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Thomas Allen, Helene Grimaud, L'Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar

Sean Rafferty's guests include baritone/director Thomas Allen. Plus live music from pianist Helene Grimaud and early music ensemble L'Arpeggiata with director Christina Pluhar.

Live music from top early baroque ensemble L'Arpeggiata and their director, theorbist Christina Pluhar as they embark on a residency at the Wigmore Hall. A national treasure, Sir Thomas Allen is one of this country's most distinguished opera stars - he talks to Sean about his long career and looks forward to moving to the other side of the stage as he directs Mozart's Don Giovanni at Scottish Opera. Plus, pianist Hélène Grimaud is in the studio ahead of concerts in London. Known for her electric playing, she talks to Sean about her upcoming projects as well as her passion for wolf conservation.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • François Couperin

    Le Tic-toc-choc ou les maillotins (Legerement et marquee) for keyboard from Ordre No.18

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • ERATO.
    • 9341372.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni - opera in 2 acts K.527

    Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Performer: Thomas S. Allen. Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDS 7-47037 8.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    I WOULD THAT MY LOVE OP.63 NO.1

    Music Arranger: N/A. Performer: FERRIER, KATHLEEN & ISOBEL BAILLIE/GERALD MOORE PN.
    • EMI.
    • 50999 956 284 2 4.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado. Performer: Plácido Domingo. Performer: Valencia Orchestra.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 8883733122.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 1 in C major BWV.846

    Performer: Hélène Grimaud.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 477-8168.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Mazurek in E minor Op.49, arr. for violin and orchestra [orig. with piano]

    Conductor: Iván Fischer. Performer: Akiko Suwanai. Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 464-531-2.
  • Traditional, Canto Greco-salentino

    Are mou rindineddha arr. Pluhar

    Performer: Christina Pluhar. Performer: Vincenzo Capezzuto. Performer: L' Arpeggiata.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto no. 2 in B flat major Op.83 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons. Performer: Hélène Grimaud. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DG.
    • 479 105 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto no. 1 in D minor Op.15 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons. Performer: Hélène Grimaud. Performer: Bavarian R S O.
    • DG.
    • 4791058.
  • Traditional From Salento

    Pizzica di San Vito arr. Pluhar

    Performer: Christina Pluhar. Performer: Vincenzo Capezzuto. Performer: L’Arpeggiata.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 97 in C major H.1.97

    Conductor: Marc Minkowski. Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre.
    • NAIVE RECORDS.
    • V-5176.
  • Henry le Bailly

    Yo soy la locura for voice and lute

    Performer: Christina Pluhar. Performer: L' Arpeggiata.
  • Athanasius Kircher

    LA CARPINESE (TARANTELLA)

    Composer: Trad.. Performer: Christina Pluhar. Performer: L’Arpeggiata.
  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in C major D.591 (in the Italian style)

    Conductor: István Kertész. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 430-773-2.
  • Robert White

    Christe qui lux es et dies IV

    Performer: Stile Antico.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU 807572.

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