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Thursday - Sean Rafferty

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 27 October 2011

Pianist Clare Hammond performs works by Kenneth Hesketh, Franz Liszt and Karol Szymanowski live in the In Tune studio ahead of her performances at Queen's University, Belfast and City University, London.

Minimal: Glass at 75 will be a weekend-long festival in Glasgow celebrating composer Philip Glass's birthday. Featured artists include the Smith Quartet, who will be performing a complete concert of all of Glass's string quartets at the Tramway. They will be in the In Tune studio to play works by the American minimalist composer.

The young American conductor James Gaffigan joins Sean in the studio before his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Having recently taken up appointments with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Gaffigan is considered one of the most outstanding conductors of his generation.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
With a selection of music and guests from the music world and today's arts news.
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00
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 Gioachino Rossini
    00:00

    Gioachino Rossini March from Soirees Musicales (arranged Britten)

    Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge, conductor

    DECCA 410 139-2

  • LIVE

    • Image for Kenneth Hesketh
      00:04

      Kenneth Hesketh Horae i) Auge (first light), ii) Anatolia (dawn)

      performer: Clare Hammond, piano

    • Image for Franz Liszt
      00:12

      Franz Liszt 'Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este' (Fountains at the Villa d'Este) from Les Années de Pèl

      Performer: Clare Hammond, piano

    • Image for Karol Szymanowski
      00:23

      Karol Szymanowski Etudes, Op. 33, Nos. 1,2, 7: i) Presto; ii) Andantino soave; vii) Allegro molto

      Performer: Clare Hammond, piano

  • Image for Nicolò Paganini
    00:27

    Nicolò Paganini Caprice No. 14 in E flat major

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair (violin)

    Teldec 9031-76259-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    00:33

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Credo from Coronation Mass in C major K317

    Performer: Laurence Kilsby, treble Performer: Jeremy Kenyon, alto Performer: Christopher Watson, tenor Performer: Christopher Borrett, bass Performer: Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum of Dean Close Preparatory School Performer: Charivari Agreable Performer: Kah-Ming Ng, director

    DELPHIAN CDC34102

  • Image for Anthony Holborne
    00:40

    Anthony Holborne Five Dances: Galliard, The Choise, As It Fell on a Holy Eve, The Fruit of Love & The Faery

    Performer: The London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble

    ASV CD QS 6013

  • LIVE

    • Image for Philip Glass
      00:47

      Philip Glass Second and third movements from String Quartet No.2 "Company"

      Performer: The Smith Quartet

    • Image for Philip Glass
      00:56

      Philip Glass Sixth movement from String Quartet No.3

      Performer: The Smith Quartet

    • Image for Philip Glass
      01:05

      Philip Glass Third movement from String Quartet No.5

      Performer: The Smith Quartet

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns
    01:12

    Camille Saint-Saëns Mon couer s'ouvre a ta voix from Samson et Dalila

    Performer: Angela Gheorghiu, soprano Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Marco Armiliato, conductor

    EMI CLASSICS 6 31509 2

  • Image for Tchaikovsky
    01:18

    Tchaikovsky Waltz from Act 1 of The Sleeping Beauty

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andre Previn, conductor

    EMI CLASSICS 9 67689 2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    01:24

    Johann Sebastian Bach At the arrival of the coffin (part III): Music to Mourn Prince Leopold, BWV 244a

    Performer: Thomas Meglioranza (bass) Performer: Taverner Consort Performer: Taverner Players Performer: Andrew Parrott

    Avie AV2241

  • Image for Béla Bartók
    01:33

    Béla Bartók Jocul cu Bata and Braul from Romanian Folk Dances Sz68

    Performer: Zagreb Soloists

    IMP Classics PCD 1000

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov
    01:38

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Symphonic Dance No.2 (Waltz)

    Performer: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Mariss Jansons

    EMI CLASSICS 7 54877 2

  • Image for Maurice Ravel
    01:55

    Maurice Ravel Danse generale (extract) from Daphnis and Chloe Suite No.2

    Performer: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: James Gaffigan, conductor

    Quattro Live QL 2010-01

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