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Thursday - Sean Rafferty

2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 05 January 2012

Four young artists from the Park Lane Group perform live in the In Tune studio ahead of the New Year Series at the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall. Flautist Rosanna Ter-Berg and pianist Leo Nicholson play music by Edwin Roxburgh and violinist Diana Galvydyte and pianist Christopher Guild perform works by Tchaikovsky and Anthony Payne.

Widely regarded as one of the world's finest organists, Thomas Trotter joins presenter Sean Rafferty to discuss his extensive performing and recording career and his forthcoming concert at Birmingham's Symphony Hall. Thomas introduces music from his latest recording of organ showpieces.

Presented by Sean Rafferty
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Music Played

14 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Johann Nepomuk Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E flat Hob.VII e:1, III Finale: Allegro

    Performer: Alison Balsom (trumpet) Performer: Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen Performer: Thomas Klug (leader)

    EMI Classics 50999 2 16213 0 7

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Organ Concerto No 16 in F, Overture – Grave; Allegro

    Arranger: Thomas Trotter Performer: Thomas Trotter (The Mander East organ of St Giles Cripplegate)

    Regent REGCD302

  • Image for Leroy Anderson

    Leroy Anderson The Typewriter

    Arranger: Thomas Trotter Performer: Thomas Trotter (organ of Town Hall, Birmingham)

    Regent REGDVD001

  • Image for Charles-Marie Widor

    Charles-Marie Widor Symphonie VI, Op 42 No.2 (i) Allegro

    Performer: Thomas Trotter (organ of Saint-Francois-de-Sales, Lyon, France)

    Argo 433 152-2

  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor Op 16, iii) Allegro moderato molto e marcato

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Andrew Litton (conductor)

    Hyperion CDA67824

  • Image for Thomas Tallis

    Thomas Tallis Spem in alium (40 voice motet)

    Performer: Tallis Scholars Performer: Peter Phillips (director)

    Gimell 454 906-2

  • LIVE

    • Image for Edwin Roxburgh

      Edwin Roxburgh Flute Music with an Accompaniment (excerpt)

      Performer: Rosanna Ter-Berg (flute) Performer: Leo Nicholson (piano)

    • Image for Anthony Payne

      Anthony Payne Of Knots and Skeins (extract)

      Performer: Diana Galvydyte (violin) Performer: Christopher Guild (piano)

    • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Waltz-Scherzo (1877, original Tchaikovsky version)

      Performer: Diana Galvydyte (violin) Performer: Christopher Guild (piano)

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni: 'Deh, vieni alla finestra' / 'Fin ch'han dal vino'

    Performer: Erwin Schrott Performer: Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana Performer: Riccardo Frizza (conductor)

    Decca 478 0473

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn String Quartet in G, opus 54 No.1, i) Vivace assai

    Performer: Sacconi Quartet

    Sacconi Records SACC101

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov The Bells Op.35, I Allegro ma non tanto

    Performer: Kaludi Kaludov (tenor) Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia Performer: Charles Dutoit

    Newton Classics 8802021

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Etudes Op.10 – No.4 in E major

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    Testament SBT 1473

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Impromptu in G flat major, D899 No.3

    Performer: Alfred Brendel

    Decca 478 2116

  • Organist Thomas Trotter

    Organist Thomas Trotter

  • Young Artists from the Park Lane Group

    Young Artists from the Park Lane Group



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