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Friday - Sean Rafferty

Sean Rafferty's guests include Barcelona-born pianist Alba Ventura and Vivaldi specialist Adrian Chandler.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

Young Barcelona-born pianist Alba Ventura performs live in the studio. She previews her Echo Rising stars recital this weekend in Birmingham, performing music by Scarlatti and De Falla.

Baroque music ensemble La Serenissima specialise in the music of Vivaldi and his Italian contemporaries. On tonight's In Tune, director Adrian Chandler discusses "God, Emperors and Angels", the ensemble's latest programme, getting its UK premiere at The Cadogan Hall in London.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Feria (Rapsodie Espagnole)

    Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • Philips 454 452 2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Beatus Vir

    Performer: Taverner Consort & Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (Director)

    • EMI 6 88592 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Moment musical in E flat minor, Op 16 No 2

    Performer: Alba Ventura (piano)

    • TEMPS TR1154 GE09.
  • LIVE

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in D minor, k1;

      Performer: Alba Ventura (piano)

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in G minor, k8

      Performer: Alba Ventura (piano)

    • Manuel de Falla

      Dance of Terror

      Performer: Alba Ventura (piano)

    • Manuel de Falla

      Ritual Fire Dance (El Amor Brujo)

      Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

      Performer: Alba Ventura (piano)

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Introduction, Theme & Variations for clarinet & orchestra

    Performer: Sabine Meyer (clarinet) Performer: Wurttemburg Chamber Orchestra Performer: Conductor

    • EMI 7 49397 2.
  • H. Hupfield - Let's put out the lights

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

  • Reinhold Moritzevich Glière - Concert Waltz, Op 90

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Vassily Sinaisky (Conductor)

  • Franz Liszt

    Petrarch Sonnet 104 (Annees de Pelerinage – 2me annee, Italie)

    Performer: Francois-Rene Duchable (piano)

    • VC 699 541 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for violin, strings & continuo in D, RV211 (1st movement)

    Performer: Adrian Chandler (violin) Performer: La Serenissima

    • Avie AV2178.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for two violins, strings & continuo in A, RV520 (2nd movement)

    Performer: Adrian Chandler & Matthew Truscott (violins) Performer: La Serenissima

    • Avie AV0031.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for flute, violin, bassoon & continuo in F, RV100

    Performer: Katy Bircher (flute) Performer: Adrian Chandler (violin) Performer: Peter Whelan (bassoon) Performer: La Serenissima

    • Avie AV2178.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Salvator Mundi

    Performer: Canterbury Cathedral Choir Performer: Allan Wicks (conductor)

    • GUILD GMCD 7116.
  • Georges Bizet

    La Fleur que tu m'avais jetee

    Performer: Placido Domingo (tenor) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 429 305-2.


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