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In Tune - 22/04/2009 Semyon Bychkov and Gianandrea Noseda


Presented by Sean Rafferty. Two world class conductors and an operatic tenor. Conductor Semyon Bychkov and tenor Johan Botha talk about the forthcoming Royal Opera House production of Wagner's Lohengrin - a work with particular resonance for Bychkov; and conductor Gianandrea Noseda discusses the role of Faust in a concert performance of Berlioz's masterpiece "La Damnation de Faust" taking place in Manchester. 17.02 RACHMANINOV Scherzo in d minor St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Mariss Jansons (conductor) EMI CDC5 55140 2 T.6 5’23 17.08 GLUCK transc. Kempff Orpheus’s Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits Wilhelm Kempff (piano) DG439 672 2 CD.1 T.11-12 4’38 17.13 WAGNER Lohengrin, Prelude Act III Scene 1 Johan Botha, tenor (Lohengrin) West German Radio Choir of Cologne Prague Chamber Choir North German Radio Choir West German Radio Symphony Orchestra Semyon Bychkov (conductor) PROFIL PH09004 CD.3 T.1-2 7’45 17.29 WAGNER Lohengrin, Atmest du nicht mit mir die susen Dufte? Act III Sc 2 Johan Botha, tenor (Lohengrin) Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano (Elsa von Brabant) West German Radio Choir of Cologne Prague Chamber Choir North German Radio Choir West German Radio Symphony Orchestra Semyon Bychkov (conductor) PROFIL PH09004 CD.3 T.5 4’40 17.39 WAGNER Lohengrin, Mein lieber Schwan, Act III Sc 3 Johan Botha, tenor (Lohengrin) Petra Lang, mezzo-soprano (Ortrud) Kwangchul Youn, bass (King Henry) West German Radio Choir of Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra of Cologne Semyon Bychkov (conductor) PROFIL PH09004 CD.3 T.11 9’31 17.52 RAVEL arr. Peter Sadlo Ma Mere l’Oye, Les Entretiens de la Belle dt de la Bete, Le Jardin feerique Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire (pianos) Peter Sadlo, Edgar Guggeis (percussion) DG 439 867-2 Tr 7-8 7’38 18.03 BERLIOZ Hungarian March (La Damnation de Faust) London Symphony Orchestra Sir Colin Davis (conductor) LSO 0008 CD.1 T.3 5’07 18.12 BERLIOZ Mephistopheles’s Song ‘ Song of the Flea’; Assez!Fuyons ces lieux; Mephistopheles’s Aria ‘Voici des Roses’; London Symphony Orchestra Sir Colin Davis (conductor) LSO 0008 CD.1 T.12-14 6’18 18.21 BERLIOZ The Ride to the Abyss; Pandemonium Giuseppe Sabbatini, tenor (Faust) Michele Pertusi, bass (Mephistopheles) London Symphony Chorus London Symphony Orchestra Sir Colin Davis (conductor) LSO 0008 CD.1 T.15-16 8’09 18.32 DEBUSSY L’Isle Joyeuse Simon Trpceski (piano) EMI 5 00272 2 T.16 5’47 18.49 JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH Sinfonia Concertante in F major Karl Gruber, oboe Anner Bylsmer, cello Vienna Concentus Musicus Nikolaus Harnoncourt, director WCJ 2564 69465 1 T.7-8 10’49 18.06 BYRD Ne irascaris. Domine Choir of Westminster Abbey James O’Donnell (director) Hyperion CDA67704 Tr.8 8.53