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New Zealand String Quartet, Behzod Abduraimov

2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 19 November 2012

Sean Rafferty's guests include the New Zealand String Quartet, in the UK for a cocnert at the 2012 Wimbledon Festival, plus 22-year-old Uzbekistani pianist Behzod Abduraimov - one of the brightest young stars of classical music.

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Music Played

21 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Jubeloratorium für die Hamburger Admiralität: Overture

    Performer: Berlin Academy for Ancient Music

    Harmonia Mundi 901654

  • Image for Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré Requiem: Introit et Kyrie

    Performer: Tenebrae Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble Performer: Nigel Short

    LSO LiveLSO0728

  • LIVE

    • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

      Felix Mendelssohn Capriccio in E minor Op 81

      Performer: New Zealand String Quartet: Helene Pohl and Douglas Beilman (violins), Gillian Ansell (viola), Rolf Gjelsten (cello)


  • Interview

    • New Zealand String Quartet

      Helene Pohl (violin); Douglas Beilman (violin); Gillian Ansell (viola); Rolf Gjelsten (cello)

  • LIVE

    • Image for Jack Body

      Jack Body Three Transcriptions: No. 1 'Long Gi Yi'

      Performer: New Zealand String Quartet


  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 205: Chorus: Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft

    Performer: Orchestra and choir of the Enlightenment Performer: Gustav Leonhardt (director)

    Philips 432 161 2

  • Interview

    • Pablo Hernan & Alina Ibragimova

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quartet No.19 in C major K465 'Les dissonances' [extract]

    Performer: Chiaroscuro Quartet

    Aparte AP022

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 3: 1st mvt (extract)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 471 502-2

  • Interview

    • Andrew Gourlay

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Vocalise

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Sergey Rachmaninov (conductor)

    Naxos 8.111357

  • Interview

    • Andrew Gourlay

  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 in E minor: 2nd mvt – Scherzo

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

    BBC Recording

  • 90 years of the BBC

    • 90x90: 1935 - Dame Ethel Smyth on Brahms

      90x90 is a series of 90-second miniatures that celebrate the diversity of radio in its widest form. Each episode represents one year of the 90, and this is the year 1935.

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio (Leonore): Overture 'Leonore' no.3 (Op.72b)

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 06301 31402

  • Interview

    • John Butt

      Former chorister and now director of the Dunedin Consort John Butt pays tribute to Sir Philip Ledger who died last Sunday, 18th November.

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (organ and descant – Philip Ledger)

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: Philip Ledger (conductor) Performer: Thomas Trotter (organ)

    EMI CDM 7 63180 2

  • Image for Michael Nyman

    Michael Nyman The Draughtsman's contract: Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds

    Performer: The Michael Nyman Band Performer: Michael Nyman (director)

    MN MNRCD105

  • Image for Domenico Scarlatti

    Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in D Major K. 96

    Performer: Behzod Abduraimov (piano)


  • Interview

    • Behzod Abduraimov

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt Mephisto waltz No. 1 S.514

    Performer: Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude (beginning) Performer: Behzod Abduraimov (piano)

    Decca 478 3301



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