Monday Night at the Opera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Hosted by: Meera Collier-Mitchell

Monday, April 16, 2007

 

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Josef Mysliveček

Antigona: Sarò qual è il torrente

L’Olimpiade: Che non mi disse un di!

Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano

Prague Philharmonia, Michel Swierczewski, cond.

Le Belle Immagini

Deutsche Grammophon

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

La clemenza di Tito: Deh, per questo instante solo

Johannes Brahms

·        Liebestreu

·        Vergebliches Ständchen

·        Däs Madchen

·        Therese

·        Mädchenlied

·         Der Jäger

Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano

Roger Vignoles, piano

Lieder

Harmonia Mundi

7:30

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Text by A.E. Housman

Along the Field:

·        We’ll to the woods no more

·        Along the field

·        The half-moon westers low

·        In the mornings

·        The sigh that heaves the grasses

·        Good-bye

·        Fancy’s Knell

·        With rue my heart is laden

John Mark Ainsley, tenor

Leo Phillips, violin

Vaughan Williams: Along the Field, On Wenlock Edge, Merciless Beauty, Ten Blake Songs, and other songs

Hyperion

John Ireland
(1879-1962)

Text by John Masefield

Sea Fever

The Vagabond

The Bells of San Marie

Bryn Terfel, baritone

Malcolm Martineau, piano

The Vagabond & other songs by Vaughan Williams

Deutsche Grammophon

8:00

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Text by Walt Whitman

A Sea Symphony, No. 1

·        A Song for all Seas, all Ships

·        On the Beach at Night, alone

·        Scherzo—­The Waves

·        The Explorers

Yvonne Kenny, soprano

Brian Rayner Cook, baritone

The London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Bryden Thomson, cond.

A Sea Symphony

Chandos Digital

9:00

Stephen Scott
(b. 1944)

Text by William Wordsworth

·        The Old Hall

·        Windermere Racing

·        Barcarola

·        O’er Vales that Teem with Fruits: Hector and Harold in Italy (text by George Gordon, Lord Byron)

The Bowed Piano Ensemble

Victoria Hansen, soprano

The Deep Spaces

New Albion Records

Traditional

Russian Medley

Quartetto Gelato

Quartetto Gelato

Marquis Classics