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Gywneth Jones, Llyr Williams, Rokia Traoré

Sean Rafferty's guests include soprano Gywneth Jones and pianist Llyr Williams, who celebrate Wagner's 200th anniversary. Plus music from Malian singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré.

In Tune's week-long celebration of Wagner's 200th anniversary continues today, exactly 200 years since the composer's birth, with a guest appearance from Dame Gwyneth Jones - soprano renowned for her interpretation of Brunnhilde, the epic heroine of Wagner's Ring. Plus, acclaimed Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams plays Wagner rarities and transcriptions by Liszt, live in the studio.Also performing live will be award-winning Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist Rokia Traoré who begins her UK tour this week.Sean Rafferty's guests also include Prince Leopold of Bavaria, direct descendent of King Ludwig II - the Wagner-obsessed monarch who bankrolled the composer.Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.In.Tune@bbc.co.uk@BBCInTune.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Fanfare No. 1

    Performer: Seattle Trumpet Consort

  • LIVE

    • Richard Wagner

      Albumblatt fur Frau Betty Schott in E flat major for piano

      Performer: Llyr Williams

  • Interview: Llyr Williams

  • LIVE

    • Charles Ives

      Sonata no. 2 K.X.19 (Concord) for piano

      Performer: Llyr Williams

  • Interview: Llyr Williams

  • Franz Liszt

    (Wagner) Isolde's Liebestod from 'Tristan und Isolde' S.447, transc. for piano

    Performer: Llyr Williams

    • SIGNUM.
    • SIGCD 290.
    • -8.
  • Bartlomiej Pekiel

    Missa Concertata La Lombardesca Assumpta est Maria

    Conductor: Eamonn Dougan Performer: The Sixteen

    • CORO.
    • CORO 16110.
    • -11.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Donald Runnicles Performer: Jonas Kaufmann Performer: German State Opera Orchestra

    • Decca.
    • 478 5189.
    • -5.
  • Rokia Traoré

    Mélancolie

    Performer: Rokia Traore

  • Interview: Rokia Traore

  • Rokia Traoré

    Sarama

    Performer: Rokia Traore

    • Nonesuch.
    • 534863.
    • -9.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    24 Preludes Op.28 for piano

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu

    • Champs Hill.
    • CHRCD 061.
    • -15.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Concerto (Tout un monde lointain ...) for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Serge Baudo Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich Performer: Paris Opera Orchestra

  • Interview: Betsy Jolas

  • Interview: Esa-Pekka Salonen

  • Henri Dutilleux

    Correspondances for soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Performer: Barbara Hannigan Performer: French Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 479 1180.
    • -6.
  • Interview: Nicolas Bell from the British Library

  • Richard Wagner

    Fanfare No. 2

    Performer: Seattle Trumpet Consort

  • Interview: Prince Konstantin of Bavaria

  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walkure [Part 2 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 471 6272.
    • -1.
  • Richard Wagner

    Fanfare No. 3

    Performer: Seattle Trumpet Consort

  • Richard Wagner

    Tannhauser - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Roberto Paternostro Performer: Gwyneth Jones Performer: Kolner Rundfunk Sinfonie-Orchester

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 10286 X.
    • -1.
  • Interview: Dame Gwyneth Jones

  • Richard Wagner

    Siegfried [Part 3 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: Pierre Boulez Performer: Gwyneth Jones Performer: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

  • Interview: Dame Gwyneth Jones

  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan und Isolde - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Roberto Paternostro Performer: Gwyneth Jones Performer: Kolner Rundfunk Sinfonie-Orchester

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 10286 X.
    • -5.

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