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Music Alive: Bella and Michael play Beethoven

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Bella Hristova and Michael Houstoun bring their shared love of Beethoven to the concert platform in the first of three concerts of the complete sonatas for violin and piano.


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Wednesday 21 November

9:00 AM. The Works

Nick Tipping offers a full menu of masterpieces

SHOSTAKOVICH: Jazz Suite No 1 - Philadelphia Orch/Mariss Jansons (EMI CDC 5 55601)

KETELBEY: In the Mystic Land of Egypt - New Symphony Orch of London/Robert Sharples (Decca 452 987)

SAINT-SAENS: Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Op 22 - Yefim Bronfman (pno), Israel Phil/Zubin Mehta (Helicon 2828471)

WOOD: Roses of Picardy - Teddy Tahu Rhodes (bar), Southern Cross Soloists (ABC Classics ABC 4816826)

BACH: Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor BWV1067 - Emmanuel Pahud (fl), Berlin Baroque Soloists/Rainer Kussmaul (vln/dir) (EMI 5 57111)


VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The cloud-capp'd towers - Viva Voce/John Rosser (VIVA VOCE ACD 901)

COPLAND: Clarinet Concerto - Benny Goodman (cl), Columbia SO/Aaron Copland (CBS MK 42227)

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata No 14 in A minor D784 - Saleem Abboud Ashkar (pno) (EMI 5 87010)


TCHAIKOVSKY: Sérénade mélancolique in B minor - James Ehnes (vln), Sydney SO/Vladimir Ashkenazy (ONYX 4076)

BRAHMS: Symphony No 3 in F Op 90 - Bremen German Chamber Phil/Daniel Harding (Virgin 5 45480)

RAVEL: Jeux d'eau - Diedre Irons (pno) (RNZ UA43)

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