Medea

Lucie Skeaping studies the story of Medea in all its horrific glory, and illustrates the tale with musical examples from Baroque and Classical opera, cantata and melodrama.

Jiri Antonin Benda: Medea (extract) Hertha Schell (Medea) Prague Chamber Orchestra Christian Benda (conductor) Clérambault: Médée (extract) Julianne Baird (soprano) American Baroque Stephen Schultz (director) Caldara: Medea in Corinto Gérard Lesne (countertenor) Il Seminario musicale Charpentier: Medea Acts IV and V (extracts) Lorraine Hunt (Medea) Mark Padmore (Jason) Monique Zanetti (Creusa) Isabelle Desrochers (Cléone).

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Sunday Play19910908

Producer: E. O'CALLAGHAN

Next in series: PART 1

Previous in series: SOUND ARCHIVE

Description

A new version by Brendan KENNELLY, inspired by Euripides. When Medea is betrayed by Jason, for whom she has won the Golden Fleece, the result is vengeful and bloody. Dir. Eoin O'CALLAGHAN

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

classic drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

08 Sep 1991 22:05-23:35 (RADIO 3)

05 Jul 1992 19:40-21:10 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Nigel Anthony (Actor)

Garard Green (Actor)

Maurice Denham (Actor)

Annette Crosbie (Actor)

Harriet Walter (Actor)

Nickolas Grace (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Alan Barker (Actor)

Euripides (Author)

Brendan Kennelly (Author)

David Byers (Composer)

Eoin O'Callaghan (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-03-18

Producer: E. O'CALLAGHAN

Next in series: PART 1

Previous in series: SOUND ARCHIVE

Description

A new version by Brendan KENNELLY, inspired by Euripides. When Medea is betrayed by Jason, for whom she has won the Golden Fleece, the result is vengeful and bloody. Dir. Eoin O'CALLAGHAN

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

classic drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

08 Sep 1991 22:05-23:35 (RADIO 3)

05 Jul 1992 19:40-21:10 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Nigel Anthony (Actor)

Garard Green (Actor)

Maurice Denham (Actor)

Annette Crosbie (Actor)

Harriet Walter (Actor)

Nickolas Grace (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Alan Barker (Actor)

Euripides (Author)

Brendan Kennelly (Author)

David Byers (Composer)

Eoin O'Callaghan (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-03-18

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 3

EMS20040222

Lucie Skeaping studies the story of Medea in all its horrific glory, and illustrates the tale with musical examples from Baroque and Classical opera, cantata and melodrama.

Jiri Antonin Benda: Medea (extract) Hertha Schell (Medea) Prague Chamber Orchestra Christian Benda (conductor) Clérambault: Médée (extract) Julianne Baird (soprano) American Baroque Stephen Schultz (director) Caldara: Medea in Corinto Gérard Lesne (countertenor) Il Seminario musicale Charpentier: Medea Acts IV & V (extracts) Lorraine Hunt (Medea) Mark Padmore (Jason) Monique Zanetti (Creusa) Isabelle Desrochers (Cléone).

EMS20040222

Lucie Skeaping studies the story of Medea in all its horrific glory, and illustrates the tale with musical examples from Baroque and Classical opera, cantata and melodrama.

Jiri Antonin Benda: Medea (extract) Hertha Schell (Medea) Prague Chamber Orchestra Christian Benda (conductor) Clérambault: Médée (extract) Julianne Baird (soprano) American Baroque Stephen Schultz (director) Caldara: Medea in Corinto Gérard Lesne (countertenor) Il Seminario musicale Charpentier: Medea Acts IV and V (extracts) Lorraine Hunt (Medea) Mark Padmore (Jason) Monique Zanetti (Creusa) Isabelle Desrochers (Cléone).

SUNP2001052020021229
20040828 (BBC7)

Translated by Kenneth McLeish and Frederic Raphael. Fiona Shaw stars in and directs Deborah Warner's acclaimed production of Euripides's two-and-a-half-thousand-year-old tragedy of betrayal and vengeance. Fiona Shaw (Medea), Jonathan Cake (Jason), Janny Galloway (Nurse), Jonathan Slinger (Tutor), Struan Rodger (Kreon), Leo Wringer (Aegeus), Robert Hines (Messenger), Mikey Press and Jack Richards (children), Gabrielle Lloyd, Moya Brady, Gillian Hanna, Emma Dewhurst, Kate Fleetwood, Joyce Henderson and Pauline Lynch (Chorus). Music by Mel Shaw, with Rhonwyn Hayes (singer).

BBC 7's World Theatre season continues with Euripides' telling of the Medea myth. Directed by and starring Fiona Shaw.

SUNP2001052020021229
20040828 (BBC7)

Translated by Kenneth McLeish and Frederic Raphael. Fiona Shaw stars in and directs Deborah Warner's acclaimed production of Euripides's two-and-a-half-thousand-year-old tragedy of betrayal and vengeance. Fiona Shaw (Medea), Jonathan Cake (Jason), Janny Galloway (Nurse), Jonathan Slinger (Tutor), Struan Rodger (Kreon), Leo Wringer (Aegeus), Robert Hines (Messenger), Mikey Press and Jack Richards (children), Gabrielle Lloyd, Moya Brady, Gillian Hanna, Emma Dewhurst, Kate Fleetwood, Joyce Henderson and Pauline Lynch (Chorus). Music by Mel Shaw, with Rhonwyn Hayes (singer).

BBC 7's World Theatre season continues with Euripides' telling of the Medea myth. Directed by and starring Fiona Shaw.