In Tune - 22/01/2009

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Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world, including conductor Ingo Metzmacher and tenor Stephen Gould talking about their roles in the Royal Opera House's new production of Korngold's Die Tote Stadt. And soprano Angela Gheorghiu joins Sean in the studio ahead of the release of her new recording of Madame Butterfly. 17:02 TCHAIKOVSKY Mazeppa (Gopak) Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Kurt Mazur (conductor) APEX 2564 69324 1 Tr. 5 4’14* 17:07 PUCCINI Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (La Rondine) Magda…Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) Ruggero…Roberto Alagna (tenor) London Symphony Orchestra Antonio Pappano (conductor) EMI CDS 556338 2 Tr. 3 2’21 + appl (on stage) 17:10 CLEMENS NON PAPA Imcessament suis triste et doloreux Ensemble Clement Janequin Dominique Visse Director HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901453 Tr. 16 3’35* 17:15 KORNGOLD Die Tote Stadt: Prelude to Act II… Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra Leif Segerstam conductor NAXOS 8 660060- 1 CD 1 Tr. 8 into 9 7’45 fade out… 17:29 KORNGOLD Die Tote Stadt…Mariette’s Lute song (tbc) Mariette…Nadja Michael Paul……tbc Netherlands Opera Ingo Metzmacher conductor CD-R (Private Recording of Netherlands Opera) Tr.5-6 5’00 17:40 KORNGOLD Military March Hamburg State Philharmonic Ingo Metzmacher (conductor) EMI CDC 557129 2 Tr. 6 4’05 + appl 17:45 DORNEL Sonata in B minor, Op. 3 no.3 Passacaglia Ensemble NAXOS 8 570986 Tr. 33-36 7’57* 17:54 DEBUSSY Images, First Series (Reflets dans l’eau) Jean-Efflam Bavouzet CHANDOS CHAN 10497 Tr.1 5’08 18:03 DALLAPICCOLA Tartiniana: 4th mvt (A la musette) James Ehnes (violin) BBC Philharmonic Gianandrea Noseda conductor CHANDOS CHAN 10258 Tr. 4 3’28* 18:07 SCHUMANN Klavierstucke, Op.32 Andreas Staier (fortepiano) HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901989 tr. 9-12 7’55* 18:18 PUCCINI Voliatemi bene, un bene piccolino (Madama Butterfly, Act 1) Cio Cio San….Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) Pinkerton……Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Antonio Pappano conductor EMI CD 1 Tr. 17 7’10* 18:33 PUCCINI Mia gelosa (Tosca) Tosca….Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) Cavaradossi… Roberto Alagna (tenor) Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Antonio Pappano (conductor) EMI 214599 2 Tr. 18 3’52* 18:40 PUCCINI Un bel di vedremo (Madama Butterfly, Act 2) Cio Cio San….Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Antonio Pappano conductor EMI CD 1 Tr. 20 4’20* 18:45 TALLIS O Nata Lux Tallis Scholars Harry Christophers (director) GIMMELL CDGIM210 CD2 Tr.3 2’06 18:48 CHOPIN Allegro de concert in A, Op.46 Nikolai Demidenko (piano) HYPERION CDA 66597 Tr. 4 11’29*