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Simon Trpceski, Aleksandra Kurzak and Roberto Alagna, Lucy Crowe

Katie Derham talks to soprano Aleksandra Kurzak and tenor Roberto Alagna. She also introduces a Home Session from pianist Simon Trpceski and friends.

Katie Derham talks to soprano Aleksandra Kurzak and tenor Roberto Alagna. She also introduces a Home Session from the pianist Simon Trpceski and friends, all playing remotely. And another soprano, Lucy Crowe, joins Katie to look forward to her appearance at Wigmore Hall and live on Radio 3 next week.

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Music Played

  • Gustav Holst

    Jupiter (The Planets)

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra; Holst: The Planets Suite.
    • Chandos.
    • 013.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Danza (Notturno e danza)

    Performer: Pekka Kuusisto. Performer: Paavali Jumppanen.
    • Ondine.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2, 'Fifths' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Chiaroscuro Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Op. 76 Nos. 1-3.
    • BIS.
    • 204.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (Prologue)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Bernstein: Arias and Barcarolles etc.:LSO/Tilson Thomas.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 15.
  • Francesco Cilea

    Ecco: respiro appena...Io son l'umile ancella (Adriana Lecouvreur)

    Librettist: Arturo Colautti. Singer: Aleksandra Kurzak. Orchestra: Morphing Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Frédéric Chaslin.
    • Aleksandra Kurzak - Desire.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • Teodoro Cottrau

    Santa Lucia

    Performer: Julien Martineau. Singer: Roberto Alagna. Orchestra: Orchestre National d'Île de France. Conductor: Yvan Cassar.
    • Sony.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E minor (1st mvt)

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Dances from The Two Fiddlers

    Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies.
    • Unicorn.
  • Anonymous

    Improvisation on an anonymous Jota from the Saldivar Codex

    Performer: Pedro Estevan. Performer: Marc Clos.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Jazz Suite No 2: Waltz 2

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Hush, ye pretty warbling quire! (Acis and Galatea)

    Singer: Lucy Crowe. Orchestra: Early Opera Company. Conductor: Christian Curnyn.
    • Chandos.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Polonaise, Op 49

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
    • Lyadov: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 16.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Rondo capriccioso, Op 14

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1&2: Perahia.
    • CBS.
    • 9.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orfeo and Euridice)

    Performer: Simon Trpceski. Performer: Hidan Mamudov. Performer: Aleksandar Krapovski. Performer: Alexander Somov. Music Arranger: Scottie Thompson.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Bluebird pas de deux (Sleeping Beauty)

    Music Arranger: Igor Stravinsky. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • BIS.
  • Jesse Harris

    Don't Know Why

    Music Arranger: Jacob Collier. Singer: Jacob Collier.

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