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Wednesday - Sean Rafferty

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests from the arts world, including violinist Maxim Vengerov in his first broadcast performance since returning from a sabbatical.

In an exciting In Tune exclusive, violinist Maxim Vengerov will be giving his first broadcast performance since returning to the violin after his injury-enforced sabbatical. Vengerov's international virtuoso career was kicked off by winning the Wieniawski competition in Poland aged 11. Rated one of the world's greatest violinists, the Siberian born musician hasn't played in public since summer 2007 because of an arm injury. Performing live in the In Tune studio, he returns to playing the violin for his first broadcast ahead of his concert at Wigmore Hall. Sean Rafferty's guests today also include conductor Stephen Cleobury with soloists from his upcoming performance at King's College Cambridge of Elgar's The Apostles.

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1 hour, 58 minutes


Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Fanfare for the festive opening of the Regional Exhibition in Prague

    Performer: The London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble

    • Hyperion CDA 66470.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35 3rd mvt: Allegro Vivacissimo

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Berliner Philharmoniker Performer: Claudio Abbado

    • Teldec 4509908812.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne Op. 15 no. 1 in F major

    Performer: Louis Lortie (piano)

    • Chandos Chan 10714.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Cadmus and Hermione: Chaconne

    Performer: The Denner Ensemble

    • Promo CD.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pelleas et Melisande Orchestral Suite op. 80: Prelude

    Performer: Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Performer: Jean Fournet

    • RRC 1328.
  • LIVE

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Sonata in A major op. 47 (Kreutzer) first mvt

      Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Itamar Golan (piano)

    • Wienawsky

      Scherzo-tarantelle in G minor Op.16 for violin and piano

      Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Itamar Golan (piano)

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony no. 1 in D major Wq 183/1

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Andrew Manze (director)

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 907403.
  • LIVE

    • Edward Elgar

      The Apostles, O Lord Almighty, God of Israel

      Performer: Susan Bickley (soprano) Performer: John Alley (piano)

    • Edward Elgar

      The Apostles, extract from Part I

      Performer: David Wilson Johnson (baritone) Performer: Susan Bickley (soprano) Performer: John Alley (piano)

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Barcarolles Op.116

    Performer: Giulio Biddau (piano)

    • APARTE AP 026.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo in B flat major WoO6 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Pierre Laurant Aimard (piano) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • Warner 2564 60602-2.
  • William Byrd

    Miserere Mei, Deus

    Arranger: Nico Muhly Performer: Aurora Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Collon (conductor)

    • Decca 4782731.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Das Kinderspiel. Lied für Sopran und Klavier (KV 598)

    Performer: Martina Jankova (soprano) Performer: Christoph Denoth (guitar)

    • Philips 476 138-2.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan and Ludmila (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.

    Performer: Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre Performer: Valery Gergiev

    • Decca 478 3420.


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