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Monday with Suzy Klein - Mozart's Deh vieni alla finestra from Don Giovanni, Edgard Varèse's Amériques, Chilly Gonzales

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein , with guest Chilly Gonzales.

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

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

1010 Our Classical Century - 100 pieces celebrating 100 key moments in classical music in the last century.

1050 Suzy’s guest this week is the Grammy-winning pianist, composer and entertainer Chilly Gonzales, who’ll be talking about the people, places and ideas that mean the most to him.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Turkey Trot (Divertimento for Orchestra)

    Conductor: Marin Alsop. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Trio No 1 in B major, Op 8 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Augustin Dumay. Performer: Maria João Pires. Performer: Jian Wang.
    • Brahms: Piano Trios: Dumay/Pires/Wang.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 103 in E flat major, 'Drum Roll' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 5.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Petite suite en 15 images: No. 11, La machine à coudre

    Performer: Hae Won Chang.
    • My Playlist for Sewing & Knitting.
    • Naxos.
    • 1201.
  • Franz Waxman

    The New Dress (From "Rebecca")

    Performer: Viktor Simcisko. Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Adriano.
    • My Playlist for Sewing & Knitting.
    • Naxos.
    • 401.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes galantes - Chaconne from Les Sauvages

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. Conductor: Frans Brüggen.
    • Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite: Orchestra of the 18th Century, Bruggen.
    • Philips.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Deh, vieni alla finestra (Don Giovanni)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Performer: Greg Lawson. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Mozart: Tutto Mozart!: Bryn Terfel/Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 14.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Fantasie-ballet for violin and orchestra (Namouna)

    Performer: Jean‐Jacques Kantorow. Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Kees Bakels.
    • Lalo - Concerto Russe; Piano Concerto etc..
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Sonata in A minor, D 784 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Schubert, Live, Volume 3: Imogen Cooper.
    • Avie.
    • 4.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto Polonaise in B flat major, TWV 43:B3

    Orchestra: Arte dei Suonatori. Director: Martin Gester.
    • Telemann - Ouvertures pittoresques.
    • BIS.
    • 21.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Deh, vieni alla finestra (Don Giovanni)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Performer: Greg Lawson. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Mozart: Tutto Mozart!: Bryn Terfel/Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 14.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon (Overture)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
    • Weber: Overtures: Sawallisch.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Edgard Varèse


    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Edgard Varèse

    Density 21.5

    Performer: Juliette Hurel.
    • Works By Debussy, Dutilleux etc..
    • NAIVE.
    • 2.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Scheherazade, Op 35 (The Young Prince and Princess)

    Conductor: Kurt Masur. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade etc: New York Philharmonic/Masur.
    • Apex.
    • 4.
  • Georges Bizet

    Serenade (The Fair Maid of Perth)

    Performer: David Alagna. Performer: Federico Alagna. Singer: Roberto Alagna.
    • EMI.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonatine in C major for mandolin and keyboard, WoO 44 No 1

    Performer: Duilio Galfetti. Performer: Diego Fasolis.
    • Mandolin & Fortepiano.
    • ARTS.
    • 2.
  • Georg Frideric Handel

    Vieni, o cara

    Singer: Christopher Purves. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Re-invention No.1

    Music Arranger: Elena Kats‐Chernin. Performer: Genevieve Lacey. Ensemble: Flinders Quartet.
    • Reinventions.
    • ABC Classics.
    • 1.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Night, Op 31 No 3

    Performer: Stephen Coombs.
    • Glazunov: The complete Solo Piano Music - 2, Stephen Coombs.
    • Helios.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 25 in G minor, K.183 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Le Cercle de l'Harmonie. Conductor: Jérémie Rhorer.
    • Mozart: Symphonies 25, 26 & 29.
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    In nature's realm [V prirode] - overture Op.91

    Orchestra: Prague Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro Torna

    Performer: Stephen Stubbs. Singer: John Potter. Singer: Douglas Nasrawi. Ensemble: Red Byrd.
    • Factory.
  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 31 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Arensky: The Piano Trios.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 2.
  • Ronald Binge

    Saxophone Concerto ii Andante espressivo

    Performer: Kenneth Edge. Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Ernest Tomlinson.
    • Marco Polo.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ständchen (Schwanengesang)

    Composer: Franz Liszt. Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in D major, RV 204 (La stravaganza)

    Performer: Federico Guglielmo. Performer: Esther Crazzolara. Ensemble: L'Arte dell'Arco. Director: Federico Guglielmo.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No 4, 'The Inextinguishable' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5; Sir Colin Davis, LSO.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.


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