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Improviso, Chilly Gonzales, Howard Skempton, Sheila Hill

Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians. Live music today comes from the ensemble Improviso, and we welcome the pianist Chily Gonzales into the studio too.

Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians. Live music today comes from the ensemble Improviso, and we welcome the pianist Chily Gonzales into the studio too. The composer Howard Skempton, and director Sheila Hill join us to talk about the World Premiere of Brighton Festival commission Eye to Eye, a story of mother and child set to music by composer Howard Skempton, with jazz interludes from trumpeter Byron Wallen, plus a 100 voice chorus of women and children trained by Glyndebourne.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 "Salzburg Symphony No. 1"

    Orchestra: Camerata Nordica. Director: Terje Tønnesen.
    • Mozart: Serenata notturna, 3 Divertimenti & Eine kleine Nachtmusik.
    • BIS.
    • 10-12.
  • Ali Ufki

    Huseyni semai

    Performer: Fatima Lahham.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Schubert: Impromptus: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Howard Skempton

    Eye to Eye (excerpt)

    Performer: Melanie Pappenheim. Performer: Caroline Jaya-Ratnam. Performer: Gracie Kaufmann. Choir: Choir.
  • Byron Wallen

    Eye to Eye: All is Child

    Performer: Byron Wallen. Performer: Rob Luft. Performer: Rod Youngs. Performer: Paul Michael.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 1 (2nd mvt 'Blumine')

    Orchestra: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Trio Sonata in G minor TWV42:g9:Largo; Allegro

    Performer: Improviso.
  • Träd

    Improvisation on La Folia

    Ensemble: Improviso.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Dance of the Comedians (The Bartered Bride)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • MERCURY.
  • Robert Lucas Pearsall

    Lay a garland on her hearse

    Choir: Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London. Conductor: Rupert Gough.
    • Hyperion.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Rondeau (Les biches)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thierry Fischer.
    • Signum.
  • Richard Strauss

    Befreit Op. 39 No. 4

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Through Life and Love.
    • Orchid Classics.
    • 19.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No 9 (1st mvt - conclusion)

    Orchestra: Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • DG.
  • Chilly Gonzales

    Oregano

    Performer: Chilly Gonzales.
  • Chilly Gonzales

    Prelude in C sharp major

    Performer: Chilly Gonzales.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo in G minor, Op 94

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No 6 in D major (Prelude)

    Performer: Rachel Podger.
    • CHANNEL.
  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Clamabat autem mulier à 5

    Ensemble: Ensemble Plus Ultra.
    • From Spain to Eternity.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 2.
  • John Dowland

    Lady Hunsdon's Puffe

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg.
    • BIS.

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