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Kevin Zhu, Simone Young, Edward Armitage

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 February 2013

Guests include the 2012 winner of the Menuhin Competition Junior category, 12 year old violinist Kevin Zhu with conductor Joji Hattori ahead of his London debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra. Plus we talk to Australian conductor Simone Young in Birmingham about her upcoming concert with CBSO, and Edward Armitage with trombonist John Kenny in Edinburgh about a new collaboration between JAM and the Red Note Ensemble.

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: Schubert's masterpiece song-cycle Winterreise.

Presented by Sean Rafferty
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Music Played

22 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
    00:01

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov The Legend of the invisible city of Kitezh - suite

    Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov Performer: St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

    SIGNUM CLASSICS, LC15723

  • Image for Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny
    00:09

    Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny Rigaudon

    Performer: Hubert Giesen Performer: Yehudi Menuhin

    BIDDULPH RECORDINGS, LAB-032

  • Interview: Joji Hattori, Gordon Back & Kevin Zhu

  • Image for Fritz Kreisler
    00:18

    Fritz Kreisler Liebesleid - old Viennese dance no. 2 for violin and piano

    Performer: Gordon Back Performer: Joji Hattori

  • Image for Fritz Kreisler
    00:22

    Fritz Kreisler La Gitana for violin and piano

    Performer: Gordon Back Performer: Joji Hattori

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:26

    George Frideric Handel Hercules - a musical drama

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: Sarah Connolly Performer: Symphony of Harmony and Invention

    CORO, COR16925

  • Image for Anton Bruckner
    00:32

    Anton Bruckner Symphony no. 1 in C minor vers. 'Linz' [1865-6]

    Conductor: Simone Young Performer: Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra

    OEHMS, OEHMS OC633

  • Image for Franz Schubert
    00:42

    Franz Schubert Trio in E flat major D.897 (Notturno) for piano and strings

    Performer: Trio Jean Paul

    WDR, 8553236

  • Image for François Couperin
    00:51

    François Couperin Premiere lecon de tenebres for soprano and continuo

    Performer: Sophie Daneman Performer: William Christie Performer: Les Arts Florissants

    ERATO, 0630--17067-2

  • The Story of Music in 50 Pieces - part 26

  • Image for Franz Schubert
    01:00

    Franz Schubert Winterreise - song-cycle D.911

    Performer: Mark Padmore Performer: Paul Lewis

    HARMONIA MUNDI, HMU-907484

  • Image for Richard Wagner
    01:04

    Richard Wagner Die Walkure [Part 2 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: Simone Young Performer: Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra

    OEHMS CLASSICS, OC926

  • Interview: Simone Young

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    01:17

    Benjamin Britten Folksong arrangements - volume 3 [British Isles] for voice and piano

    Performer: Simone Young Performer: Steve Davislim

    MELBA, MR301120

  • Interview: Simone Young

  • Image for Johannes Brahms
    01:24

    Johannes Brahms Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.73

    Conductor: Simone Young Performer: Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra

    OEHMS CLASSICS, OC676

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    01:34

    George Frideric Handel Alexander's feast - oratorio

    Conductor: Richard Neville-Towle Performer: Sophie Bevan Performer: Ludus Baroque

    DELPHIAN, DCD-34094

  • Interview: Sophie Bevan

  • Image for Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
    01:40

    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Stabat mater in F minor for soprano, alto, strings & organ [all orchestral versions]

    Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury Performer: Andrew Radley Performer: Claire Seaton Performer: Orchestra of The Age of Enlightenment

  • Interview: Edward Armitage & John Kenny

  • Image for Julian Phillips
    01:51

    Julian Phillips Body of Water

    Performer: Andrew Dickinson Performer: Daniel Cook Performer: Onyx Brass Performer: The Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn
    01:53

    Felix Mendelssohn Concert piece no. 2 in D minor Op.114 for clarinet, basset horn and piano

    Performer: Julian Farrell Performer: Fibonacci Sequence

    DEUX-ELLES, DXL1150

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