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03/11/2010 John Williams, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With studio performances from celebrated virtuoso guitarist John Williams, and conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier with pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Acclaimed virtuoso guitarist John Williams performs live in the studio ahead of a UK tour. Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier joins fellow Frenchman, pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (who performs live) in the studio in advance of a concert with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in E flat, Op.117, 1

    Performer: Leif-Ove Andsnes (piano)

    • EMI 5565832.
  • LIVE

    • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

      Prelude No.1

      Performer: John Williams (guitar)

    • Francis Bebey


      Performer: John Williams (guitar)

    • John Williams

      From A Bird: Nos. 1, 2 & 3

      Performer: John Williams (guitar)

  • Henry Purcell

    Jehova quam multi sunt hostes mei

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (director)

    • Coro COR16069.
  • George Gershwin

    Porgy & Bess ("It ain't necessarily so")

    Performer: Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone) Performer: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Choir Performer: Paul Daniel (conductor)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 4778091.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflöte (overture)

    Performer: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra Performer: Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)

    • Naïve OP 30479.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Flute Concerto in E, TWV.51:E1

    Performer: Karel Valter (flute) Performer: Barockorchester Capriccio Basel

    • Tudor 7177.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Theodora ("Streams of pleasure ever flowing" from Act 3)

    Performer: Rosemary Joshua (soprano) Performer: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) Performer: English Concert Performer: Harry Bicket (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN0767.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'

    Performer: Northern Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • EMI CDC7497452.
  • LIVE

    • Maurice Ravel

      Jeux d'eau

      Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

    • James Rhodes

      Arabesque No.1

      Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in G (3rd movement)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    • Chandos CHSA5084.
  • Percy Grainger

    At twilight

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Andrew Carwood (tenor) Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • Helios CDH55236.


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