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Christine Brewer, Rolf Hind, James Crabb, Mhairi Lawson, Adrian Chandler

Sean Rafferty presents, with guests including soprano Christine Brewer, composer Rolf Hind with accordion player James Crabb, and soprano Mhairi Lawson with Adrian Chandler.

Sean Rafferty's guests include world-renowned American soprano Christine Brewer.
Composer Rolf Hind talks about his new concerto for accordion player James Crabb with the BBC Symphony Orchestra - James will perform live in the studio.
And there's more live music from soprano Mhairi Lawson with violinist Adrian Chandler and cellist Jonathan Byers ahead of their performance at Perth Concert Hall celebrating St Andrew's Night.

Plus, a special report from a new exhibition at Handel House in London - the Baroque composer's former home - about the librettist of Messiah and other oratorios, Charles Jennings.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Water music - suite in G major HWV.350

    Conductor: Robert HAYDON CLARK Performer: Consort Of London

    • Brilliant.
    • 93-779.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    La Muerte del Angel - tango

    Conductor: Richard TOGNETTI Performer: Benjamin MARTIN - Piano Performer: James CRABB - Accordion Performer: Australian Chamber Orchestra

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10163.
  • Interview: Rolf Hind and James Crabb

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Pieces de clavecin [1724, rev.1731]

    Performer: James CRABB - Accordion

  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no. 6 in C major D.589

    Conductor: Thomas ZEHETMAIR Performer: Northern Sinfonia.

    • AVIE.
    • AV-2224.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Rondo capriccioso in E major/minor Op.14 for piano

    Performer: Bertrand CHAMAYOU - Piano

    • Naive.
    • V 5131.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Quartet no. 1 in D major Op.11 for strings

    Performer: Kuss String Quartet

    • Onyx.
    • 4090.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck-Lieder for voice and piano

    Performer: Christine BREWER - Soprano Performer: Roger VIGNOLES - Piano

    • WHLIVE.
    • WHL-0022.
  • Interview: Christine Brewer

  • Richard Strauss

    4 Letzte Lieder AV.150 for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Donald RUNNICLES Performer: Christine BREWER - Soprano Performer: Atlanta S O

    • Telarc.
    • CD 80661.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Concerto no. 4 in G minor Op.40 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Antonio PAPPANO Performer: Leif Ove ANDSNES - Piano Performer: London S O.

    • EMI.
    • 640-5162.
  • 90 x 90: 1941

  • Arnold BAX

    Tintagel - symphonic poem

    Conductor: John BARBIROLLI Performer: London S O.

    • EMI.
    • CDC 747-984-2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pelleas et Melisande - suite Op.80

    Conductor: Jean FOURNET Performer: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Regis RRC 1328.
    • Regis RRC 1328.
  • Trad.

    John Anderson my Jo

    Arranger: Michael Haydn Performer: Adrian CHANDLER - Violin Performer: Jonathan Byers - Cello Performer: Mhairi LAWSON - Soprano Performer: Robert Burns - Librettist

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV.453 for oboe and orchestra

    Performer: Adrian CHANDLER - Violin Performer: Gail HENNESSEY - Oboe Performer: La Serenissima

    • AVIE.
    • AV-2218.
  • Trad.

    Old Long Syne

    Lyrics: Robert Ayton Performer: Adrian CHANDLER - Violin Performer: Jonathan Byers - Cello Performer: Mhairi LAWSON - Soprano

  • Trad.

    The di'el's awa with the exciseman

    Lyrics: Robert Burns Performer: Adrian CHANDLER - Violin Performer: Jonathan Byers - Cello Performer: Mhairi LAWSON - Soprano

  • Interview: Mhairi Lawson, Adrian Chandler and Jonny Byers

  • Trad.

    When she came ben she bobbed

    Performer: Adrian CHANDLER - Violin Performer: Jonathan Byers - Cello Performer: Mhairi LAWSON - Soprano

  • James Oswald

    Variations on 'When she cam ben she bobbed' for violin solo

    Performer: Adrian CHANDLER - Violin Performer: Jonathan Byers - Cello

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 41 in C major K.551 (Jupiter)

    Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS Performer: Prague Chamber Orchestra

    • SUPRAPHON.
    • 11-0757 2.
  • Feature - 'Charles Jennens: the man behind Messiah' at Handel House

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fugue on a theme from Handel's Solomon overture in B flat major Hess36 for string quartet

    Performer: Ysaye String Quartet

    • YSAYE RECORDS.
    • YR 506.

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