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John Mark Ainsley, Graham Fitkin, James O'Donnell, Bill Bankes-Jones

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 10 December 2012

Sean Rafferty's guests include one of the foremost British tenors, John Mark Ainsley, as he prepares to take part in a performance of Handel's Messiah with the Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment at the Royal Festival Hall. More live music in the studio from composer/pianist Graham Fitkin ahead of a concert of his work at King's Place and director Bill Bankes-Jones talks to Sean about Tête à Tête's production of Salad Days. Singers Katie Moore and Leo Miles from the cast perform live plus we hear from Westminster Abbey's organist and Master of Choristers, James O'Donnell about a new documentary looking behind the scenes at the Abbey.

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Music Played

21 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:00

    Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata no. 50 BWV.50 (Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft)

    Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: Symphony Of Harmony And Invention Performer: The SIXTEEN

    CORO, COR16039

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:06

    George Frideric Handel Messiah

    Performer: John Mark AINSLEY - Tenor Performer: William WHITEHEAD - Harpsichord

  • Interview: John Mark Ainsley

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:18

    Johann Sebastian Bach Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248

    Performer: John Mark AINSLEY - Tenor Performer: William WHITEHEAD - Harpsichord

  • Image for Graham Fitkin
    00:24

    Graham Fitkin Metal for orchestra

    Conductor: Graham FITKIN Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    GFR, 2000

  • Image for Jean-Philippe Rameau
    00:32

    Jean-Philippe Rameau Les Indes galantes - opera-ballet in 4 entrees [1736]

    Conductor: Marc MINKOWSKI Performer: Les Musiciens Du Louvre

    ARCHIV, 00289-477 5578

  • Image for Patrick Moore
    00:39

    Patrick Moore Penguin's Parade

    Conductor: Derek Carden Performer: Patrick MOORE - Xylophone Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    Cavendish, CAV 90795

  • Image for Graham Fitkin
    00:44

    Graham Fitkin Fifty

    Performer: Graham FITKIN - Piano

  • Interview: Graham Fitkin

  • Image for Graham Fitkin
    00:50

    Graham Fitkin Fervent for orchestra

    Performer: Graham FITKIN - Piano

  • Image for Sir Hubert Parry
    00:54

    Sir Hubert Parry I was glad vers. for chorus & orch.

    Conductor: Christopher WARREN-GREEN Performer: London Chamber Orchestra Performer: Westminster Abbey Choir

    DECCA, 277 066 2

  • Interview: James O'Donnell

  • Image for Orlando Gibbons
    01:05

    Orlando Gibbons O clap your hands/God is gone up - anthem for 8 voices

    Conductor: James O'DONNELL Performer: Robert QUINNEY - Organ Performer: Westminster Abbey Choir

    HYPERION, CDA-67858

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams
    01:12

    Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark ascending, arr. for violin and piano [orig. violin & orch]

    Conductor: Bernard HAITINK Performer: Sarah CHANG - Violin Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    EMI CLASSICS, 627910-2

  • Image for Julian Slade
    01:27

    Julian Slade Salad days - musical

    Performer: Anthony INGLE - Piano Performer: Katie MOORE - Singer Performer: Leo Miles - Singer

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns
    01:34

    Camille Saint-Saëns Le Carnaval des animaux

    Performer: Martha ARGERICH - Piano

    PHILIPS, 416-841-2

  • Image for Julian Slade
    01:39

    Julian Slade Salad days - musical

    Performer: Anthony INGLE - Piano Performer: Katie MOORE - Singer Performer: Leo Miles - Singer

  • Interview: Salad Days

  • Image for Julian Slade
    01:45

    Julian Slade Salad days - musical

    Performer: Anthony INGLE - Piano Performer: Katie MOORE - Singer Performer: Leo Miles - Singer

  • Image for Jan Dismas Zelenka
    01:48

    Jan Dismas Zelenka Sonata no. 5 in F major for 2 oboes, vn, bsn, vc & hpschd

    Performer: Ensemble Marsyas

    Linn, CDK 415

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    01:56

    Frédéric Chopin 3 Mazurkas Op.56 for piano

    Performer: Charles ROSEN - Piano

    GLOBE, GLO-5028

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