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From the 2018 BBC Proms, one of Handel's most powerfully dramatic works. An all-star cast is led by Louise Alder and Iestyn Davies as tragic lovers Theodora and Didymus.

In a battle between love and faith, which will triumph? From the 2018 BBC Proms, one of the most powerfully dramatic works Handel ever produced. An all-star cast is led by Louise Alder and Iestyn Davies as tragic lovers Theodora and Didymus. Jonathan Cohen directs his period ensemble Arcangelo. Presented by Catriona Young.

01:01 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Theodora - oratorio in 3 acts: Act 1
Theodora....Louise Alder (soprano), Didymus... Iestyn Davies (counter tenor), Septimius...Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Irene...Ann Hallenberg (mezzo soprano), Valens...Tareq Nazmi (bass), Arcangelo Chorus, Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen (conductor)

02:06 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Theodora - oratorio in 3 acts: Act 2
Theodora....Louise Alder (soprano), Didymus... Iestyn Davies (counter tenor), Septimius...Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Irene...Ann Hallenberg (mezzo soprano), Valens...Tareq Nazmi (bass), Arcangelo Chorus, Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen (conductor)

02:53 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Theodora - oratorio in 3 acts: Act 3
Theodora....Louise Alder (soprano), Didymus... Iestyn Davies (counter tenor), Septimius...Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Irene...Ann Hallenberg (mezzo soprano), Valens...Tareq Nazmi (bass), Arcangelo Chorus, Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen (conductor)

03:29 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel for piano, Op 24
Simon Trpceski (piano)

03:54 AM
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Concerto for cello and orchestra No.1 in A minor (Op.33)
Jozef Podhradsky (cello), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Dohnanyi (conductor)

04:15 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Piano Quartet in E flat major, K493
Paul Lewis (piano), Antje Weithaas (violin), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Patrick Demanga (cello)

04:43 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Henri Busser (orchestrator)
Printemps (Tres modere; Modere)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ludovit Rajter (conductor)

05:01 AM
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Petite Suite
Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists

05:09 AM
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto for 2 violins, 2 cellos & orchestra in D major, RV 564
Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (director)

05:19 AM
Bo Holten (b. 1948)
Nordisk Suite
Det Jyske Kammerkor, Hanne Hohwu (soprano), Birgitte Moller (soprano), Mogens Dahl (conductor)

05:31 AM
Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1924)
Valse for piano in E major, Op 34 No 1
Dennis Hennig (piano)

05:39 AM
Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
String Sonata no 5 in E flat major
Camerata Bern

05:54 AM
William Byrd (1543-1623)
Content is rich
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Rose Consort of Viols

05:59 AM
Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
Symphony No.4 (H.305)
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Valek (conductor)

06:36 AM
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Sonata for cello and piano (Op.65) in G minor
Zara Nelsova (cello), Grant Johannesen (piano)

6 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Theodora - oratorio in 3 acts: Act 1

    Singer: Louise Alder. Singer: Iestyn Davies. Singer: Benjamin Hulett. Singer: Ann Hallenberg. Singer: Tareq Nazmi. Choir: Arcangelo Chorus. Orchestra: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Theodora - oratorio in 3 acts: Act 2

    Singer: Louise Alder. Singer: Iestyn Davies. Singer: Benjamin Hulett. Singer: Ann Hallenberg. Singer: Tareq Nazmi. Choir: Arcangelo Chorus. Orchestra: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Theodora - oratorio in 3 acts: Act 3

    Singer: Louise Alder. Singer: Iestyn Davies. Singer: Benjamin Hulett. Singer: Ann Hallenberg. Singer: Tareq Nazmi. Choir: Arcangelo Chorus. Orchestra: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel for piano, Op 24

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • GBBBC.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto for cello and orchestra No.1 in A minor (Op.33)

    Performer: Jozef Podhradsky. Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Oliver von Dohnányi.
    • SKSR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Quartet in E flat major, K493

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Performer: Antje Weithaas. Performer: Lars Anders Tomter. Performer: Patrick Demanga.
    • NONRK.
  • Claude Debussy

    Printemps [symphonic suite] (Tres modere; Modere)

    Orchestrator: Henri Büsser. Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Ľudovít Rajter.
    • SKSR.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Petite Suite

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists.
    • GBBBC.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for 2 violins, 2 cellos & orchestra in D major, RV 564

    Ensemble: Europa Galante. Director: Fabio Biondi.
    • NONRK.
  • Bo Holten

    Nordisk Suite

    Choir: Det jyske Kammerkor. Singer: Hanne Hohwu. Singer: Birgitte Moller. Conductor: Mogens Dahl.
    • DKDR.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Valse for piano in E major, Op 34 No 1

    Performer: Dennis Hennig.
    • AUABC.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    String Sonata no 5 in E flat major

    Ensemble: Camerata Bern.
    • CHRSI.
  • William Byrd

    Content is rich

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: Rose Consort of Viols.
    • GBBBC.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Symphony No.4 (H.305) [1945]

    Orchestra: Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimír Válek.
    • CZCR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Sonata for cello and piano (Op.65) in G minor

    Performer: Zara Nelsova. Performer: Grant Johannesen.
    • CACBC.

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