Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Thursday - Sean Rafferty

Sean Rafferty's guests include Park Lane Group Young Artists, who perform live in the studio, and renowned concert organist Thomas Trotter.

Four young artists from the Park Lane Group perform live in the In Tune studio ahead of the New Year Series at the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall. Flautist Rosanna Ter-Berg and pianist Leo Nicholson play music by Edwin Roxburgh and violinist Diana Galvydyte and pianist Christopher Guild perform works by Tchaikovsky and Anthony Payne.

Widely regarded as one of the world's finest organists, Thomas Trotter joins presenter Sean Rafferty to discuss his extensive performing and recording career and his forthcoming concert at Birmingham's Symphony Hall. Thomas introduces music from his latest recording of organ showpieces.

Presented by Sean Rafferty
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00
Twitter: @BBCInTune

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat Hob.VII e:1, III Finale: Allegro

    Performer: Alison Balsom (trumpet) Performer: Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen Performer: Thomas Klug (leader)

    • EMI Classics 50999 2 16213 0 7.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto No 16 in F, Overture – Grave; Allegro

    Arranger: Thomas Trotter Performer: Thomas Trotter (The Mander East organ of St Giles Cripplegate)

    • Regent REGCD302.
  • Leroy Anderson

    The Typewriter

    Arranger: Thomas Trotter Performer: Thomas Trotter (organ of Town Hall, Birmingham)

    • Regent REGDVD001.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Symphonie VI, Op 42 No.2 (i) Allegro

    Performer: Thomas Trotter (organ of Saint-Francois-de-Sales, Lyon, France)

    • Argo 433 152-2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Piano Concerto in A Minor Op 16, iii) Allegro moderato molto e marcato

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Andrew Litton (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA67824.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Spem in alium (40 voice motet)

    Performer: Tallis Scholars Performer: Peter Phillips (director)

    • Gimell 454 906-2.
  • LIVE

    • Edwin Roxburgh

      Flute Music with an Accompaniment (excerpt)

      Performer: Rosanna Ter-Berg (flute) Performer: Leo Nicholson (piano)

    • Anthony Payne

      Of Knots and Skeins (extract)

      Performer: Diana Galvydyte (violin) Performer: Christopher Guild (piano)

    • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Waltz-Scherzo (1877, original Tchaikovsky version)

      Performer: Diana Galvydyte (violin) Performer: Christopher Guild (piano)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni: 'Deh, vieni alla finestra' / 'Fin ch'han dal vino'

    Performer: Erwin Schrott Performer: Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana Performer: Riccardo Frizza (conductor)

    • Decca 478 0473.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G, opus 54 No.1, i) Vivace assai

    Performer: Sacconi Quartet

    • Sacconi Records SACC101.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Bells Op.35, I Allegro ma non tanto

    Performer: Kaludi Kaludov (tenor) Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia Performer: Charles Dutoit

    • Newton Classics 8802021.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etudes Op.10 – No.4 in E major

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    • Testament SBT 1473.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in G flat major, D899 No.3

    Performer: Alfred Brendel

    • Decca 478 2116.


Discover more music with the In Tune Mixtape

Discover more music with the In Tune Mixtape

30 minutes of uninterrupted music - on air every weekday at 7pm and online at any time.

In Tune Sessions

In Tune Sessions

Watch live performances recorded at the In Tune studios