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08/12/2009 Claire Booth, Ryan Wigglesworth, Bejun Mehta

2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 08 December 2009

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

He is joined by soprano Claire Booth, conductor/composer Ryan Wigglesworth and others from the high-energy group behind Transition_projects, who are involved in a series of innovative and experimental mixed media concerts at Kings Place, London.

Plus countertenor Bejun Mehta discussing his rising career ahead of his concert at the Wigmore Hall.

Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Danse Russe (Swan Lake)

    Performer: Baiba Skride (violin) Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andris Nelsons (conductor)

    SONY 88697 214232

  • Image for Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Canite tuba

    Performer: Choir of Westminster Cathedral Performer: Martin Baker (director)

    HYPERION CDA 67396

  • LIVE

    • Image for Béla Bartók

      Béla Bartók Béla Bartók - Mikrokosmos

      Performer: Ryan Wigglesworth (piano)

  • Image for John Eccles

    John Eccles Love's but the frailty of the mind

    Performer: Claire Booth (soprano) Performer: Emilia Benjamin (bass viol) Performer: Richard Sweeney (lute) Performer: Christian Curnyn (harpsichord)


  • LIVE

    • Image for Luciano Berio

      Luciano Berio Sequenza III (excerpt)

      Performer: Claire Booth (soprano)

  • Image for Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein 3 Dance episodes from 'On the Town'

    Performer: Minnesota Orchestra Performer: Edo de Waart (conductor)

    VIRGIN VC 791431 2

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Danksgung an den Bach (Die Schone Mullerin)

    Performer: Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor) Performer: Helmut Deutsch (Piano)

    DECCA 478 1528

  • Image for Sir Malcolm Arnold

    Sir Malcolm Arnold Brass quintet no. 1, Op.73: 3rd mvt

    Performer: Stockholm Chamber Brass

    BIS CD 1438

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Manfred overture

    Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

    BIS SACD 1619

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Strike the viol

    Performer: Bejun Mehta (countertenor) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    Private recording

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Destructive War (Belshazzar)

    Performer: Bejun Mehta (countertenor) Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik Performer: Rene Jacobs (conductor)

    Private recording

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Linden Lea

    Performer: Bejun Mehta (countertenor) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    Private recording

  • Image for George Enescu

    George Enescu Cantabile e Presto

    Performer: James Galway (flute) Performer: Philip Moll (piano)

    RCA 09026 68882 2

  • Image for Morten Lauridsen

    Morten Lauridsen Ave Maria

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    HYPERION CDA 67449

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Kleines Lied in A major & Wedding March

    Performer: Roberto Prosseda (piano)

    Decca 476 3038


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