: Christian Ihle Hadland. Singer: Jennifer Johnston.
    • GBBBC.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G Kk 91

    Performer: Avi Avital. Performer: Shalev Ad-El. Music Arranger: Avi Avital.
    • PLPR.
  • Claude Debussy

    No.1 Danseuses de Delphes (Preludes book 1)

    Orchestrator: Luc Brewaeys. Orchestra: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Callegari.
    • BEVRT.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat major

    Performer: Warwick Tyrrell. Orchestra: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • AUABC.
  • Josquin des Prez

    La deploration de Johan Okeghem

    Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • NLNOS.
  • Louis Andriessen

    Le voile du bonheur [The Veil of Happiness]

    Performer: Vera Beths. Performer: Reinbert de Leeuw. Singer: Vera Beths.
    • NLNOS.
  • Léo Delibes

    Fantaisie aux divins mensonges (from "Lakme", Act 1)

    Singer: Benjamin Butterfield. Orchestra: Canadian Opera Company Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bradshaw.
    • CACBC.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric pieces - book 5 for piano (Op.54): Nos. 2, 3. 4

    Performer: Sveinung Bjelland.
    • NONRK.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no. 1 in D major D.82

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Trio Sonata in C minor from 'Musikalischen Opfer' (BWV.1079)

    Performer: Tom Ottar Andreassen. Performer: Frode Larsen. Performer: Emery Cardas. Performer: Knut Johannessen.
    • NONRK.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hear my prayer - hymn, arr. for soprano, chorus & orchestra

    Singer: Jennifer Adams-Barbaro. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • GBBBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Sonata in B flat major, K.454

    Performer: Veronika Eberle. Performer: Francesco Piemontesi.
    • GBBBC.

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