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Neville Marriner, Denis Matsuev, Phoenix Piano Trio

Sean Rafferty's guests include conductor Neville Marriner, pianist Denis Matsuev and Phoenix Piano Trio. Plus the Christmas Cracker mini-feature, focusing on festive folk music.

Guests include the great Sir Neville Marriner who returns to conduct the Academy of St Martin in the Fields - the orchestra he founded over fifty years ago. Live music from pianist Denis Matsuev, known as 'The Siberian Bear' plus Phoenix Piano Trio, made up of Sholto Kynoch, Marie Macleod and Jonathan Stone.

In Tune continues the countdown to Christmas with the second of our series of Christmas Cracker mini-features exploring different seasonal musical performances. Today, we look at the lively abundance of festive folk music.

Presented by Sean Rafferty
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Abu Hassan Overture

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Neeme Järvi

    • CHANDOS CHAN9066.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in E flat HXV:30, 1st mvmt

    Performer: Phoenix Piano Trio

  • Robert Schumann

    Phantasiestücke Op. 88 : Duett; Finale

    Performer: Phoenix Piano Trio

  • Richard Strauss

    Zueignung

    Performer: Katherine Broderick (soprano) Performer: Malcolm Martineau (piano)

    • CHAMPS HILL CHRCD046.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet in A minor "Rosamunde" 4th mvt, Allegro moderato

    Performer: Callino Quartet

    • Label tbc.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Wanderer an den Mond, D870

    Performer: Ian Bostridge (tenor) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • BBC Recording In Tune 181212.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto no.3, 3rd mvt

    Performer: Denis Matsuev (piano) Performer: Mariinsky Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Valery Gergiev

    • MARIINSKY MAR0505.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Meditation, Op. 72 No.5

    Performer: Denis Matsuev (piano)

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in G minor Op. 23 No. 5

    Performer: Denis Matsuev (piano)

  • Denis Matsuev

    Improvisation

    Performer: Denis Matsuev (piano)

  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.3 in G major

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner

    • Philips 426 810-2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville: Largo al Factotum

    Performer: Thomas Allen (baritone) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 4110582.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No.3 "Scottish", 2nd mvt: vivace non troppo

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS4421302.

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