Katie Derham presents music by Wagner, Franck, Liszt, Debussy and Busoni.
Wagner 200: Katie Derham's selection ending this week of music by Wagner and those he influenced includes a performance of his Wesendonck Lieder. There's also a symphonic poem by his father-in-law, Franz Liszt, and a choral work by Debussy which shows the influence of his visit to Bayreuth to see Wagner's Parsifal.
Wagner: Lohengrin Act 1 Prelude
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze (conductor)
Franck: Les éolides
Ulster Orchestra, Jean-Luc Tigaud (conductor)
Wagner, orch. Mottl: Wesendonck Lieder
Jane Dutton (soprano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)
Liszt: Prometheus - symphonic poem (S.99)
BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)
Wagner, arr Vlieger: The Ring - an orchestral adventure
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)
Debussy: La damoiselle élue
Sandrine Piau (soprano), Madeleine Shaw (mezzo), BBC Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thierry Fischer (conductor)
Busoni: Funeral Monument from Geharnischte Suite Op 34a
BBC Philharmonic, Neeme Jarvi (conductor)
Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger
BBC NOW, Andrew Gourlay (conductor).