April 2015 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, April 1st 2015

'Sound and Vision' 
Presenters: T. Donovan & Jim Bruce
  1. Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music (20:44)
  2. Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall: Mahler's Symphony No. 1 (excerpt) played by Berlin Philharmonic, cond. Simon Rattle (3:27)
  3. Dudley Moore: Little Miss Britten (1:25)
  4. Metropolitan Opera, New York: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle from Bizet's Carmen, sung by Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano (4:35)
  5. Alice Herz-Sommer: The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (excerpt) (11:24)
  6. Jacqueline du Pré & Daniel Barenboim: Jacqueline du Pré in Portrait (excerpts) including Elgar's Cello Concerto (ii. Lento - Allegro molto) (6:55)
  7. Mozart in the Movies: Extracts from The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Amadeus (1984) (9:38)
  8. Steve Reich: Reich on Reich (excerpt); Music for 18 Musicians (Pulses, Section 1) (10:30)
  9. Mariinsky Ballet, St. Petersburg: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake (Final scenes), cond. Valery Gergiev (12:27)

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