Orchestra of St. Luke's

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Biography

Active: 1979 -
One of the best-known chamber orchestras in America, the Orchestra of St. Luke's was organized in the summer of 1979 to perform at the Caramoor International Music Festival in Katonah, New York. The Orchestra grew out of the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, which was formed in 1974 to play concerts at the Church of St. Luke's in the Fields in New York's Greenwich Village. Roger Norrington served as the Orchestra's first music director (1990-1994); he Read more was succeeded by Charles Mackerras in 1994.

The Orchestra performs an annual subscription series at Carnegie Hall, and is much involved in Carnegie Hall's family concerts and educational programs. It has toured extensively in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan, and takes part in regular out-of-town residencies. The Orchestra has commissioned many compositions (and a few dance pieces), and has premiered over 100 new works by the likes of John Adams, Joan Tower, Anthony Davis, André Previn, and Nicholas Maw. The Orchestra also gained some notoriety by taking part in the rock group Metallica's orchestral tour in 1999.

The Orchestra of St. Luke's has made over seventy recordings for a variety of labels. Two of its recordings on the Nonesuch label have received Grammy Awards: John Adams' Nixon in China, and Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (with soprano Dawn Upshaw). Read less

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Composers

Biography

Active: 1979 -
One of the best-known chamber orchestras in America, the Orchestra of St. Luke's was organized in the summer of 1979 to perform at the Caramoor International Music Festival in Katonah, New York. The Orchestra grew out of the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, which was formed in 1974 to play concerts at the Church of St. Luke's in the Fields in New York's Greenwich Village. Roger Norrington served as the Orchestra's first music director (1990-1994); he Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Prelude
Act I Scene 1: Duet and Trio: The woods are green... (Anne, Tom, Trulove)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Anne, my dear... (Trulove, Anne, Tom)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Here I stand... (Tom)
Act I Scene 1: Aria: Since it is not by merit... (Tom)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Tom Rakewell? (Nick, Tom)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Fair lady... (Nick)
Act I Scene 1: Quartet: I wished but once... (Tom, Nick, Anne, Trulove)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: I'll call the coachman, sir (Nick, Trulove)
Act I Scene 1: Duettino: Farewell, farewell... (Anne, Tom)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: All is ready, sir (Nick, Tom)
Act I Scene 1: Arioso: Dear Father Trulove... (Tom)
Act I Scene 1: Terzettino: Laughter and light... (Tom, Anne, Trulove, Nick)
Act I Scene 2: Chorus: With air commanding... (Roaring boys, Whores)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative and Scene: Come, Tom... (Nick, Mother Goose, Tom)
Act I Scene 2: Chorus: Soon dawn will glitter... (Roaring boys, Whores, Nick)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Brothers of Mars... (Nick)
Act I Scene 2: Cavatina: Love, too frequently betrayed... (Tom)
Act I Scene 2: Chorus: How sad a song (Whores, Mother Goose)
Act I Scene 2: Chorus: The sun is bright (Chorus, Nick)
Act I Scene 3: Introduction
Act I Scene 3: Recitative: No word from Tom (Anne)
Act I Scene 3: Aria: Quietly, night... (Anne)
Act I Scene 3: Recitative: My father! (Anne)
Act I Scene 3: Cabaletta: I go, I go to him (Anne)
Act II Scene 1: Introduction
Act II Scene 1: Aria: Vary the song (Tom)
Act II Scene 1: Recitative: O Nature, green unnatural mother... (Tom)
Act II Scene 1: Aria: Always the quarry... (Tom)
Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Master, are you alone? (Nick, Tom)
Act II Scene 1: Aria: In youth the panting slave... (Nick)
Act II Scene 1: Duet-Finale: My tale shall be told... (Tom, Nick)
Act II Scene 2: Introduction
Act II Scene 2: Recitative and Arioso: How strange! (Anne)
Act II Scene 2: Duet: Anne! Here! (Tom, Anne)
Act II Scene 2: Recitative: My love, am I to remain in here forever? (Baba, Ann, Tom)
Act II Scene 2: Trio: Could it then... (Anne, Tom, Baba)
Act II Scene 2: Finale: I have not run away... (Baba, Tom, Town People)
Act II Scene 3: Aria: As I was saying... (Baba, Tom)
Act II Scene 3: Baba's Song (Baba)
Act II Scene 3: Aria: Scorned! Abused! Neglected! (Baba)
Act II Scene 3: Recitative: My heart is cold... (Tom)
Act II Scene 3: Pantomime (Nick)
Act II Scene 3: Recitative - Arioso - Recitative: Awake? (Nick, Tom)
Act II Scene 3: Duet: Thanks to this excellent device... (Tom, Nick)
Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Forgive me, master... (Nick, Tom)
I. Tempo giusto
II. Allegretto
III. Con moto
I. Allegro
II. Andante rapsodico
III. Allegro capriccioso ma sempre giusto
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): Overture
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 1, Die Trommel geruhret
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 2, Entr'acte I (Andante)
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 3, Entr'acte II (Larghetto)
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 4, Freudvoll und leidvoll
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 5, Entr'acte III (Allegro)
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 6, Entr'acte IV (Poco sostenuto e risoluto)
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 7, Clarechen's Death
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 8, Melodrama
Incidental Music for Goethe's "Egmont," Op. 84 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 9, Symphony of Victory
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: Overture
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 1, Tochter des machtigen Zeus
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 2, Ohne Verschulden
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 3, Chorus of Dervishes
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 4, Marcia all turca
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 5, Music behind the Scene (Assai allegro ma non troppo)
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 6, March & Schuckt die Altare
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 7, Wir tragen empfangliche Herzen
Incidental Music for Kotzebue's "Die Ruinen von Athen," Op. 113: No. 8, Heil unserm Konig
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Once upon a time
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Early one morning
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - On the branch of a big tree
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Just then, a duck came
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Suddenly something caught Peter's attention
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Grandfather came out
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - No sooner had Peter gone, than a big grey wolf came
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Peter, in the meantime, stood behind the closed gate
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Meanwhile, Peter made a lasso
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone - Just then, out of the woods came a hunter
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban - Introduction "Benjamin Britten wrote this piece"
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban - Now let's hear each instrument
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban - The highest voice in the string team
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban - Our introduction to the brass team
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban - There is an enormous number of percussion
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban - Now that we've taken the orchestra apart
23rd Psalm
4 Verses from the 24th Psalm
Concerto for Two Pianos, K. 365 in E-Flat: Allegro
Andante
Rondo: Allegro
Su le sponde del Tebro - Cantata a voce sola con Violini e Tromba: 1. Sinfonia. Grave (Voice)
2. Recitativo (Voice)
3. Sinfonia - Aria (Voice)
4. Recitativo (Voice)
5. Aria. Largo (Voice)
6. *Aria. (Poco mosso, sempre dolce e leggiero) - Ritornello* (Voice)
7. Recitativo (Voice)
8. Aria - Sinfonia. Grave (da capo) (Voice)
Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1 "Spring", RV 269 from "The Four Seasons": I - Allegro
Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1 "Spring", RV 269 from "The Four Seasons": I - Allegro
Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1 "Spring", RV 269 from "The Four Seasons": II - Largo
Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1 "Spring", RV 269 from "The Four Seasons": II - Largo
Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1 "Spring", RV 269 from "The Four Seasons": III - Allegro
Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1 "Spring", RV 269 from "The Four Seasons": III - Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): I. Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): I. Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): II. Adagio
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): II. Adagio
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): III. Presto
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): III. Presto
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): I. Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): I. Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): II. Adagio molto
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): II. Adagio molto
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): III. Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): III. Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): I. Allegro non molto
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): I. Allegro non molto
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): II. Largo
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): II. Largo
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): III. Allegro
The Four Seasons Op. 8 Nos. 1-4, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): III. Allegro


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