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Girl Crazy

Barbara Hannigan is both conductor and soprano soloist for tonight's concert with the Ludwig Orchestra at Aldeburgh Festival for a programme ranging from Haydn to Gershwin.

Barbara Hannigan re-unites with the Ludwig Orchestra at this year's Aldeburgh Festival. In tonight's concert Barbara Hannigan has the role of both conductor and soprano as she presents a programme spanning three centuries with music from Haydn to Gershwin. Martin Handley presents.

Part 1
Stravinsky: Pulcinella (complete ballet)

Martin Handley in conversation with Barbara Hannigan

Part 2
Haydn: Symphony No.49 ‘La Passione’ ’
Gershwin: Suite from Girl Crazy

Kate Howden (mezzo-soprano)
James Way (tenor)
Antoin Herrera-Lopez Kessel (bass)

LUDWIG Orchestra
Barbara Hannigan (soprano/conductor)

Photo credit: Elmer de Haas

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, James Lancelot, Philip Ledger & Rory Phillips

    Te Deum in C major

    • Decca.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    La boutique fantasque

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 1.


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