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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Suzi Digby, Jacques Imbrailo, Alisdair Hogarth

Sean Rafferty with guests including composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and choral conductor Suzi Digby, and live music from baritone Jacques Imbrailo with pianist Alisdair Hogarth.

Sean Rafferty's guests include Master of the Queen's Music, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. He'll be talking about Saffron Hall - the brand new performance space for music, theatre and other arts events situated in the historic market town of Saffron Walden.

Choral expert Suzi Digby, familiar to TV viewers from the BBC's Last Choir Standing and Cardiff Singer of the World, talks about her Scratch Youth Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall, and film music specialist Frank Strobel talks about his upcoming concert with the LSO celebrating film composer Patrick Doyle's 60th birthday.

Plus, live music from baritone Jacques Imbrailo with pianist Alisdair Hogarth.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Paul Dukas

    La Peri - poeme danse

    Performer: Saxon Wind Philharmonic. Performer: Thomas Clamor.
    • Genuin.
    • GEN13291.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of travel for voice and piano

    Performer: Alisdair Hogarth. Performer: Jacques Imbrailo.
  • Franz Liszt

    3 Sonetti di Petrarca S.270`1 for high voice and piano [comp. 1838-1839; publ. 1846]

    Performer: Alisdair Hogarth. Performer: Jacques Imbrailo.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Performer: English Baroque Soloists. Performer: Monteverdi Choir.
    • Archiv.
    • 4697702.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in C major Op.74`1 for strings

    Performer: Takacs String Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67781.
  • George Butterworth

    6 Songs from 'A Shropshire lad' for voice and piano

    Performer: Alisdair Hogarth. Performer: Jacques Imbrailo.
  • Gottfried Huppertz


    Conductor: Frank Strobel. Performer: Berlin Radio Orchestra.
    • Capriccio.
    • C5066.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Henry V - music from the film [orch. Lawrence Ashmore]

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 7499192.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in F major Op.135 for strings

    Performer: Zehetmair String Quartet.
    • ECM.
    • 2195964763942.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Serenade Op.31 for tenor, horn and string orchestra

    Performer: Allan Clayton. Performer: Richard Watkins. Performer: Aldeburgh Festival Strings.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Symphony no. 9

    Conductor: Vasily Petrenko. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    An Orkney wedding, with sunrise for orchestra and bagpipes

    Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies. Performer: George Mcilwham. Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • UNICORN.
    • DKP CD 90-70.
  • James P. Johnson

    Victory stride for orchestra

    Conductor: Marin Alsop. Performer: The Concordia Orchestra.
    • NIMBUS.
    • NI2745.
  • Robert Schumann

    Concerto in A minor Op.54 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek. Performer: Francesco Piemontesi. Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • NAÏVE.
    • V5327.
  • Claude Debussy

    Sonata in D minor for cello and piano

    Performer: Frank Braley. Performer: Gautier Capuçon.
    • Erato.
    • 5099993415828.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    4 Motets sur des themes gregoriens Op.10 for a capella choir

    Performer: Suzi Digby. Performer: Voce.
  • George Frideric Handel


    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: Sixteen Orchestra. Performer: The Sixteen.
    • CDA-22019.
  • Astrud Gilberto

    The Girl from Ipanema

    Music Arranger: N/A.
    • Universal.
    • LCO-7341.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV.208 (Il Grosso Mogul) for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Adrian Chandler. Performer: La Serenissima.
    • Avie.
    • AV2287.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Alleluja. Tulerunt Dominum - motet for 5 voices [1569]

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: Brabant Ensemble.
    • CDA 67978.


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