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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Chilly Gonzales, Liszt's Mephisto Waltz, The first broadcast of the BBC Proms

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

    Divertimento in F major, K 138 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Director: Petra Müllejans.
    • Mozart: Divertimenti.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 11.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Ondine (Gaspard de la nuit)

    Performer: Joaquín Achúcarro.
    • ENSAYO.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pezzo capriccioso, Op 62

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Virgin.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu, joy of man's desiring (Cantata no.147)

    Music Arranger: Myra Hess. Performer: Thibaut Garcia.
    • ERATO.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Aria from Bachians Brasileiras No.5

    Performer: Thibaut Garcia. Performer: Elsa Dreisig.
    • ERATO.
  • Franz Liszt

    Mephisto Waltz No 1 for orchestra

    Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Neujahrskonzert/New Year's Concert 2011; Weiner Philharmoniker/Wesler-Most.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Piangerò la sorte mia (Giulio Cesare)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Ensemble: Il Complesso Barocco. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • VIRGIN.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quartet in D minor, D 810, 'Death and the Maiden' (4th mvt)

    Music Arranger: Gustav Mahler. Ensemble: LSO String Ensemble. Director: Roman Simovic.
    • LSO Live.
  • Aaron Copland

    Dance Panels (No 5)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Naxos.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Scherzi musicalI; Quando l'alba in oriente (1607)

    Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell - Overture

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin. Conductor: Pietro Mascagni.
    • Pietro Mascagni Conducts.
    • Video Artists International.
    • 9.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell - Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Paul Watkins.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in the Italian style for keyboard in F major, BWV 971

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Piano Masterworks The World's Favourite Piano Classics.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Boito

    Mefistofele-prelude & Lontano, Lontano

  • Arvo Pärt


    Performer: Borusan Quartet.
    • ONYX.
  • Kurt Weill


    Singer: Lotte Lenya.
    • Kurt Weill: Berlin And American Theater Songs CD1.
    • Universal.
  • Eldo Di Lazarro

    Woodpecker Song

    Performer: Chico Marx.
    • Radiola.
  • William Lawes

    Consort Suite à 6 No 3 in F major, 'Sunrise' (Air)

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Suor Leonora d'Este

    Haec dies quam fecit Dominus

    Choir: Musica Secreta. Choir: Celestial Sirens. Director: Laurie Stras. Director: Deborah Roberts.
    • Lucrezia Borgia's Daughter.
    • 3.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Allegro (4th movement, Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67)

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • Profil Medien.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cavatina, Op 75a No 1

    Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet.
    • Praga.
  • Franz Schubert

    Drei Klavierstucke, D.946 - No.1 in E-flat minor, Allegro assai

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
    • Somm.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    O sacrum convivium

    Conductor: Jaan-Eik Tulve. Choir: Vox Clamantis.
    • Sacrum convivium.
    • Mirare.
    • 13.
  • Jean Roger‐Ducasse

    Au jardin de Marguerite: Interlude

    Orchestra: Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Jean Roger-Ducasse Orchestral Works Vol 1.
    • SWR Music.
    • 4.
  • François Couperin

    Les baricades mistérieuses (Pièces de clavecin, Ordre No 6)

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
    • La Sophie: Sophie Yates.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Henri Vieuxtemps

    Viola Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 36: II. Barcarolla. Andante con moto

    • Bel Canto: The Voice of the Viola.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 102.


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