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01/02/2010 Libor Pesek, Jonathan Plowright

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With conductor Libor Pesek on his upcoming performance with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, plus pianist Jonathan Plowright playing in the studio.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

With a selection of music and guests from the music world including conductor Libor Pesek who talks to Sean about his forthcoming performance with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra.

Plus pianist Jonathan Plowright plays the In Tune Steinway and talks about his latest CD release, a homage to Chopin.

Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00

2 hours

Music Played

  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Impromptu on the themes of two Preludes by Chopin

    Performer: Jonathan Plowright (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67803.
  • William Byrd

    The Queenes Alman

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)

    • CRD3307.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No 9 in E minor "New World" (3rd movement: Scherzo – molto vivace)

    Performer: Royal Liverpol Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Libor Pesek (conductor)

    • Vc 5624922.
    • 3.
  • LIVE

    • Edvard Grieg

      Studie, Op 73 No 5 "Hommage a Chopin"

      Performer: Jonathan Plowright (piano)

    • Arthur Honegger

      Souvenir de Chopin (1947)

      Performer: Jonathan Plowright (piano)

  • Jan Hasenohrl


    Performer: Jan Hasenohrl (trumpet) Performer: St Blaises Big Band

    • OUT 023.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony 5 (5th movement: Rondo-finale)

    Performer: Czech National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Libor Pesek (conductor)

    • VICC 60630.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Flute Quartet in G, K285a

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud (flute) Performer: Christoph Poppen (violin) Performer: Hariolf Schlichtig (viola) Performer: Jean-Guihen Queyras

    • EMI 5 56829 2.
  • LIVE

    • Eduard Nápravník

      Notturno, Op 48 No 1 "Reminiscence of Chopin"

      Performer: Jonathan Plowright (piano)

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Madam Butterfly (humming chorus)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • DECCA 4409472.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (Conductor)

    • CHAN 8850.
  • Richard Strauss

    'Morgen', Op.27 No 4

    Performer: Kate Royal (soprano) Performer: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Performer: Edward Gardner (conductor)

    • EMI 3 944192.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor, RV577

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 420 216 2.


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