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Michael Collins, The Sixteen, Shelley von Strunckel

Sean Rafferty presents live music from choir The Sixteen and clarinettist and conductor Michael Collins. Plus astrologer Shelley von Strunckel discussing music and mysticism.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music and guests from the music world.

Described by the Independent as "that most persuasive of clarinettists", Michael Collins is in the studio to perform live and talk about an upcoming Poulenc Festival to celebrate the life and works of the composer with the City of London Sinfonia, of which he is also Principal Conductor.

The Sixteen and their director Harry Christophers also perform live ahead of their 2013 'Choral Pilgrimage', this year taking on Allegri's Miserere, billed as the "single most famous piece of sacred music ever written".

Plus astrologer Shelley von Strunckel is in the studio to talk to Sean about music and mysticism...

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    L' Isola disabitata - azione teatrale in 2 acts H.28.9

    Conductor: Alessandro de Marchi Performer: Academia Montis Regalis

    • Opus 111.
    • OPS 30 319.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Gloria in G major for soprano, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Stephen Layton Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge Performer: Polyphony

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67623.
  • Interview: Michael Collins and Matthew Swann

  • Darius Milhaud

    Duo concertante Op.351 for clarinet and piano

    Performer: Antoine Francoise Performer: Michael Collins

  • António Teixeira

    Te Deum for soloists, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: The Sixteen

    • CORO.
    • 160-73.
  • Léo Delibes

    _[Les] Filles de Cadix

    Conductor: Eivind Aadland Performer: Tine Thing Helseth Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • 088-3282.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620

    Conductor: Rene Jacobs Performer: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-902068.70.
  • Interview: Shelley von Strunckel

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse macabre

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Performer: Maya Iwabuchi. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim Performer: Luben Yordanoff Performer: Paris Orchestra.

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • DG-474612 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620

    Conductor: Rene Jacobs Performer: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-902068.70.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata quasi una fantasia in C sharp minor Op.27`2 (Moonlight) for piano (Piano sonata no.

    Performer: Yundi

    • DG.
    • 4765 049.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Pohjola's daughter - symphonic fantasia Op.49

    Conductor: Mark Elder Performer: Halle Orchestra

    • HALLE.
    • CD HLL 7516.
    • -1.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Pulchrae sunt genae - motet for 5 voices [1583-4]

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: The Sixteen

  • Interview: Harry Christophers and The Sixteen

  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere mei Deus [Psalm 51] for 9 voices

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: The Sixteen

  • Claude Debussy

    Images - set 1 for piano

    Performer: Paris Tsenikoglou

    • OEHMS CLASSICS.
    • OC-864.
    • -1.
  • Interview: Director Rodula Gaitanou

  • Joseph Haydn

    L' Isola disabitata - azione teatrale in 2 acts H.28.9

    Performer: Alessandro de Marchi Performer: Anke Herrmann Performer: Furio Zanasi Performer: Katharina Kammerloher Performer: Robert Lee Performer: Academia Montis Regalis

    • Opus 111.
    • OPS 30 319.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Zoroastre - tragedie en musique

    Conductor: Bruno Procopio Performer: Simon Bolivar S O

    • PARATY.
    • 512-120.
    • -9.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere mei Deus [Psalm 51] for 9 voices

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: The Sixteen

    • CORO.
    • COR-16118.
    • -4.

Matthew Swann, Antoine François and Michael Collins

Matthew Swann, Antoine François and Michael Collins
Matthew Swann from the City of London Sinfonia, pianist Antoine François and clarinettist Michael Collins

The Sixteen and Harry Christophers

The Sixteen and Harry Christophers
The Sixteen and director Harry Christophers performing in the In Tune studio

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