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Young Musician 2010 Special

Chi-chi Nwanoku previews the 2010 BBC Young Musician final, with listeners' choices of recordings from past competitors and also presents music by Orff, Paganini and Messiaen.

Chi-chi Nwanoku looks ahead to this evening's BBC Young Musician final with listeners' choices of recordings from past competitors. Clarinettist Michael Collins, pianist Sarah Beth Briggs and violinist Rafal Zambrzycki-Payne all feature, and there's also a chance to hear from inaugural winner, trombonist Michael Hext, on how the competition has evolved since his appearance 32 years ago. Plus, Carl Orff's choral spectacular, Carmina Burana, in its rarely-heard chamber version, and Yehudi Menuhin performs Paganini's reworking of operatic themes by Rossini.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 16 May 2010 14:00

Music Played

  • Vicente Martín y Soler

    Una Cosa Rara: Sinfonia.Allegro

    Performer: Moonwinds

    • 1.
  • Béla Bartók - Suite for Piano op.14

    Performer: Sarah Beth Briggs (piano)

  • Gottfried August Homilius

    Wachet auf, ruft uns due Stimme

    Performer: Jan van Mol (organ)

    • PAVANE ADW 7271.
    • 23.
  • Louis Spohr

    Clarinet concerto no 4 in E minor: 1st movement

    Performer: Michael Collins (clarinet), Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Robin O’Neill (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67561.
    • 4.
  • Eugène Bozza

    Oboe Sonata: 1st movement

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Julius Drake (piano)

    • VIRGIN CUV5611412.
    • 4.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Introduction and Variations on 'Dal tuo stellato soglio'

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Ferguson Webster (piano)

    • EMI CDC 7243 5 65959 2 7.
    • 4.
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina Burana (chamber version): Uf dem anger

    Performer: Roland Pöntinen & Love Derwinger (pianos), Kroumata Percussion Ensemble, Allmånna Sången, Cecilia Rydinger Alin (conductor)

    • BIS CD 734.
    • 6 to 10.
  • Johnny Burke/Jimmy van Heusen

    Here's That Rainy Day

    Performer: Bill Evans (piano)

    • VERVE 833 801-2,.
    • 1.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    O Sacrum Convivium

    Performer: Danish National Radio Choir, Jesper Grove Jørgensen (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9663.
    • 6.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Trio op.8

    Performer: Dimension Trio: Rafal Zambrzycki-Payne (violin), Richard Joo (piano), Thomas Carroll (cello)

    • recording not available commercially.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    The blue bird

    Performer: The Oxford Camerata, Jeremy Summerly (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8553088.
    • 16.