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Friday - Sean Rafferty

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 05 February 2010

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

Young Barcelona-born pianist Alba Ventura performs live in the studio. She previews her Echo Rising stars recital this weekend in Birmingham, performing music by Scarlatti and De Falla.

Baroque music ensemble La Serenissima specialise in the music of Vivaldi and his Italian contemporaries. On tonight's In Tune, director Adrian Chandler discusses "God, Emperors and Angels", the ensemble's latest programme, getting its UK premiere at The Cadogan Hall in London.

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E-mail: in.tune@bbc.co.uk.

Music Played

16 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Feria (Rapsodie Espagnole)

    Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    Philips 454 452 2

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Beatus Vir

    Performer: Taverner Consort & Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (Director)

    EMI 6 88592 2

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Moment musical in E flat minor, Op 16 No 2

    Performer: Alba Ventura (piano)

    TEMPS TR1154 GE09

  • LIVE

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini Introduction, Theme & Variations for clarinet & orchestra

    Performer: Sabine Meyer (clarinet) Performer: Wurttemburg Chamber Orchestra Performer: Conductor

    EMI 7 49397 2

  • Image for H. Hupfield

    H. Hupfield H. Hupfield - Let's put out the lights

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    CHAMPS HILL CHRC003, Tr. 26

  • Image for Reinhold Moritzevich Glière

    Reinhold Moritzevich Glière Reinhold Moritzevich Glière - Concert Waltz, Op 90

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Vassily Sinaisky (Conductor)

    CHAN 9518, Tr. 2

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt Petrarch Sonnet 104 (Annees de Pelerinage – 2me annee, Italie)

    Performer: Francois-Rene Duchable (piano)

    VC 699 541 2

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for violin, strings & continuo in D, RV211 (1st movement)

    Performer: Adrian Chandler (violin) Performer: La Serenissima

    Avie AV2178

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for two violins, strings & continuo in A, RV520 (2nd movement)

    Performer: Adrian Chandler & Matthew Truscott (violins) Performer: La Serenissima

    Avie AV0031

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for flute, violin, bassoon & continuo in F, RV100

    Performer: Katy Bircher (flute) Performer: Adrian Chandler (violin) Performer: Peter Whelan (bassoon) Performer: La Serenissima

    Avie AV2178

  • Image for Thomas Tallis

    Thomas Tallis Salvator Mundi

    Performer: Canterbury Cathedral Choir Performer: Allan Wicks (conductor)

    GUILD GMCD 7116

  • Image for Georges Bizet

    Georges Bizet La Fleur que tu m'avais jetee

    Performer: Placido Domingo (tenor) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 429 305-2



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