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RADA Singers, Martin Simpson, Ben Johnson, Carl Davis

Presented by Suzy Klein. With music from Sondheim's Saturday Night performed by RADA singers, singer/guitarist Martin Simpson, tenor Ben Johnson, and composer/conductor Carl Davis.

Singers from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art perform songs from Stephen Sondheim's Saturday Night live in the studio as they continue a sold out run at RADA's Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre.

More live music from folk star Martin Simpson, who performs songs from his recent album and talks to presenter Suzy Klein about his Purpose & Grace series at Kings Place.

Plus Ferrier Award-winning tenor Ben Johnson performs live in the studio with pianist Tom Primrose ahead of his Wigmore recital with Graham Johnson.

And film composer and conductor Carl Davis visits the In Tune studio to discuss his amazing career in TV and film music and his upcoming concert with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra celebrating John Williams' 80th birthday.

Presented by Suzy Klein
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2 hours

Music Played

  • LIVE

    • Stephen Sondheim

      In The Movies

      Performer: Joshua James (Ray) Performer: Jake Mann (Ted) Performer: Alexandra Guelff (Mildred) Performer: Imogen Daines (Celeste) Performer: Jordan Mifsud (Artie) Performer: Scott Karim (Hank) Performer: Molly Logan (Dakota/Florence?) Performer: Joshua Silver (Bobby) Performer: Michael Haslam, piano

  • Léo Delibes

    Les Filles de Cadix

    Performer: Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Elvind Aadland, conductor

    • EMI 0 88328 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in E Flat Major, K.563 - 3rd mvt.

    Performer: Carolin Widmann, violin Performer: Amihai Grosz, viola Performer: Richard Harwood, cello

    • BBC Recording.
  • LIVE

    • Stephen Sondheim

      So Many People

      Performer: Molly Gromadzki (playing Helen Fogel) Performer: Taron Egerton (Gene Gorman) Performer: Michael Haslam, piano

    • Stephen Sondheim

      That Kind Of A Neighborhood

      Performer: Joshua James (Ray) Performer: Jake Mann (Ted) Performer: Alexandra Guelff (Mildred) Performer: Jordan Mifsud (Artie) Performer: Scott Karim (Hank) Performer: Molly Logan (Dakota/Florence?) Performer: Joshua Silver (Bobby) Performer: Michael Haslam, piano

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Toccata

    Performer: John Lill, piano

    • BBC Recording.
  • David Raksin

    Theme from 'Laura'

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman, violin Performer: Boston Pops Orchestra

    • John Williams, conductor.
  • Jean-Marie Leclair - Overture in A

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset, director

  • LIVE

    • Martin Simpson

      In The Pines

      Performer: Martin Simpson, vocal and guitar

    • Martin Simpson

      Never Any Good

      Performer: Martin Simpson, vocal and guitar

    • Leon Rosselson

      Palaces of Gold

      Performer: Martin Simpson, vocal and guitar

  • Jacques Offenbach

    Ballet of the Snowflakes

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Marc Minkowski, conductor

    • ARCHIV 00289 477 6403.
  • LIVE

    • Albert Roussel

      Amoureux separes

      Performer: Ben Johnson, tenor Performer: Tom Primrose, piano

    • Arthur Oldham

      The Herd Boy

      Performer: Ben Johnson, tenor Performer: Tom Primrose, piano

  • John Williams

    Raiders March

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Carl Davis, conductor

    • NAXOS 8.570505.
  • John Williams

    Schindler's List - Main Theme

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Conductor: John Williams. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra.

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Carl Davis, conductor

    • NAXOS 8.570505.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Carousel Waltz

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: Carl Davis, conductor

    • THREEFOLD CDC013.

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