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Charles Castronovo, RPS Awards Nominations

Sean Rafferty presents live music from tenor Charles Castronovo ahead of his appearance at the Royal Opera House. Plus the exclusive annoucement of the RPS Awards nominations.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from tenor Charles Castronovo ahead of his appearance with his wife Ekaterina Siurina in the Royal Opera House's production of The Magic Flute.

Singer Kate Miller-Heidke talks to us about the groundbreaking 'Sunken Garden' a new interactive 3D opera by composer Michel van der Aa with a libretto by Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell.

Plus we exclusively reveal the RPS Awards nominations and hear from some of the nominees live on the show.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Concerto in G major H.18.4 for keyboard and orchestra

    Conductor: Bernard Labadie Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin Performer: Les Violons Du Roy

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA 67925.
    • -9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620

    Performer: Hans Peter Blochwitz Performer: William Christie Performer: Les Arts Florissants

    • ERATO.
    • 0630--12705-2.
  • Interview: Charles Castronovo and Ekaterina Siurina

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620

    Performer: Rosa Mannion Performer: William Christie Performer: Les Arts Florissants

    • ERATO.
    • 0630--12705-2.
  • Interview: Charles Castronovo and Ekaterina Siurina

  • Traditional Italian

    Neapolitan Song

    Performer: Charles Castronovo

  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonatine for piano

    Performer: Steven Osborne

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 677312.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet in A major K.581 for clarinet and strings

    Performer: Ensemble 360

  • Interview: Music in the Round

  • Benjamin Britten

    6 Metamorphoses after Ovid Op.49 for oboe solo

    Performer: Adrian Wilson

  • Interview: Conductor Richard Farnes

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Don Carlos - opera [in 4 or 5 acts, French or Italian]

    Conductor: Richard Farnes Performer: William Dazeley Performer: Opera North Chorus Performer: Opera North Orchestra

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-3162(3).
  • Interview: Critic Jessica Duchen

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon primi toni a 10 C.176 [1597 no.7]

    Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore Performer: Ex Cathedra Choir

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67957.
    • -3.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 3 in E minor for string orchestra

    Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk Performer: BBC Scottish S O

    • MUSICA MUNDI.
    • CD- 311159.
    • -4.
  • Conductor Ben Parry

  • Charles Wood

    Hence Away, Begone

    Performer: National Youth Choir of Great Britain Performer: Robert Isaacs

    • PRIORY.
    • PRCD-622.
    • -14.
  • Conductor Ben Parry

  • Richard Allain

    3 Spirituals for chorus

    Conductor: Greg Beardsell Performer: National Youth Choir of Great Britain

    • DELPHIAN.
    • DCD-3402-6.
    • -6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in E minor Op.59`2 (Rasumovsky) for strings

    Performer: Valentin Berlinsky Quartet

    • AVIE.
    • AV-2273.
    • -9.
  • Interview: Singer Kate Miller-Heidke

  • Michel van der Aa

    Slipping Out Of Mirrors

    Performer: English National Opera Performer: Kate Miller-heidke

  • Johannes Brahms

    Quartet no. 1 in G minor Op.25 for piano and strings

    Performer: Murray Perahia Performer: Amadeus String Quartet

    • CBS.
    • CD 42361.
    • -4.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris for voice and piano

    Performer: Eugene Asti Performer: Sarah Connolly

    • SIGNUM.
    • SIGCD- 072.
    • -9.

Soprano Ekaterina Siurina and tenor Charles Castronovo

Soprano Ekaterina Siurina and tenor Charles Castronovo

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