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Wednesday - Sean Rafferty

1 hour, 58 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 04 April 2012

In an exciting In Tune exclusive, violinist Maxim Vengerov will be giving his first broadcast performance since returning to the violin after his injury-enforced sabbatical. Vengerov's international virtuoso career was kicked off by winning the Wieniawski competition in Poland aged 11. Rated one of the world's greatest violinists, the Siberian born musician hasn't played in public since summer 2007 because of an arm injury. Performing live in the In Tune studio, he returns to playing the violin for his first broadcast ahead of his concert at Wigmore Hall. Sean Rafferty's guests today also include conductor Stephen Cleobury with soloists from his upcoming performance at King's College Cambridge of Elgar's The Apostles.

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Music Played

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

    Antonin Dvorak Fanfare for the festive opening of the Regional Exhibition in Prague

    Performer: The London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble

    Hyperion CDA 66470

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35 3rd mvt: Allegro Vivacissimo

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Berliner Philharmoniker Performer: Claudio Abbado

    Teldec 4509908812

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Nocturne Op. 15 no. 1 in F major

    Performer: Louis Lortie (piano)

    Chandos Chan 10714

  • Image for Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Jean-Baptiste Lully Cadmus and Hermione: Chaconne

    Performer: The Denner Ensemble

    Promo CD

  • Image for Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré Pelleas et Melisande Orchestral Suite op. 80: Prelude

    Performer: Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Performer: Jean Fournet

    RRC 1328

  • LIVE

    • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

      Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in A major op. 47 (Kreutzer) first mvt

      Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Itamar Golan (piano)

    • Image for Wienawsky

      Wienawsky Scherzo-tarantelle in G minor Op.16 for violin and piano

      Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Itamar Golan (piano)

  • Image for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony no. 1 in D major Wq 183/1

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Andrew Manze (director)

    Harmonia Mundi HMU 907403

  • LIVE

    • Image for Edward Elgar

      Edward Elgar The Apostles, O Lord Almighty, God of Israel

      Performer: Susan Bickley (soprano) Performer: John Alley (piano)

    • Image for Edward Elgar

      Edward Elgar The Apostles, extract from Part I

      Performer: David Wilson Johnson (baritone) Performer: Susan Bickley (soprano) Performer: John Alley (piano)

  • Image for Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré Barcarolles Op.116

    Performer: Giulio Biddau (piano)

    APARTE AP 026

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo in B flat major WoO6 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Pierre Laurant Aimard (piano) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    Warner 2564 60602-2

  • Image for William Byrd

    William Byrd Miserere Mei, Deus

    Arranger: Nico Muhly Performer: Aurora Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Collon (conductor)

    Decca 4782731

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Das Kinderspiel. Lied für Sopran und Klavier (KV 598)

    Performer: Martina Jankova (soprano) Performer: Christoph Denoth (guitar)

    Philips 476 138-2

  • Image for Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka Ruslan i Lyudmila, Overture

    Performer: Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre Performer: Valery Gergiev

    Decca 478 3420



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