February 2015 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, February 4th 2015
    'February - Plus'
    Presenter: Sheila Thomson

  1. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Four Seasons, Op.8 (Concerto for Violin in F minor No.4 'Winter', RV 297) - Concentus Musicus Wien, cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (7:47)
  2. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Prelude and Fugue in A minor - Robert Parkins, organ (6:02)
  3. Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953): Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (Act II, Scene 2: Balcony Scene & Romeo’s Variation) - London Symphony Orchestra, cond. André Previn. (5:14)
  4. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Symphony No.3 in A Minor Op.56 'Scottish' (ii. Allegro un poco agitato) - London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Franz Welser-Möst (9:24)
  5. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): La bohème (Act I: Si,Mi chiamano Mimi, O soave fanciulla) - Luciano Pavarotti, tenor; Nuccia Focile, soprano; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Maurizio Benini (9:22)
  6. George Frederic Handel (1681-1759): Orlando, HWV 31 (Act I: Povera me!) - Emma Kirkby, soprano; The Academy of Ancient Music, cond. Christopher Hogwood (3:22)
  7. Fernando Sor (1778-1839): Introduction, Theme & Variations on a theme from Mozart's "The Magic Flute," Op. 9 - John Holmquist, guitar (6:11)
  8. Karl Jenkins (1944- ): The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace (Now The Guns Have Stopped) - Rachel Lloyd, mezzo soprano; London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Karl Jenkins (3:25)
  9. Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868): The Italian Girl in Algiers (Overture) - Zagreb Festival Orchestra, cond. Michael Halász (7:59)
  10. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): The Oceanides, Op. 73 - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, cond. Simon Rattle (10:31)
  11. Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons, Op.8 (Concerto for Violin in E major No.1 'Spring', RV 269) - Concentus Musicus Wien, cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (8:12)

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