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Inspiring musical characters revealed by flautist Juliette Bausor

Juliette Bausor opens up a selection of classical music from a flautist's point of view - revealing familiar and unfamiliar works in a new light.

After a flying start as a multi-competition winner, Juliette Bausor went on to become principal flute of the London Mozart Players and the Royal Northern Sinfonia, before taking up the first flute job in the London Philharmonic Orchestra. She is also a member of the group Ensemble 360 and regularly performs as a soloist with orchestras all over the world.

Juliette’s choice of music today includes an ahead-of-its-time baroque battle scene, a moving miniature played by cellist Jacqueline du Pré and Keith Jarrett’s unique take on Over the rainbow.

She also focuses on the importance of musical partnerships with a Brahms sonata played by two close friends. And how does conductor Vladimir Jurowski get a whole orchestra to adopt a tone of grim energy in Shostakovich’s Sixth Symphony?

At two o’clock Juliette’s Must Listen piece features a heart-melting trio of voices supported by Romantic orchestral writing at its finest.

A series in which each week a musician explores a selection of music - from the inside.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3

18 days left to listen

1 hour, 56 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Pastorale from Sonata for flute, viola and harp

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Marie‐Pierre Langlamet. Performer: Gérard Caussé.
    • ERATO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Dies hat er alles uns getan and Herr, dein Mitleid from Christmas Oratorio

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Maria Theresia von Paradis


    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Performer: Gerald Moore. Music Arranger: Samuel Dushkin.
    • EMI.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54 - III - Presto

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • LPO LIVE.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Sonata in G major - 1st movement

    Performer: Christian Tetzlaff. Performer: Lars Vogt.
    • EMI.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    The Jet Whistle - 3rd movement

    Performer: Lorna McGhee. Performer: Michael Stirling. Ensemble: Mobius Ensemble.
    • NAXOS.
  • Richard Strauss

    Hab mir's gelobt from Der Rosenkavalier

    Performer: Renée Fleming. Performer: Sophie Koch. Performer: Diana Damrau. Performer: Franz Grundheber. Orchestra: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
    • DECCA.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Fantasia No. 3 in B minor

    Performer: Barthold Kuijken.
    • ACCENT.
  • Harold Arlen

    Over the Rainbow

    Performer: Keith Jarrett.
    • ECM.
  • Thomas Adès

    Walz from Powder Her Face Suite

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • WARNER.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Battalia, a 10

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Spem in alium

    Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • GIMELL.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Flute Concerto - 1st movement - Allegro moderato

    Performer: Juliette Bausor. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Jaime Martín.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Christian Henson

    Tragedy from soundtrack to Tommy's Honour

    • Air-Edel Records.


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