Sam Boden on In Tune

May 22, 2018

Samuel Boden
Photo: Marco BorggreveTenor Samuel Boden will appear as a guest on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune on May 23. As well as some Fauré and Britten performed live in the studio listeners can hear his recording of the Charpentier Seconde leçon de Ténèbres du Mercredi saint with Arcangelo directed by Jonathan Cohen  to be released by Hyperion Records.

Samuel Boden TenorTenor Samuel Boden will join the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sir Andrew Davis on January 22 at The Barbican to sing Berlioz Romeo et Juliette. The performance will be followed by recording sessions for future release on the Chandos label and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on January 26.

Nicholas Kraemer - conductorConductor Nicholas Kraemer appears on BBC Radio 3 In Tune as Sean Rafferty’s guest on Monday April 6. Having recently turned 70, Nicholas will be discussing the stylistic developments he has witnessed over his long career. He will also preview his forthcoming concert with the English Chamber Orchestra on April 14 at Cadogan Hall, London when he will be joined by pianist Imogen Copper and soprano Mary Bevan for a programme of Bach, Handel and Mozart.

Chillin' in Aix-en-Provence

Samuel Boden sings Abaris in Rameau’s Les Boréades from this summer’s Aix-en-Provence Festival on BBC Radio 3. The broadcast at 14:00 GMT on October 30 (plus 7 days afterwards on Iplayer) features Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble under Marc Minkowski.  “British tenor Samuel Boden … achieves a personal triumph thanks to his clear and bright timbre, stylistic intelligence, admirable clarity of diction and his flawless virtuosity.” Opera Online  – 21 July 2014 (trans.) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04mbjjw

 

Samuel Boden - Tenor Tenor Samuel Boden’s interpretation of the title role of Cavalli’s L’Ormindo can be heard on BBC Radio 3 for a week from later today.  The Royal Opera/Globe Theatre co-production at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse has been a wild success: Samuel Boden’s dreamy Ormindo – The Guardian; …led by the vocally remarkable Sam Boden in the title role – New York Times; My laurels ulimately go to Boden’s seductive, cheeky Ormindo – The Times.

Plans for a revival next season are well advanced. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Dietrich Henschel - baritone - c. Thibault Stipal-Naïve - 001 - high resTwo CPM artists will feature on BBC Radio 3’s CD Review programme on January 25. Dietrich Henschel’s long-awaited disc of the complete Mahler Wunderhorn songs with Boris Berezovsky is reviewed – see the fascinating introductory video. In addition, Rameau: Le Grand Theatre de L’amour, featuring Samuel Boden with soprano Sabine Devieilhe, Les Ambassadeurs and Alexis Kossenko (director) is Disc of the Week. Samuel Boden c. Robert Bridgens

Dietrich Henschel and Steven Osborne, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Star rating: * * * * *

LOST love, crumbling faith and existential despair: German baritone Dietrich Henschel’s EIF recital was a pretty dark affair.
But it was riveting from start to finish, his compelling and often highly theatrical interpretations partnered superbly by the subtle yet commanding playing of Edinburgh-born pianist Steven Osborne.Full review in The Scotsman. Picture at http://flic.kr/p/cZCB7C , last chance to hear the recital on Iplayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/b01m5krl

 

Dietrich Henschel + Steven Osborne - Mon 27 August 2012 -0124

David Hill will conduct the première of Bob Chilcott’s The Angry Planet at the BBC Proms on  August 5. Commissioned by The Bach Choir, the performance will feature four choirs – The Bach Choir, The BBC Singers, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and childrens’ choirs from several London boroughs. View a video about the piece at http://www.thebachchoir.org.uk/videos/angryplanet.php. David Hill will discuss the work on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune programme on August 3 –

Nicholas Kraemer will be talking about the development of the symphony on BBC Radio 3’s Afternoon on Three on November 7. Broadcast from 14.00 GMT the programme includes Kraemer conducting Haydn Symphonies Nos 22, the ‘Philospher,‘ and 45, the ‘Farewell’,  which can be heard via BBC Iplayer for seven days after broadcast. Full details at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b016vn04. If you can’t wait until then, his interpretation 0f Haydn 75 is available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b016kdyp/ until November 8.

Soprano Helen-Jane Howells makes her first appearance on BBC Radio 3 on April 21 at 19.00. Stepping in at short notice, Helen-Jane joined The Bach Choir, Florilegium and conductor David Hill for Bach’s St Matthew Passion recorded on April 10 at the Royal Festival Hall, London.  Full details can be found  here and the performance will be available to listen again for 7 days via BBC Iplayer.

David Hill’s new version of the Fauré Requiem for choir and small instrumental ensemble is broadcast on April 20 and will also be available on Iplayer for a week.