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Brad Mehldau, La Serenissima, Rolf Hind, Sir Mark Elder

Sean Rafferty talks to jazz pianist Brad Mehldau. Plus live music from La Serenissima and pianist Rolf Hind, and conductor Mark Elder discussing Offenbach.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music and guests from the music world.

Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau is one of the world's most respected jazz stars and renowned for his cross-genre collaborations and compositions. Brad comes fresh from the London Jazz Festival to talk about his new record.

La Serenissima have received rave reviews for their new Vivaldi disc, they perform excerpts live in the studio and look forward to bringing it to life at Spitalfields this week. More live performance comes from pianist Rolf Hind, known for his mastery of contemporary music, he joins us in the studio to put the studio Steinway through its paces.

Plus Sean talks to conductor Sir Mark Elder about the obscure Offenbach opera he is in the process of bringing to a wider audience.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    L' Incoronazione di Dario - opera RV.719

    Performer: La Serenissima.
  • Brad Mehldau

    John Boy

    Performer: Brad Mehldau.
    • Nonesuch.
    • Nonesuch-Nonesuch.
  • Brad Mehldau

    Hungry Ghost

    Composer: Mark Guiliana. Performer: mehliana.
    • 536645.
  • Brad Mehldau

    Love Sublime

    Performer: Brad Mehldau. Performer: Renée Fleming.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 7559-79952-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    L' Allegro, il penseroso, ed il moderato - oratorio

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Performer: Mark Padmore. Performer: The English Concert.
    • HMU 907422.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes, orch. Colin Matthews [orig. for piano]

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Performer: Hallé.
    • Halle.
    • CD HLL 7513.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

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

    Performer: La Serenissima.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    L' Incoronazione di Dario - opera RV.719

    Performer: La Serenissima.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 1 in G minor Op.13 (Winter daydreams)

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • LSO LIVE.
    • 0710.
  • Robert Parsons

    Ave Maria for 5 voices

    Conductor: Timothy Brown. Performer: Clare College Cambridge Choir.
    • Guild.
    • GMCD-7115.
  • Rolf Hind

    The City of Love: No.1

    Performer: David Alberman. Performer: Rolf Hind. Performer: Sarah Leonard.
    • NEOS.
    • 11049.
  • John Adams

    China gates for piano

    Performer: Rolf Hind.
  • Padre Antonio Soler

    Sonata no. 84 in D major R.84 for keyboard

    Performer: Susanna Mildonian.
    • Astoria.
    • DP 87005.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 39 in E flat major K.543

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDEMX-2097.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon a 4 [1608 no.2]

    Performer: Berlin Brass.
    • Pentatone.
    • PTC-5186509.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Orphee aux enfers - operetta in 4 acts

    Performer: Johannes Wilder. Performer: Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.550924.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Fantasio - comic opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Marc Minkowski. Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Performer: Magali Leger. Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre.
    • DG.
    • 471 5012.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Belisario - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Performer: BBC S O..
    • Opera Rara.
    • ORC-49.


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