Ruth recently aired on the ABC Classic 'Duet' program, interviewed by Tamara-Anna Cislowska on 24 June 2021.
Tamara-Anna interviews Australian musicians about the life, career and music that personally resonates with them. Ruth's music choices reflected her broad background of choral, orchestral and music theatre performance, and her affinity with Australian music and composers.
"A favourite of Australian audiences across opera, oratorio, music theatre and the concert hall."
You can listen to the Duet recording of 'L'amour est un oiseau rebelle' here.
Have a listen to the music Ruth chose for the interview!
Liebesträume, notturno for piano No. 3 in A flat major, S. 541-3 (LW A103-3) [04'37]
Yundi Li (piano)
Yundi Li: Liszt, Deutsche Grammaphon
Dawn Mantras [07'17]
Ian Cleworth (percussion), Sydney Children's Choir, Jane Sheldon (soprano), Cantillation, Matthew Doyle (didjeridu), Brian Nixon (percussion), Jim Franklin (shakuhachi), Rixon Thomas (cor anglais), Lyn Williams (conductor)
Classic Getaway, ABC Classic 481 7624
Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Act 3. Sc 1. Che farò senza Euridice [04'28]
Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano), Freiburger Barockorchester, Maria Cristina Kiehr (soprano), RIAS-Kammerchor, Veronica Cangemi (soprano), René Jacobs (conductor)
Gluck: Orfeo & Euridice, Harmonia Mundi
When She Was Three [07'07]
Riley Lee (shakuhachi), Elena Kats-Chernin (piano), Christina Leonard (soprano saxophone)
Wind Song, Sound of Bamboo
Die Nachtigall [02'28]
Tamara-Anna Cislowska (piano), Ruth Strutt (mezzo-soprano)
Duet (ABC Classic Recording)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro): Overture [03'57]
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti (conductor)
Famous Overtures, Decca 460982-2