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Scottish Opera's world premiere of 'Anthropocene'

Jamie MacDougall talks to composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh about their 4th opera collaboration, 'Anthropocene' and Gareth Williams introduces 'Future Classics'.

Jamie MacDougall talks to composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh about their latest Opera collaboration, 'Anthropocene' and Gareth Williams introduces another potential 'Future Classic' composed by Colin Riley. Jamie's album of the week, 'The Polish Violin', is by violinist Jennifer Pike and pianist Petr Limonov.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Agrippina (Overture)

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Handel: Agrippina.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Guitarre, Op 45, No 2

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Peter Limonov. Music Arranger: Pablo de Sarasate.
    • The Polish Violin.
    • Chandos.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Oh Joy, Oh Rapture Unforeseen

    Lyricist: William Gilbert.
    • Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore.
    • Linn Records.
    • 211.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Tapiola

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Sibelius: Symphonies 6,7 & Tapiola.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, K 467 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Maria João Pires. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart; Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Maria Pires - Piano.
    • DGG.
    • 5.
  • Krzysztof Penderecki

    Sonata No 1, 3rd mvt.

    Performer: Michael Foyle. Performer: Maksim Štšura.
    • Lutoslawski;Penderecki - Co,plete Music For Vioin And Piano.
    • Delphian.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony / The Lark Ascending.
    • Onyx.
  • Marietta Veulens

    Música de los niños invisibles (Parte 1)

    Performer: Marietta Veulens.
    • Marietta Veulens: Piano Cubano.
    • Lontano Records.
    • 2.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Chant De Roxane

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Peter Limonov.
    • The Polish Violin.
    • Chandos.
  • Colin Riley

    Purl (Three Movements)

    Performer: Tom Lessels. Performer: Kate Halsall. Performer: Genevieve Wilkins.
    • Shenanigans.
    • NMC.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Quadrille (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • French Ballet Music Of The 1920's.
    • Chandos.
    • 18.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet No 3 in D major, Op 44 No 1 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Navarra String Quartet.
    • Mendelssohn: Complete String Quartets.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 7.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Gaspard de la nuit - Ondine

    Performer: Joseph Moog.
    • Joseph Moog: Debussy / Ravel.
    • Onyx.
  • John Ireland

    My Song Is Love Unknown

    Performer: Dewi Rees. Author: Samuel Crossman. Choir: The Choir of Jesus College Cambridge. Director: Richard Pinel.
    • Praise My Soul.
    • Signum Records.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Chant Funebre

    Orchestra: Luxembourg Philharmonic. Conductor: Gustavo Gimeno.
    • Stravinsky.
    • Pentatone.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Legende, Op 17

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Peter Limonov.
    • The Polish Violin.
    • Chandos.

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