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Christopher Wheeldon, James Turnbull, Martin Rummel, Stephen De Pledge

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 15 February 2013

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news, guests and live music.

Sean talks to the superstar choreographer Christopher Wheeldon ahead of the first night of 'Aeternum', his much awaited new work for the Royal Ballet.

Live music comes from the young British oboist James Turnbull whose new CD comes out this month, plus internationally renowned soloists cellist Martin Rummel and pianist Stephen Pledge combine forces to perform in the studio.

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: Verdi's La Traviata.

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Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for William Byrd
    00:00

    William Byrd The March before the battle (The Earl of Oxford's march), arr. Howarth for brass [no.3 fr.

    Performer: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

    DECCA, 289 467 746-2

  • Image for Gustav Holst
    00:04

    Gustav Holst The Planets - suite Op.32

    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    LPO, LPO-0047

  • Image for Edmund Rubbra
    00:10

    Edmund Rubbra Sonata in C major Op.100 for oboe and piano

    Performer: Elizabeth Burgess Performer: James Turnbull

  • Interview: James Turnbull

  • Image for Thomas Attwood Walmisley
    00:20

    Thomas Attwood Walmisley Sonatina no. 1 in G mi/B fl maj for oboe and piano

    Performer: Elizabeth Burgess Performer: James Turnbull

  • Image for John Adams
    00:33

    John Adams Short ride in a fast machine for orchestra

    Conductor: Edo de Waart Performer: San Francisco S O

    ELEKTRA, 7559-79144-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:38

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite no. 4 in D major BWV.1069 for orchestra vers. standard

    Performer: Concerto Koln

    BERLIN CLASSICS, 0300061-BC

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky
    00:50

    Igor Stravinsky Apollo - ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra vers. rev. 1947

    Conductor: Neville Marriner Performer: Academy of St Martin-In-The-Fields

    DECCA, 443-577-2

  • Interview : Christopher Wheeldon

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    00:58

    Benjamin Britten Sinfonia da requiem Op.20

    Conductor: Steuart Bedford Performer: London S O.

    Naxos, 8.557196

  • Interview : Christopher Wheeldon

  • Image for Joby Talbot
    01:08

    Joby Talbot The Croquet Match (from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)

    Conductor: Christopher Austin Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Signum, SIGCD-327

  • The Story of Music in 50 pieces - part 30

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi
    01:19

    Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Carlo Rizzi Performer: Anna Netrebko Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG, 477-5933

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    01:25

    George Frideric Handel Amadigi di Gaula - opera

    Performer: Bjarte Eike Performer: Barokksolistene

    BIS, SACD1997

  • Image for Franz Schubert
    01:34

    Franz Schubert Overture in D major D.556

    Conductor: Christian Benda Performer: Prague Sinfonia

    NAXOS, 8.-570329

  • Interview: Martin Rummel and Stephen De Pledge

  • Image for David Popper
    01:43

    David Popper Im Walde - suite Op.50 for cello and piano

    Performer: Martin Rummel Performer: Stephen de Pledge

  • Interview: Martin Rummel and Stephen De Pledge

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    01:49

    Ludwig van Beethoven 7 Variations on 'Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen' WoO.46 for cello and piano [from Mozart

    Performer: Martin Rummel Performer: Stephen de Pledge

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