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In Tune - 03/11/2009 ENO Double Bill, Shesh Besh


Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world. Celebrated American director Daniel Kramer discusses the new opera and ballet double bill at English National Opera of Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. And Arab-Israeli ensemble Shesh Besh, featuring members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, performs in the studio ahead of its UK concerts. 17.02 TCHAIKOVSKY Swan Lake (Waltz) Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Zubin Mehta (conductor) TELDEC 4509 90201 2 Track 3 6’51 17.10 Adham Bek A’Santury Longa Shahnaz Shesh Besh – The Arab-Jewish Ensemble ACUM Track 10 2’34 17.13 BARTOK Will you enter? (opening, Duke Bluebeard’s Castle) John Tomlinson (bass (Bluebeard) Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano (Judith) Orchestra of Opera North Richard Farnes (conductor) CHANDOS CHAN3133 Track 2 3’30 17.21 BARTOK The Armoury (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle) John Tomlinson (bass (Bluebeard) Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano (Judith) Orchestra of Opera North Richard Farnes (conductor) CHANDOS CHAN3133 Tracks 8-9 4’29 17.31 BARTOK Fifth Door (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle) John Tomlinson (bass (Bluebeard) Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano (Judith) Orchestra of Opera North Richard Farnes (conductor) CHANDOS CHAN3133 Tracks 12-13 6’56 17.39 SCHUMANN Kinderszenen Op. 15 Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) EMI 6 98360 2 Tracks 20-32 19’01 18.03 KHACHATURIAN Waltz (Masquerade) Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra Paavo Järvi (conductor) VIRGIN 545 609 2 Track 2 4’08 18.08 SCHUBERT arr.Schoenberg Standchen, D.889 LUIGI DENZA arr.Schoenberg Funiculi-Funicula Markus Schafer, tenor Soloists of Lyons Opera Orchestra ERATO 0630 13541 Tracks 7-8 4’35 18.14 BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D, op.61 (final movement) Janine Jansen (violin) Deutsche Chamber-philharmonic Bremen Paavo Jarvi (conductor) DECCA 478 1530 Track 3 9’11 18.24 HANDEL Nisi Dominus Diana Montague (contralto) John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Simon Birchall (bass) Choir and Orchestra of Westminster Abbey Simon Preston (conductor) ARCHIV 423 594 2 Tracks 10-15 12’14 18.37 LIVE MUSIC JS BACH Suite for Orchestra No. 2 BWV. 1067 in B minor (7th movement – Badinerie) M. SHELEM Shibolet Basade (A Sheaf of Wheat in the Field) Sami Khashibun (Oriental Violin) Saida Bar-Lev (Violin and Viola) Yossi Arnheim (Flute) Alfred Hajar (Ney) Ramsis Kasis (Oud) Bishara Naddaf (Deff, Darbuka) Peter Marck (Double Bass) 3'25 18.46 LIVE MUSIC ASSI & MANSOUR RAHBANI Nasam Alaina el Hawa (Air Blew on us) Reham Hamadi (singer) Sami Khashibun (Oriental Violin) Saida Bar-Lev (Violin and Viola) Yossi Arnheim (Flute) Alfred Hajar (Ney) Ramsis Kasis (Oud) Bishara Naddaf (Deff, Darbuka) Peter Marck (Double Bass) 3'35 18.53 LIVE MUSIC SAMI KHASHIBOUN Spring Longa Sami Khashibun (Oriental Violin) Saida Bar-Lev (Violin and Viola) Yossi Arnheim (Flute) Alfred Hajar (Ney) Ramsis Kasis (Oud) Bishara Naddaf (Deff, Darbuka) Peter Marck (Double Bass) 2'52 18.58 CHOPIN Waltz in A flat Op. 70 Ingrid Fliter (piano) EMI 50999 69835124 Track 14 1’19