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Monday - Sean Rafferty

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 23 April 2012

In Tune celebrates Shakespeare this week as part of Radio 3's Shakespeare and love season. In conversation with Suzy Klein, Simon Russell Beale introduces and reads 5 of his favourite love sonnets. On Monday, Shakespeare's birthday, there's live music of a Shakespearean kind from celebrated early music group I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth. Sean Rafferty's guests this week also include star cellist Steven Isserlis with fortepianist Robert Levin, in the midst of their exciting Beethoven project, plus one of the world's greatest clarinettists, former BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Emma Johnson.

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Music Played

16 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth
    00:03

    I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth Sonnet 128

    Performer: I Fagiolini

  • Image for I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth
    00:06

    I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth Sonnet 12

    Performer: I Fagiolini

  • Image for I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth
    00:11

    I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth Sonnet 115

    Performer: I Fagiolini

  • Image for Maurice Ravel
    00:14

    Maurice Ravel Concerto in G major for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Myung-Whun CHUNG Performer: Roger MURARO - Piano Performer: French Radio New Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG, 476 4669

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:18

    George Frideric Handel Acis and Galatea - masque

    Performer: Willard WHITE - Bass Performer: English Baroque Soloists

    POLYDOR, archik-4234062

  • Image for George Gershwin
    00:21

    George Gershwin Porgy and Bess - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Carl DAVIS Performer: Cynthia HAYMON - Soprano Performer: Willard WHITE - Bass Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra

    Sony, SK92943

  • Image for Hector Berlioz
    00:27

    Hector Berlioz Symphonie fantastique Op.14

    Conductor: Robin TICCIATI Performer: Scottish Chamber Opera Ensemble

    LINN, CKD 400

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    00:42

    Franz Liszt (Chopin) [6] Polish songs S.480, transc. for piano [from Op.74]

    Performer: Janina FIALKOWSKA - Piano

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    00:45

    Frédéric Chopin 2 Nocturnes Op.55 for piano

    Performer: Janina FIALKOWSKA - Piano

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    00:50

    Franz Liszt (Chopin) [6] Polish songs S.480, transc. for piano [from Op.74]

    Performer: Janina FIALKOWSKA - Piano

  • Image for Gaetano Donizetti
    00:52

    Gaetano Donizetti L' Assedio di Calais - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: David PARRY Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    Opera Rara, OR9

  • Sonnet 27

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn
    00:57

    Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music Op.61

    Performer: Angelika KIRCHSCHLAGER - Contralto Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    Sony, SK62826

  • Image for Franz Schubert
    01:01

    Franz Schubert 4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 for piano

    Performer: Mitsuko UCHIDA - Piano

    Philips, Philips 4562452

  • Image for Jean Sibelius
    01:09

    Jean Sibelius Kuolema - incidental music Op.44 [1903-6]

    Conductor: Daniel BARENBOIM Performer: West Eastern Divan Orchestra

    Warner, 564621905

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    01:14

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67

    Conductor: Daniel BARENBOIM Performer: West Eastern Divan Orchestra

    Warner, 2564627912

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