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Wihan Quartet, Welsh National Opera

With Sean Rafferty. Includes live music from the Wihan Quartet and members of Welsh National Opera discussing the company's new season of 'fallen women' operas.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and chat.

There's live music from the critically acclaimed Czech string quartet, the Wihan Quartet. Plus Sean talks to members of Welsh National Opera about the company's enterprising new season of 'Fallen Women' operas.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Il Barbiere di Siviglia - opera in 2 acts

    Performer: Prague Sinfonia Orchestra.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.572735.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Quartet no. 9 in D minor Op.34 for strings

    Performer: Wihan Quartet.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    Overture to Jawnuta

    Performer: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.572716.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 3 in G major K.216 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Ray Chen. Performer: Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orch..
    • 8876 544775 2.
  • François Couperin

    Les Dominos ou les Folies Francaises for from Livre de Clavecin No.3, Ordre XIII

    Performer: Jean-Patrice Brosse.
    • Pierre Verany.
    • PV-787051.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets - suite Op.32

    Performer: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
    • BBC.
    • 1565 69200 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet in F major K.168 for strings

    Performer: Wihan Quartet.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet in C minor D.703 for strings ["Quartettsatz" + unfinished Andante]

    Performer: Wihan Quartet.
  • William Byrd

    O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth for 6 voices

    Performer: Tallis Scholars.
    • GIMELL.
    • GIMSA 592.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin for orchestra [after nos. 1, 3, 5 & 4 of piano work]

    Performer: Raphael Payare. Performer: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Manon Lescaut - opera in 4 acts

    Performer: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan.
    • S2K-48474.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 70 in D major H.1.70

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI Classics.
    • CDC-7-54297-2.
  • Judith Weir

    Natural history for soprano and orchestra

    Performer: Ailish Tynan. Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • NMC.
    • NMC-D137.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge for tenor, piano and string quartet ad lib.

    Performer: Nick Pritchard. Performer: Yasmin Rowe. Performer: Zelkova Quartet.

    Yarney's Waltz

    • 88843008572.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata - opera in 3 acts

    Performer: Anna Netrebko. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DG.
    • 4775 933.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck-Lieder, arr. Mottl for voice & orchestra [orig. with piano]

    Performer: Birgit Nilsson. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 454-312-2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Manon Lescaut - opera in 4 acts

    Performer: Maria Callas. Performer: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.1120313-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major RV.433, Op.10`1 (La Tempesta di mare) for flute and orchestra

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Patrick Gallois.
    • 437-839-2.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Carousel - musical

    Performer: Catriona Beveridge. Performer: Sarah Tynan.


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