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02/02/2010 Natalie Clein, Xuefei Yang, Matthew Halls, Robin Blaze

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With performances from cellist Natalie Clein and guitarist Xuefei Yang, plus countertenor Robin Blaze singing Bach and Purcell.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

Sean is joined by the young cellist/guitarist pairing of Natalie Clein and Xuefei Yang, who perform together in the studio and discuss their upcoming concert at Wigmore Hall, London, in which they play new works as well as established classics

Also on the programme, Matthew Halls, the director of Retrospect Ensemble, who are playing at Cadogan Hall this week, is joined by counter-tenor Robin Blaze as they prepare to join forces later in February to perform Bach's counter-tenor cantatas at Wigmore Hall.

E-mail: in.tune@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    L'Italiana in Algeri: Overture

    Performer: Capella Coloniensis Performer: Gabriele Ferro (conductor)

    • SONY 88697579082.
  • LIVE

    • Pelham Humfrey

      Hymn to God the Father

      Performer: Robin Blaze (countertenor) Performer: Matthew Halls (harpsichord)

    • Henry Purcell

      Here the deities approve (Welcome to all the pleasures)

      Performer: Robin Blaze (countertenor) Performer: Matthew Halls (harpsichord)

    • Henry Purcell

      Evening Hymn

      Performer: Robin Blaze (countertenor) Performer: Matthew Halls (harpsichord)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations: Aria

    Performer: Matthew Halls (harpsichord)

    • LINN CKD356.
  • William Walton

    Capriccio Burlesco

    Performer: Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra

    • SONY SMK 58931.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    The Swing

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) Performer: Graham Johnson (Piano)

    • CHAMPS HILL CHRCD003.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no.2: 4th movt

    Performer: Berlin Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    • DG 00289 4778621.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Roman Carnival Overture

    Performer: Anima Eterna Brugge Performer: Jos van Immerseel (conductor)

    • ZIGZAG ZZT 100101.
  • Franz Schubert

    The Gondolier

    Performer: Simon Keenlyside (baritone) Performer: Malcolm Martineau (piano)

    • EMI CDEMX2224.
  • LIVE

    • Astor Piazzolla

      Libertango

      Performer: Natalie Klein (cello) Performer: Xuefei Yang (guitar)

    • Stephen Goss

      The Autumn Song

      Performer: Natalie Klein (cello) Performer: Xuefei Yang (guitar)

    • Pau Casals

      Song of the birds arr Clein & Yang

      Performer: Natalie Klein (cello) Performer: Xuefei Yang (guitar)

  • William Byrd

    Domine, praestolamur

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (conductor)

    • CORO CORI16077.
  • Robert Schumann

    Träumerei (Kinderszenen)

    Performer: Lang Lang

    • DG 4748202.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia

    Performer: Lahti Symphony Orchestra Performer: Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

    • BIS SACD 1645.

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