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Steven Osborne, the Maxwell Quartet and Nicola Benedetti

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 15 May 2012

Acclaimed pianist Steven Osborne plays Debussy's children's corner live in the studio and talks about his BBC SSO concert this Thursday. Up and coming young string quartet the Maxwells, Junior Fellows at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland perform live a selection of music from their current tour of the country. Plus Nicola Benedetti's Spring from Vivaldi's four seasons, recorded for the BBC at a concert with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra two weeks ago- Nicola phones in from New York to talk about it.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Carl Orff

    Carl Orff O, Fortuna (from Carmina Burana)

    Artist: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Cinema Gala: Classics II

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries

    Artist: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    Cinema I Classics Gala

  • Image for Steven Osborne

    Steven Osborne Serenade of the Doll (from Children's Corner)

    Composer: Debussy

    Live broadcast

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel La Vallee des cloches

    Artist: Steven Osborne

    Live broadcast

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini O Soave Fanciula (from La Boheme)

    Artist: Maria Callas Artist: Giuseppe di Stefano

    Puccini - La Boheme

  • Image for Orlando Gibbons

    Orlando Gibbons See, See, the Word is Incarnate

    Artist: Choir of New College Oxford

    Second Service and Anthems

  • Image for Johann Strauss and Josef Strauss

    Johann Strauss and Josef Strauss Pizzicato Polka

    Artist: Maxwell String Quartet

    Live broadcast

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Quartet in G Op. 106 (3rd Movement, Scherzo)

    Artist: Maxwell String Quartet

    Live broadcast

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Bolero

    Artist: London Symphony Orchestra

    Ravel - Daphnis & Chloe, Bolero, Pavane

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Salut d'amour

    Artist: Maxwell String Quartet

    Live broadcast

  • Image for Nicola Benedetti

    Nicola Benedetti Spring (from The Four Seasons)

    Composer: Vivaldi Artist: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento in D K136

    Artist: Maxwell String Quartet

    Live broadcast

  • Image for James MacMillan

    James MacMillan Memento

    Artist: Maxwell String Quartet

    Live broadcast

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini Nessun Dorma

    Artist: Luciano Pavarotti

    Turandot

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 8 "Symphony of a Thousand" Finale

    Artist: London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

    The Complete Symphonies

  • Photographs from the programme

    Photographs from the programme

    The Maxwell Quartet and Steven Osborne.

Broadcasts

Video Session: The Edinburgh Quartet

The Edinburgh Quartet - Tchaikovsky Quartet No 1, andante cantabile (2nd movementt)

Scotland's top string quartet on top form, filmed in Studio One

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