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Trevor Pinnock, Akram Khan, David Pountney

Sean Rafferty is joined by choreographer Akram Khan and director David Pountney. Plus live music from harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock and soprano Susan Gritton.

Sean Rafferty's guests include world-renowned harpsichordist and director Trevor Pinnock, one of the pioneers of the early music renaissance in the 1980s. He'll be playing live in the studio ahead of a recital at the Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival.

Also performing live is soprano Susan Gritton who plays Tatyana in Grange Park Opera's new production of Eugene Onegin. Onegin himself, baritone Brett Polegato, will also be talking to Sean about the show.

Also today, celebrated choreographer Akram Khan as he prepares for his new show at Sadler's Wells marking the centenary of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. Plus, In Tune's week-long celebration of Wagner's 200th anniversary continues with an interview with David Pountney, director of Welsh National Opera's Wagner's Dream season.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Franz Welser-Most Performer: Cleveland Orchestra.

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 477-8773.
    • -3.
  • William Byrd

    The Bells MB.27.38 for keyboard

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock

  • Interview: Trevor Pinnock

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 4 in G major

    Singer: Anna Lucia Richter. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.

    Performer: Royal Academy Soloists

    • LINN.
    • White label.
    • -2.
  • Interview: Trevor Pinnock

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no. 4 in D major BWV.828 for keyboard

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock

  • Marguerite Monnot/Georges Moustaki

    Milord

    Performer: Edith Piaf

    • STYLUS.
    • SMD-736.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in E flat major Op.33`2 (Joke) for strings

    Performer: London Haydn Quartet

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67955.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts Op.24

    Conductor: James Levine Performer: Mirella Freni Performer: Thomas Allen Performer: Dresden State Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 427 681 2.
    • -7.
  • Interview: Brett Polegato and Stephen Medcalf

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts Op.24

    Performer: Sergey Rybin Performer: Susan Gritton

  • Interview: Brett Polegato and Stephen Medcalf

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts Op.24

    Conductor: James Levine Performer: Dresden State Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 427 681 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 for piano

    Performer: Paul Lewis

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 90211516.
    • -4.
  • Jonathan Harvey

    Wagner dream - opera

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins Performer: Ictus Ensemble

    • CYPRES.
    • CYP5624.
  • Interview: David Pountney

  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Placido Domingo Conductor: Georg Solti Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 425-530-2.
    • -12.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    3 Motets Op.38

    Conductor: Richard Seal Performer: Salisbury Cathedral Choir

    • Metronome.
    • MET CD 1016.
    • -10.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite of Spring

    Conductor: Simon Rattle Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • 7236 11 2.
    • -15.
  • Interview: Akram Khan

  • Jocelyn Pook

    The Sacrifice

    Performer: Melanie Pappenheim

  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau for piano

    Performer: Alexandra Silocea

    • AVIE.
    • AV-2266.
    • -5.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony in D minor (no.0)

    Conductor: Simone Young Performer: Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra

    • OEHMS.
    • OC 685.
    • -3.

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