Carolyn Sampson on BBC Radio 3 CD Review

This Saturday 18th July 2015, Carolyn Sampson will be on the BBC Radio 3 CD Review programme at 10:50 being interviewed by Andrew MacGregor about her favourite CDs.   CD Review is on BBC Radio 3 (90-92 FM and Digital Radio) every Saturday 0900-1215 and is presented by Andrew McGregor. As well as the Building a Library feature (which looks at recordings of a specific work), the programme reviews a wide range of new releases with guest reviewers.

The programme details are:

10.50am Carolyn Sampson interview

Andrew talks to the celebrated and versatile soprano Carolyn Sampson whose career spans the world’s concert halls and opera stages.

A French Baroque Diva

FIOCCO, J H: Laudate pueri (Part 1 of Laudate pueri); A solis ortu (Part 3 of Laudate pueri); Alleluia (Part 4 of Laudate pueri)

LACOSTE: Ah! quand reviendront nos beaux jours?

LALANDE: Regna terrae (Movement 5 of Exsurgat Deus, S71); Sinfonie (Movement 1 of Te Deum laudamus, S32); Tu rex gloriae (Movement 8 of Te Deum laudamus, S32); Tu ad liberandum suscepturus hominem (Movement 9 of Te Deum laudamus, S32); Viderunt omnes termini terrae (Movement 5 of Cantate Domino, S72)

MONDONVILLE: Gasouillats auzelets (Act 1 Scene 2 from Daphnis et Alcimadure); Venite, adoremus (Movement 4 of Venite, exsultemus); Hodie si vocem (Movement 6 of Venite, exsultemus)

RAMEAU: Tristes apprets (from Castor et Pollux); Amour, lance tes traits (from Les fetes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour); La Lyre Enchantee

ROUSSEAU, J-J: Salve regina

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)


Couperin: Trois Lecons de Tenebres

COUPERIN, F: Trois Lecons de Tenebres; Motet pour le jour de Paques; Magnificat

MARAIS, M: Tombeau pour Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe; Chaconne in A major


Susanne Heinrich (viol), Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Marianne Beate Kielland (mezzo), Lynda Sayce (theorbo), Robert King (chamber organ), King’s Consort, Robert King (conductor)


BACH, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Ian Bostridge (Evangelist), Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)


Mozart: Requiem & Vesperae solennes de confessore

MOZART: Requiem in D minor, K626; Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K339

Carolyn Sampson, Marianne Beate Kielland, Makato Sakurada, Christian Immler, Bach Collegium Japan, Masaki Suzuki

BIS BIS2091 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 14 & 21

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 14 in E flat major, K449; Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K467 ‘Elvira Madigan’; Ch’io mi scordi di te?… Non temer, amato bene, K505

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano), Die Kolner Akadamie, Michael Alexander Willens (conductor)

BIS BIS2054 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

Carolyn Sampson: Fleurs

BOULANGER, L: Les lilas qui avaient fleuri

BRITTEN: The Nightingale and the Rose

CHABRIER: Toutes les fleurs

DEBUSSY: De fleurs

FAURE: Le papillon et la fleur Op. 1 No. 1; Fleur jetee Op. 39 No. 2; Les roses d’Ispahan Op. 39 No. 4

GOUNOD: Le temps des roses

HAHN, R: Offrande


PURCELL: Sweeter than Roses (from Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country, Z585)

QUILTER: Damask Roses

SCHUBERT: Im Haine, D738; Die Blumensprache D519 (Platner)

SCHUMANN: Schneeglockchen Op. 79 No. 26; Die Blume der Ergebung Op. 83 No. 2 (Friedrich Ruckert); Jasminenstrauch Op. 27 No. 4 (Friedrich Ruckert); Meine Rose Op. 90 No. 2; Roselein, Roselein! Op. 89 No. 6 (‘Wielfried von der Neun’)

STRAUSS, R: Madchenblumen (4 songs) Op. 22; Das Rosenband Op. 36 No. 1

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano)

BIS BIS2102 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

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