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Arcangelo, Le Vent du Nord, Ruth Chan

Sean Rafferty presents performances by some of the world's finest musicians. Live music today comes from early music ensemble Arcangelo and Quebecois folk group Le Vent du Nord.

Early music ensemble Arcangelo perform live in the studio before heading to London's Wigmore Hall for a programme of La Senna Festeggiante on Friday 5 April. And more live music from Le Vent du Nord, a leading force in the Quebecois francophone folk movement. They join us in the studio before embarking on a UK tour from the 4th-14th April to promote their new disc "Territoires". We also meet composer Ruth Chan who talks to us about her composition for The Royal Shakespeare Company's new, gender-flipped production of The Taming of the Shrew.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K 364 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Vilde Frang. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Warner.
  • Trad. arr Richard Forest

    Au régiment

    Performer: Le Vent du Nord.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve (Roméo et Juliette)

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Renee Fleming: Arias from manon lescaut, la bohème, madama butterfly, turandot,.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Maddalena Casulana

    Morir non può il mio cuore

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • Virgin.
  • Ruth Chan

    Taming of the Shrew; Prologue

    Ensemble: Royal Shakespeare Company Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • DG.
  • Nicola Boulderice (Le Vent du Nord)

    Le pays de Samuel

    Performer: Le Vent du Nord.
  • André Brunet (Le Vent du Nord)

    Step à Alexis

    Performer: Le Vent du Nord.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Sonata No 5 in F major (Allegro)

    Performer: Václav Luks. Ensemble: Collegium 1704.
    • Accent.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV.881 (Book 2, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 17.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet No 2 in A major, Op 81 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Stefan Vladar. Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Dvorak: Quatuor op.96 "Americain": Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša.
    • Tchaikovsky/Bruch: Violin Concertos: Nicola Benedetti.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, Op 73, 'Emperor' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos Lewis - Belohlavek.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    La Senna Festeggiante, RV693 (• Aria; Se qui pace tal'hor va cercando)

    Performer: Arcangelo.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    La Senna Festeggiante, RV693; • Aria (Alto): Stelle con vostra pace

    Performer: Arcangelo.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no.1 in E minor Op.39 - scherzo

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Santtu-Matias Rouvali.
    • Alpha.

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