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Monday - Sean Rafferty

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music and guests from the music world. Celebrating Shakespeare's birthday on 23rd April and Simon Russell Beale's choice of sonnets.

In Tune celebrates Shakespeare this week as part of Radio 3's Shakespeare and love season. In conversation with Suzy Klein, Simon Russell Beale introduces and reads 5 of his favourite love sonnets. On Monday, Shakespeare's birthday, there's live music of a Shakespearean kind from celebrated early music group I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth. Sean Rafferty's guests this week also include star cellist Steven Isserlis with fortepianist Robert Levin, in the midst of their exciting Beethoven project, plus one of the world's greatest clarinettists, former BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Emma Johnson.

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Music Played

  • I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth

    Sonnet 128

    Performer: I Fagiolini

  • I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth

    Sonnet 12

    Performer: I Fagiolini

  • I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth

    Sonnet 115

    Performer: I Fagiolini

  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in G major for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Myung-Whun CHUNG Performer: Roger MURARO - Piano Performer: French Radio New Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 476 4669.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Acis and Galatea - masque

    Performer: Willard WHITE - Bass Performer: English Baroque Soloists

    • POLYDOR.
    • archik-4234062.
  • George Gershwin

    Porgy and Bess - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Carl DAVIS Performer: Cynthia HAYMON - Soprano Performer: Willard WHITE - Bass Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra

    • Sony.
    • SK92943.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique Op.14

    Conductor: Robin TICCIATI Performer: Scottish Chamber Opera Ensemble

    • LINN.
    • CKD 400.
  • Franz Liszt

    (Chopin) [6] Polish songs S.480, transc. for piano [from Op.74]

    Performer: Janina FIALKOWSKA - Piano

  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op.55 for piano

    Performer: Janina FIALKOWSKA - Piano

  • Franz Liszt

    (Chopin) [6] Polish songs S.480, transc. for piano [from Op.74]

    Performer: Janina FIALKOWSKA - Piano

  • Gaetano Donizetti

    L' Assedio di Calais - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: David PARRY Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    • Opera Rara.
    • OR9.
  • Sonnet 27

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music Op.61

    Performer: Angelika KIRCHSCHLAGER - Contralto Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Sony.
    • SK62826.
  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 for piano

    Performer: Mitsuko UCHIDA - Piano

    • Philips.
    • Philips 4562452.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Kuolema - incidental music Op.44 [1903-6]

    Conductor: Daniel BARENBOIM Performer: West Eastern Divan Orchestra

    • Warner.
    • 564621905.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67

    Conductor: Daniel BARENBOIM Performer: West Eastern Divan Orchestra

    • Warner.
    • 2564627912.

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