March 2008 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, March 5th 2008

  1. Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66 (Act I: Prologue: March (No. 1). Entrance of King and Court; Scena (No. 7). The Four Princes; Finale (No. 9). La Fée des lilas paraît) - Russian National Orchestra; cond. Mikhail Pletnev (14:28)

  2. Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953): Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64 (Act I, Dance of the Knights) - National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine; cond. Andrew Mogrelia (5:50)

  3. Sergey Prokofiev: Cinderella, Suite No. 1 for orchestra, Op. 107 (Cinderella's Waltz) - Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra; cond. Theodore Kuchar (2:45)

  4. Erik Satie (1866-1925): Gymnopedies for piano, 1 & 2 - Aldo Ciccolini, piano (5:37)

  5. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908): Scheherazade, symphonic suite for orchestra, Op. 35 (1. "The Sea and Sinbad's ship" in E major") - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Herbert von Karajan (10:01)

  6. Léon Minkus (1826-1917): La Bayadere (4. Maestoso; 5. Andante sostenuto; 6. Moderato assai; 7. Allegro molto; 8. Moderato con moto) - English Chamber Orchestra; cond. Richard Bonynge (10:30)

  7. Michael Tippett (1905-1998): Negro Spirituals (5), for chorus (from "A Child of Our Time") - BBC Singers; cond. Stephen Cleobury (12:11)

  8. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Symphony No. 4 in A major ("Italian"), Op. 90 - London Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Franz Welser-Möst (30:02)


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