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John Mark Ainsley, Graham Fitkin, James O'Donnell, Bill Bankes-Jones

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With guests including tenor John Mark Ainsley, composer/pianist Graham Fitkin, organist/conductor James O'Donnell plus director Bill Bankes-Jones.

Sean Rafferty's guests include one of the foremost British tenors, John Mark Ainsley, as he prepares to take part in a performance of Handel's Messiah with the Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment at the Royal Festival Hall. More live music in the studio from composer/pianist Graham Fitkin ahead of a concert of his work at King's Place and director Bill Bankes-Jones talks to Sean about Tête à Tête's production of Salad Days. Singers Katie Moore and Leo Miles from the cast perform live plus we hear from Westminster Abbey's organist and Master of Choristers, James O'Donnell about a new documentary looking behind the scenes at the Abbey.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 50 BWV.50 (Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft)

    Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: Symphony Of Harmony And Invention Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • CORO.
    • COR16039.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah

    Performer: John Mark AINSLEY - Tenor Performer: William WHITEHEAD - Harpsichord

  • Interview: John Mark Ainsley

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248

    Performer: John Mark AINSLEY - Tenor Performer: William WHITEHEAD - Harpsichord

  • Graham Fitkin

    Metal for orchestra

    Conductor: Graham FITKIN Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    • GFR.
    • 2000.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes galantes - opera-ballet in 4 entrees [1736]

    Conductor: Marc MINKOWSKI Performer: Les Musiciens Du Louvre

    • ARCHIV.
    • 00289-477 5578.
  • Patrick Moore

    Penguin's Parade

    Conductor: Derek Carden Performer: Patrick MOORE - Xylophone Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    • Cavendish.
    • CAV 90795.
  • Graham Fitkin

    Fifty

    Performer: Graham FITKIN - Piano

  • Interview: Graham Fitkin

  • Graham Fitkin

    Fervent for orchestra

    Performer: Graham FITKIN - Piano

  • Hubert Parry

    I was glad

    Conductor: Christopher WARREN-GREEN Performer: London Chamber Orchestra Performer: Westminster Abbey Choir

    • DECCA.
    • 277 066 2.
  • Interview: James O'Donnell

  • Orlando Gibbons

    O clap your hands/God is gone up - anthem for 8 voices

    Conductor: James O'DONNELL Performer: Robert QUINNEY - Organ Performer: Westminster Abbey Choir

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67858.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Conductor: Bernard HAITINK Performer: Sarah CHANG - Violin Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 627910-2.
  • Julian Slade

    Salad days - musical

    Performer: Anthony INGLE - Piano Performer: Katie MOORE - Singer Performer: Leo Miles - Singer

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le Carnaval des animaux

    Performer: Martha ARGERICH - Piano

    • PHILIPS.
    • 416-841-2.
  • Julian Slade

    Salad days - musical

    Performer: Anthony INGLE - Piano Performer: Katie MOORE - Singer Performer: Leo Miles - Singer

  • Interview: Salad Days

  • Julian Slade

    Salad days - musical

    Performer: Anthony INGLE - Piano Performer: Katie MOORE - Singer Performer: Leo Miles - Singer

  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Sonata no. 5 in F major for 2 oboes, vn, bsn, vc & hpschd

    Performer: Ensemble Marsyas

    • Linn.
    • CDK 415.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Mazurkas Op.56 for piano

    Performer: Charles ROSEN - Piano

    • GLOBE.
    • GLO-5028.

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