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Vladimir Ashkenazy, Peter Gregson, Alina Ibragimova

Sean Rafferty is joined by conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, cellist Peter Gregson and violinist Alina Ibragimova.

Sean Rafferty's guests include conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, cellist Peter Gregson and violinist Alina Ibragimova
Also today, another instalment in The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history, everyday at 5.30pm. The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each episode is available as a download.
Today: Eric Satie's haunting Gymnopodie No.1 for piano
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive Overture

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Valdimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

    • SIGNUM SIGCD135.
  • Interview

    • Vladimir Ashkenazy

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Mélodie in E major from Four Pieces

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • DECCA 4782939.
  • Interview

    • Vladimir Ashkenazy

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467: Last Mvt

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    • Decca 411 947-2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Seit ich ihn gesehen

    Performer: Amanda Roocroft (soprano) Performer: (piano)

    • Label.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Medea: Overture

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie (director)

    • ARCHIV 477 8610.
  • LIVE

    • Gabriel Prokofiev

      Float Dance

      Performer: Peter Gregson (cello and electronics)

  • Richard Wagner

    Traume from Wesendonck Lieder

    Performer: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) Performer: Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin Performer: Donald Runnicles (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 5189.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto IX for 2 violins, strings and continuo from La Cetra

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (director/violin)

    • AVIE AV2201.
  • Radio 3 Story of Music in 50 pieces

    • Satie - Gymnopedie No.1

  • Erik Satie

    Gymnopedie No. 1

    Performer: Pascal Rogé

    • DECCA 433 2222.
  • LIVE

    • Max Richter


      Performer: Peter Gregson (cello)

  • Interview

    • Peter Gregson

  • Peter Gregson

    Vapour & Gas from FLOW

    Performer: Peter Gregson (cello)

    • Private Recording.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata No. 1 in G minor BWV 1001: Presto

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin)

    • HYPERION CDA67691/2.
  • Interview

    • Alina Ibragimova

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64: Last Mvt

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Vladimir Juorowsky (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67795.
  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony No. 1: 2nd Mvt

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

    • BIS BIS-CD-727.


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