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Tuesday - Sean Rafferty

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 29 March 2011

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Tonight's guests are Ahmed Dickinson and Ben Wragg - guitar and violin duo who will be performing music from their new album.
Also on the show tonight are period instrument ensemble Florilegium, directed by Ashley Solomon. They are joined by soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and perform live in studio ahead of their 20th anniversary concert at the Wigmore Hall later in the week.

And, following the announcement of the death of the great Welsh tenor Robert Tear, Sean speaks to singers Dame Janet Baker and Sir Thomas Allen about Robert Tear's life and legacy.

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

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge

    Performer: Robert Tear [tenor] Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Simon Rattle

    EMI 0777 7 64731 2 3

  • Image for Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Jean-Baptiste Lully Bellerophon: end of act 5

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset

    Aparte AP015

  • Image for Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Stabat Mater

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas [soprano] Performer: Robin Blaze [counter-tenor] Performer: Florilegium

    Classics CCS SA 29810

  • LIVE

    • Image for Manuel de Falla

      Manuel de Falla Suite Populaire Espagnol: Nana, El Pano & Polo

      Performer: Ben Wragg [violin] Performer: Ahmed Dickinson [guitar]

    • Image for Béla Bartók

      Béla Bartók Béla Bartók - Romanian Folk Dances

      Performer: Ben Wragg [violin] Performer: Ahmed Dickinson [guitar]

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Saint Nicholas Op 42: Nicolas devotes himself to God

    Performer: Robert Tear [tenor] Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields (leader Neville Marriner) Performer: Sir David Willcocks [conductor]

    EMI 7243 5 65112 2 4

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Et misericordia from Magnificat BWV 243

    Performer: Janet Baker [mezzo] Performer: Robert Tear [tenor] Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Daniel Barenboim [conductor]

    EMI 7243 5 65334 2 4

  • Image for Clementi

    Clementi Overture in C

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Francesvo D’Avalos [conductor]

    ASV CDDCS 247

  • Image for Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez

    Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez Batuque from Reisado do pastoreio

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Bernstein

    Sony SMK 47544

  • Image for James MacMillan

    James MacMillan After the Tryst

    Performer: Ruth Crouch [violin] Performer: James Macmillan [piano]

    Sony 88697579962

  • LIVE

    • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

      Antonio Vivaldi Nulla in Mundo pax sincera RV630 - opening movement

      Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas - Soprano Performer: Ashley Solomon (Director) - recorder/flute 1 Performer: Bojan Cicic - violin 1 Performer: Persephone Gibbs - violin 2 Performer: Malgorzata Ziemkiewicz - viola Performer: Jennifer Morsches - cello Performer: Christine Sticher - bass Performer: Robin Bigwood – organ

    • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

      Georg Philipp Telemann Paris Quartet in A major: Suave (opening movement)

      Performer: Ashley Solomon (Director) - recorder/flute 1 Performer: Bojan Cicic - violin 1 Performer: Malgorzata Ziemkiewicz - viola Performer: Jennifer Morsches - cello Performer: Christine Sticher - bass

    • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

      Antonio Vivaldi Laudate Pueri RV601 – Gloria Patri, Sicut erat, Amen

      Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas - Soprano Performer: Ashley Solomon (Director) - recorder/flute 1 Performer: Bojan Cicic - violin 1 Performer: Persephone Gibbs - violin 2 Performer: Malgorzata Ziemkiewicz - viola Performer: Jennifer Morsches - cello Performer: Christine Sticher - bass Performer: Robin Bigwood – organ

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasia and Fugue in A minor BWV 944

    Performer: Angela Hewitt [piano]

    Hyperion CDS 44435

  • Image for Sir William Walton

    Sir William Walton Coronation te deum

    Performer: Choir of Wincester Cathedral Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: David Hill [conductor]

    Decca 470 512-2

  • Image for Trad.

    Trad. The Sally Gardens

    Performer: Robert Tear - tenor Performer: Philip Ledger - piano

    EMI RECORDS

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