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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Puccini's Turandot, Chilly Gonzales, Beethoven's Pathétique Sonata

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

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro - Overture

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Accentus.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Le Printemps, Op 18

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Performer: Elena Bashkirova.
    • Gidon Kremer.... works by Milhaud, V‪ieuxtemps, Chausson.
    • Philips.
    • 7.
  • Fęlá Şowándé

    African Suite

    Orchestra: Chicago Sinfonietta. Conductor: Paul Freeman.
    • CHICAGO Sinfonietta/Freeman.
    • Cedille.
    • 6.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Variazioni a più strumenti obbligati

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13, 'Pathétique'

    Performer: Éric Heidsieck.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Percy Grainger

    Green Bushes

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • The Grainger Edition, Vol.1 - Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Flute Quartet in D major, K 285

    Performer: William Bennett. Ensemble: Grumiaux Trio.
    • Mozart - Flute Quartets.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 1.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Beatus vir a 6

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Non piangere, Liu; Ah! Per l'ultima volta - Turandot, Act 1

    Performer: Ben Heppner. Performer: Jan‐Hendrik Rootering. Performer: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Robert Abbado. Choir: Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks.
    • RCA.
  • Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

    String Quartet in E minor (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Archaeus Quartet.
    • Lorelt.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in A flat major, D 935 No 2

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • OTTAVO.
  • Edward Elgar

    Nimrod (Enigma Variations, Op. 36)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix (Samson et Dalila)

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • EMI.
  • Chilly Gonzales

    Prelude in C sharp major

    Performer: Chilly Gonzales.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Running Set

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Kennedy plays Bach with the Berlin Philharmonic.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Fantasia in C major H.17.4

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • WARNER.
  • Vasily Kalinnikov

    Symphony No 1 in G minor (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • EXTON.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio in C major for lute, violin and continuo, RV 82

    Performer: Paul O’Dette. Performer: Roy Goodman. Ensemble: Parley of Instruments.
  • Samuel Barber

    Adagio for Strings

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasilieras: Mattila: Academy of St . Martin-in-the-field.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • Claude Debussy

    General Lavine - eccentric (Preludes, Book 2)

    Performer: Arturo Michelangeli.
    • Debussy: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.


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