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New Zealand String Quartet, Behzod Abduraimov

Sean Rafferty's guests include the New Zealand String Quartet, in the UK for a cocnert at the 2012 Wimbledon Festival, plus 22-year-old Uzbekistani pianist Behzod Abduraimov - one of the brightest young stars of classical music.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Jubeloratorium für die Hamburger Admiralität: Overture

    Performer: Berlin Academy for Ancient Music

    • Harmonia Mundi 901654.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem: Introit et Kyrie

    Performer: Tenebrae Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble Performer: Nigel Short

    • LSO LiveLSO0728.
  • LIVE

    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Capriccio in E minor Op 81

      Performer: New Zealand String Quartet: Helene Pohl and Douglas Beilman (violins), Gillian Ansell (viola), Rolf Gjelsten (cello)

      • Live.
  • Interview

    • New Zealand String Quartet

      Helene Pohl (violin); Douglas Beilman (violin); Gillian Ansell (viola); Rolf Gjelsten (cello)

  • LIVE

    • Jack Body

      Three Transcriptions: No. 1 'Long Gi Yi'

      Performer: New Zealand String Quartet

      • Live.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No. 205: Chorus: Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft

    Performer: Orchestra and choir of the Enlightenment Performer: Gustav Leonhardt (director)

    • Philips 432 161 2.
  • Interview

    • Pablo Hernan & Alina Ibragimova

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet No.19 in C major K465 'Les dissonances' [extract]

    Performer: Chiaroscuro Quartet

    • Aparte AP022.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 3: 1st mvt (extract)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 471 502-2.
  • Interview

    • Andrew Gourlay

  • Sergey Rachmaninov


    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Sergey Rachmaninov (conductor)

    • Naxos 8.111357.
  • Interview

    • Andrew Gourlay

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No. 10 in E minor: 2nd mvt – Scherzo

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

    • BBC Recording.
  • 90 years of the BBC

    • 90x90: 1935 - Dame Ethel Smyth on Brahms

      90x90 is a series of 90-second miniatures that celebrate the diversity of radio in its widest form. Each episode represents one year of the 90, and this is the year 1935.

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fidelio (Leonore): Overture 'Leonore' no.3 (Op.72b)

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Teldec 06301 31402.
  • Interview

    • John Butt

      Former chorister and now director of the Dunedin Consort John Butt pays tribute to Sir Philip Ledger who died last Sunday, 18th November.

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (organ and descant – Philip Ledger)

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: Philip Ledger (conductor) Performer: Thomas Trotter (organ)

    • EMI CDM 7 63180 2.
  • Michael Nyman

    The Draughtsman's contract: Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds

    Performer: The Michael Nyman Band Performer: Michael Nyman (director)

    • MN MNRCD105.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D Major K. 96

    Performer: Behzod Abduraimov (piano)

    • Live.
  • Interview

    • Behzod Abduraimov

  • Franz Liszt

    Mephisto waltz No. 1 S.514

    Performer: Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude (beginning) Performer: Behzod Abduraimov (piano)

    • Decca 478 3301.


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