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BBC Singers, Royal College of Music Students, Semyon Bychkov

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With music from the BBC Singers with Paul Brough, and students from the Royal College of Music with Ashley Solomon, plus conductor Semyon Bychkov.

As they prepare for a concert exploring the life and times of the fourth Earl of Sandwich in Kent, baroque soloists from the Royal College of Music perform live in the studio with director Ashley Solomon. Ahead of Total Immersion: Arvo Part at the Barbican, the BBC Singers and their Principal Guest Conductor Paul Brough sing music from Part's Seven Magnificat Antiphons and Summa live in the studio. Plus conductor Semyon Bychkov talks to presenter Sean Rafferty about his new appointment as Klemperer Chair of Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music and his upcoming performances of La Boheme at the Royal Opera House.

Presented by Sean Rafferty
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Meyer/Rose/Dubin

    A cuppa coffee, a sandwich and you

    Performer: The Square Pegs - Main Artist

    • EMPORIO.
    • EMPR CD823.
  • LIVE

    • Henry Purcell

      King Arthur, or The British worthy Z.628

      Performer: Emilia Hughes - Soprano Performer: Royal College of Music Baroque Ensemble

    • Henry Purcell

      Chacony a 4 in G minor Z.730 for strings

      Performer: Royal College of Music Baroque Ensemble

    • Thomas Chilcot

      12 English songs [1744]

      Performer: Emilia Hughes - Soprano Performer: Royal College of Music Baroque Ensemble

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 99 in E flat major H.1.99

    Conductor: Roger NORRINGTON Performer: London Classical Players

    • EMI.
    • CDC-5 55192-2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - ballet Op.71

    Conductor: Semyon BYCHKOV Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Philips.
    • 420 2372.
  • Fields Kern

    The Way You Look Tonight

    Arranger: Performer: Iain Ballamy and Stian Carstensen - Main Artist

    • Sound.
    • CD-1005.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Giustino - opera in 3 acts RV.717

    Conductor: Christian CURNYN Performer: Nicola BENEDETTI - Violin Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 476 4342.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor Op.31 for piano

    Performer: Louis LORTIE - Piano

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-10588.
  • LIVE

    • Arvo Pärt

      7 Advent (Magnificat) antiphons for chorus [4-9 vv]

      Conductor: Paul BROUGH Performer: BBC Singers

    • Arvo Pärt

      Summa for choir

      Conductor: Paul BROUGH Performer: BBC Singers

  • William Walton

    Touch Her Soft Lips And Part (Henry V)

    Conductor: Leonard SLATKIN Arranger: Na Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • RCA.
    • RD60813.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Simon Boccanegra - opera in a prologue and 3 acts vers. original [1857]

    Conductor: Marco ARMILIATO Performer: Joseph CALLEJA - Tenor Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 478-2720.
  • Richard Wagner - Lohengrin - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Semyon BYCHKOV Performer: Cologne R S O

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 3 in D minor for alto, female chorus, boys' chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Semyon BYCHKOV Performer: Cologne R S O Performer: Cologne Radio Choir

    • AVIE.
    • AV 0019.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 1 in C minor Op.68

    Conductor: Semyon BYCHKOV Performer: Cologne Radio Orchestra

    • AVIE.
    • AV-2051.

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