Classical Collection - 18/03/2008

With Sarah Walker. 10.00am Bach, arr. Busoni: Chaconne (Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV 1004) Artur Rubinstein (piano) RCA RD85673 10.16am Mozart: Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Monica Huggett (violin/director) VIRGIN VERITAS VC 545010-2 10.44am Bernstein: Candide (conclusion, Act II) Candide ...... Jerry Hadley (tenor) Cunegonde ...... June Anderson (soprano) Old Lady ...... Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) Pangloss ...... Adolph Green (baritone) London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Leonard Bernstein (conductor) DG 429 734-2 (2-CD set) 11.01am Vaughan Williams: Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus Northern Sinfonia of England Richard Hickox (conductor) EMI CDC 749745-2 11.13am Elgar: Serenade lyrique - Northern Sinfonia Orchestra Neville Marriner (conductor) EMI CDM 565593-2 11.17am Elgar: Rosemary Peter Pettinger (piano) CHANDOS CHAN8438 11.21am Elgar: Harmony Music No 1 Athena Ensemble CHANDOS CHAN6553 11.26am Arban, arr. Pichaureau: Theme and Variations on The Carnival of Venice Maurice Andre (trumpet) National Orchestra of Monte-Carlo Opera Marc Soustrot (conductor) ERATO 2292 45185-2 11.35am Verdi: Rigoletto (conclusion, Act II) Rigoletto ...... Tito Gobbi (baritone) Gilda ...... Maria Callas (soprano) Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala, Milan Giuseppe di Stefano (conductor) EMI CDS 556327-2 (2-CD set).