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01/04/2010 Mahan Esfahani, Neal Davies

With Sean Rafferty. Including New Generation Artist Mahan Esfahani, who plays harpsichord works in the studio, and bass-baritone Neal Davies, who sings Frescobaldi and Scarlatti.

BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artist Mahan Esfahani plays harpsichord works live in the studio. Winner of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, Mahan appears on In Tune ahead of his performance at Wigmore Hall on 5th April which will be broadcast live on Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert. The highly praised annual concert of Bach's St John Passion on Good Friday features bass-baritone Neal Davies as Christus. Neal will sing works by Frescobaldi and Scarlatti.
Presented by Sean Rafferty.

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Last on

Thu 1 Apr 2010 17:00

Music Played

  • Scott Joplin

    Maple Leaf Rag

    Performer: Phillip Dyson (piano)

    • ASV CDWHL2120.
  • LIVE

    • Franz Schubert

      Der Wanderer Op.4 No.1 D493

      Performer: Neal Davies (bass) Performer: Christopher Glynn (piano)

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      St John Passion: "Betrachte, meine seele"

      Performer: Neal Davies (bass) Performer: Christopher Glynn (piano)

    • George Frideric Handel

      Messiah: Behold, I tell you a mystery / The trumpet shall sound

      Performer: Neal Davies (bass) Performer: Freiburger Barockorchester Performer: René Jacobs (conductor) Performer: Harmonia Mundi Hmc901928 9 Performer: CD 2, Trrack 19

  • Mielczewski

    Canzona for two violins

    Performer: Meike Augustin, Sharman Plesner (violins) & ensemble Performer: Graham O’Reilly (conductor)

    • AMBRONAY AMY010.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Polonaise No.5 in F# minor Op.44

    Performer: Roger Woodward (piano)

  • Paul Dubois

    Sonatine-Tango: Mvt 1 Violent et animé

    Performer: Karen Geoghegan (bassoon) Performer: Chris Hopkins (piano)

    • RAM 041.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Balada de Mallorca

    Performer: Coro Cervantes Performer: Olatz Saitua (soprano) Performer: Carlos Aransay (conductor)

    • Signum Classics SIGCD196.
  • LIVE

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata K115 in C minor

      Performer: Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

  • Frederick Delius

    A Late Lark

    Performer: Susan Gritton (soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Edward Gardner (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN10590.
  • LIVE

    • Girolamo Frescobaldi

      Toccata Settima (Libro Secondo 1627) & Bergamasca (Fiori Musicali Madonna)

      Performer: Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

    • George Frideric Handel

      Suite No.2 in F major: Allegro or Fugue TBC

      Performer: Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

  • Richard Strauss

    Prelude to Capriccio

    Performer: The Nash Ensemble

    • HYPERION CDA67574.
  • Gesualdo

    In Monte Oliveti (Responsories from 1st Nocturn, Maundy Thursday)

    Performer: The King’s Singers

    • SIGNUM SIGCD048.
  • Fritz Kreisler


    Arranger: Rachmaninov Performer: Olga Kern (piano)



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