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Kaija Saariaho

Our Classical Century. Today's starter piece in the MixTape is Saariaho's Graal théâtre, written in 1994. It is a concerto for violin and shares today's MixTape with Sofia Gubaidulina, Mendelssohn, Liszt and Mozart.

30 minutes

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Mon 24 Jun 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Kaija Saariaho

    Graal théâtre (for violin and chamber orchestra)

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Canzon quinta à 4, Canto, Alto, Tenor, Bass for cornet, 3 sackbutts and organ

    Ensemble: Musica Fiata. Conductor: Roland Wilson.
  • Johann Christoph Bach

    Furchte dich nicht

    Ensemble: Cantus Cölln. Conductor: Konrad Junghänel.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Prelude and Fugure in E minor, Op 35 No 1

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Variation of Aegina and Bacchanal (Spartacus Suite No 1)

    Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov. Orchestra: Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Quintet for piano, two violins, viola & cello (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Molinari. Conductor: Louise Bessette.
  • Franz Liszt

    Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat major

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Henri Dumont

    Motet: O Salutaris Hostia

    Ensemble: Studio 600. Conductor: Aldona Szechak. Conductor: Dorota Kozinska.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    The Nightwatchman (Gavotte)

    Ensemble: The Purcell Quartet. Performer: Peter Harvey.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 8 in A minor, K 310 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.

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