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Brodsky Quartet, Guildhall Students

Sean Rafferty presents performances and guests from the arts world, including the Brodsky Quartet, celebrating its 40th anniversary.

As they celebrate their 40th anniversary, the Brodsky Quartet perform live in the studio and talk to presenter Sean Rafferty about their new album 'Petit Four' and the upcoming anniversary concert at Wigmore Hall. Plus live music from Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream performed in the studio by students from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, ahead of their performances at the Barbican Theatre.

Presenter: Sean Rafferty
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Antonio Sartorio

    Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Quando voglio

    Performer: Patricia Petibon Performer: Venice Baroque Orchestra Performer: Andrea Marcon

    • DG 4778763.
  • Sam Fonteyn

    Pop Looks Bach (Theme from Ski Sunday)

    Performer: New Dance Orchestra.

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Clark Rundell

    • BBC Recording.
  • LIVE

    • Hugo Wolf

      Italian Serenade

      Performer: Brodsky Quartet

  • Franz Schubert

    Moment musical no.6

    Performer: Radu Lupu Performer: Decca 4757074

    • CD.2.
  • Ludovic Bource

    Peppy and George

    Performer: Orchestra of Flanders Performer: Ernst Van Tiel

    • SONY 88697978952.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The love for three oranges: march

    Performer: Brodsky Quartet

    • Chandos CHAN10708.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor, RV.156

    Performer: L’Avventura London Performer: Zak Ozmo

    • Opello Nova ONCD015.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture, Scherzo

    Performer: Sco Performer: Jaime Laredo

    • Brilliant 93164.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (opening)

    Performer: Dexter Fletcher Performer: Trinity Boys’ Choir Performer: Cols Performer: Richard Hickox

    • Virgin 7593052.
  • LIVE

    • Benjamin Britten

      A Midsummer Night's Dream: extract

      Performer: Sky Ingram (Helena) Performer: Ashley Riches (Demetrius) Performer: Richard McGrath (piano)

    • Benjamin Britten

      A Midsummer Night's Dream: Duet Demetrias & Helena

      Performer: Sky Ingram (Helena) Performer: Ashley Riches (Demetrius) Performer: Richard McGrath (piano)

  • Frank Zappa

    'Cello' Symphony in B flat

    Performer: Caroline Kang (vc) Performer: New Dutch Academy Orchestra Performer: Simon Murphy

    • Pentatone PTC5186365.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Les oiseaux dans la charmille

    Performer: Maurice Andre Performer: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra and Chorus

    • EMI 49219.
  • LIVE

    • Dmitry Shostakovich

      Quartet no.4: i & ii

      Performer: Brodsky Quartet

    • Claude Debussy

      Beau soir

      Performer: Brodsky Quartet

  • Aram Khachaturian

    The Dance of the Pirates

    Performer: Russian National Orchestra Performer: Alexander Vedernikov

    • Penta Tone classics 5186032.


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