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Noah Stewart, Simon Callow, Hyeyoon Park, Michael Wollny

2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 12 February 2013

An eclectic mix and a packed programme! Sean Rafferty's guests include the hot young American tenor Noah Stewart, who sings live in the studio ahead of his starring role in Carmen at the Royal Albert Hall.

Actor Simon Callow is also in the studio, he'll be giving us a sneak preview of some of his own specially written narration to a Valentine's Day concert with the London Mozart Players.

Also today, live music from exciting young violinist Hyeyoon Park, and Sean will be talking to German jazz pianist Michael Wollny, whose trio [em] has taken the European jazz scene by storm.

Also today, another instalment in The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history, every weekday at 5.30pm. The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each episode is available as a download.
Today: Beethoven's Symphony No.7

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

Music Played

25 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Petrushka

    Conductor: Eliahu Inbal Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    TELDEC, 2292-46327 2

  • LIVE

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

      Johann Sebastian Bach Partita no. 3 in E major BWV.1006 for violin solo

      Performer: Hyeyoon Park

  • Interview - Hyeyoon Park

  • Image for Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold Concerto in D major Op.35 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Lawrence Renes Performer: Hyeyoon Park Performer: Bavarian R S O

    BR KLASSIK, 900106

  • Image for Donald Byrd

    Donald Byrd Bup a Loup

    Performer: Donald Byrd Performer: Doug Watkins Performer: Duke Pearson Performer: Jackie Mclean Performer: Lex Humphries

    BLUE NOTE, CDP7 46534-2

  • Image for Joseph Marx

    Joseph Marx Yesterday he brought me roses

    Performer: Amanda Roocroft Performer: Joseph Middleton

    Champs Hill, CHRCD-040

  • Image for Luigi Boccherini

    Luigi Boccherini Symphony no. 21 in C major G.523

    Conductor: Matthias Bamert Performer: London Mozart Players

    CHANDOS, CHAN-10604

  • Interview - Simon Callow

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Pelleas et Melisande - incidental music Op.46

    Conductor: Joseph Swensen Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    LINN, CKD-220

  • Image for Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré Apres un reve Op.7`1, arr. for violin and piano [orig. voice and piano]

    Performer: Itamar Golan Performer: Janine Jansen

    DECCA, 478-2256

  • LIVE

    • Image for Paulo Tosti

      Paulo Tosti Ideale for voice and piano

      Performer: Noah Stewart Performer: Steven Maughan

  • The story of music in 50 pieces – part 24

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 7 in A major Op.92

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim Performer: Berlin State Orchestra

    Teldec, 3984278382

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 6 in F major Op.68 (Pastoral)

    Conductor: Simon Rattle Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    EMI, 3758122

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 7 in A major Op.92

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG, 469 000 2

  • LIVE

    • Image for Georges Bizet

      Georges Bizet Carmen - opera in 4 acts

      Performer: Noah Stewart Performer: Steven Maughan

  • Interview - Noah Stewart

  • LIVE

    • Image for Umberto Giordano

      Umberto Giordano Fedora - opera in 3 acts

      Performer: Noah Stewart Performer: Steven Maughan

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto in D minor BWV.974 for keyboard, transc. from A. Marcello's concerto for oboe & s

    Conductor: Bernard Labadie Performer: Alexandre Tharaud Performer: Les Violons Du Roy

    Virgin, 0709132, -7

  • Image for Angiol Michele Bartolotti

    Angiol Michele Bartolotti Suite in G major for guitar

    Performer: Gordon Ferries

    DELPHIAN, DCD-34066

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Overture in E minor D.648

    Conductor: Christian Benda Performer: Prague Sinfonia

    Naxos, 8.570329

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Ihr Bild (Schubert)

    Composer: Performer: [em]

    ACT, 9515-2, -8

  • Interview - Michael Wollny

  • Image for Luciano Berio

    Luciano Berio Wasserklavier

    Performer: [em]

    ACT, 9515-2

  • Image for Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Si ignoras te - motet for 5 voices [1583-4]

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: The Sixteen

    CORO, 16106

  • Violinist Hyeyoon Park in the studio

    Hyeyoon Park
  • Tenor Noah Stewart rehearsing

    Noah Stewart



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