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In Tune - 11/08/2008


Live from the Edinburgh Festival. Petroc Trelawny interviews Jonathan Mills, director of the Edinburgh International Festival, and talks to a selection of the top artists from around the world appearing at the festival, including organist Naji Hakim, pianist Gabriela Montero, conductor Emmanuelle Haim, and members of Scottish Opera's new production of Smetana's Two Widows. Simon Callow pops in to read some Dickens from his Fringe show, and Petroc highlights other Fringe artists including accordionist Sandy Brechin and a tribute show to George Formby. Bartok Swindherd’s Dance Budapest Festival Orchestra Ivan Fischer (conductor) PHILIPS 4544302 Track 7 2’11 Prokofiev Symphony No.1: finale London Symphony Orchestra Valery Gergiev (conductor) PHILIPS CD1 Track 4 3’40 Hakim Glenalmond Suite Naji Hakim (organ) SIGNUM SIGCD130 Track 17 2’05 Messiaen La nativite du Seigneur: Dieu parmi nous… Naji Hakim (organ) EMI 5722722 Track 7 8’44 Smetana Two Widows: Overture Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra Jaroslav Krombholc (conductor) PRAGA PR250022/23 CD 1 Track 1 6’42 Smetana Two Widows: Aria ‘Oh love, torturer of all hearts’ Anezka… Marcela Machotkova (soprano) Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra Jaroslav Krombholc (conductor) PRAGA PR250022/23 CD 2 Track 6 2’55 Smetana Two Widows: Duet ‘It’s decided’ Karolina…Jana Jonasova (soprano) Anezka….Marcela Machotkova (soprano) Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra Jaroslav Krombholc (conductor) PRAGA PR250022/23 CD 2 Track 2 1’51 Trad. Adieu sweet lovely Nancy Ewan Wilkinson (vocals/guitar) Sandy Brechin (accordion) Ronan Martin (violin) BBC Recording (in Sandy Brecin’s living room!) 3’28 J.S. Bach / Montero Prelude in C Gabriela Montero (piano) EMI 3514452 Track 7 4’18 Arne / Montero Rule Brittania! Gabriela Montero (piano) BBC Recording (‘In Tune’, 2008) 2’14 Trad. Strip the Willow (extract) Sandy Brechin (accordion) Aly Macrae and the Macrazy Vaudeville Orchestra BAR CDBAR005 Track 5 0’18 Wilkinson Lost in the day Ewan Wilkinson (vocals/guitar) Sandy Brechin (accordion) Ronan Martin (fiddle) BBC Recording (in Sandy Brechin’s living room!) 3’31 Buchanan From a late night train (extract) Blue Nile LINN LKHCD2 Track 5 0’40 Handel Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno: Sonata Le Concert d’Astree Emmanuelle Haim (director) VIRGIN 3634282 CD 1 Track 1 4’51 Handel Israel in Egypt: He rebuked the Red Sea (chorus) Monteverdi Choir English Baroque Soloists John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) PHILIPS 4321102 CD 1 Track 11 2’58 Handel Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay (The Choice of Hercules) Robin Blaze (countertenor) King’s Consort Robert King HYPERION CDA67298 Track 15 4’19 Adam Giselle: Pas seul, Act 1 (Variation de Giselle) Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Richard Bonynge (conductor) DECCA 4175052 CD 2 Track 10 2’08 Stravinsky Duo Concertant: Gigue Leonidas Kavakos (violin) Peter Nagy (piano) ECM 4727672 Track 4 4’23 Trad. Byzantine Why are you amazed O Mary? Sister Marie Keyrouz (vocal) EMI 5453892 Track 2 5’30