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13/12/2010 Raymond Leppard, Elin Manahan Thomas, David Miller

Sean Rafferty is joined by conductor Raymond Leppard, who is conducting Handel's Messiah at Cadogan Hall. Plus music from soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and lutenist David Miller.

Sean Rafferty is joined by conductor Raymond Leppard, who will be conducting Handel's Messiah with the English Chamber Orchestra at Cadogan Hall, London this week.

There will be live music from soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and lutenist David Miller, who will talk to Sean about their upcoming concert alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Carl Davis at Fairfield Halls, Croydon.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • William Byrd

    Rorate caeli desuper (Gradualia I, 1605)

    Performer: Stile Antico

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU807517.
  • Johann Strauss II - The Gypsy Baron

    Arranger: Rieu Performer: The Johann Strauss Orchestra Performer: Andre Rieu (conductor)

  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah: For unto us a child is bone

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Choir Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Raymond Leppard (conductor)

    • Erato 2292-45447-2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    The Coronation of Poppea Act II: My Beloved

    Performer: Janet Baker (Poppea) Performer: Robert Furguson (Nero) Performer: Orchestra of Sadler’s Wells Opera Performer: Raymond Leppard (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAND31722.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of Youth Suite 1: Slumber Scene & Fairies and Giants

    Performer: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Raymond Leppard (conductor)

    • Koss Classics KC1014.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata in G major Hov.XVI:40

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • Philips 4757185.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schwanengesang D.957: Das Fischermädchen

    Performer: Christian Gerhaher (baritone) Performer: Gerold Huber (piano)

    • Arte Nova Classics 82876577472 (3).
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Tsar's Bride: Overture

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN10424.
  • LIVE

    • John Dowland

      Preludium

      Performer: David Miller (lute)

    • Campion

      Never weather-beaten sail

      Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) Performer: David Miller (lute)

    • Henry Purcell

      Blessed Virgin's Expostulation

      Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) Performer: David Miller (theorbo)

    • Pelham Humfrey

      A Hymn to God the Father

      Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) Performer: David Miller (theorbo)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major BWV.1048

    Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin/director)

    • Virgin Classics 5622812.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Nocturne No.18 in E, Op.63 No.2

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

  • Prince Markie Dee

    Jubilate Deo (1538)

    Performer: Chapelle du Roi Performer: Alistair Dixon (director)

    • Signum SIGCD019.

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