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Tenebrae Consort, John Lill, Hilary Davan Wetton

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With live music from pianist John Lill, Tenebrae Consort in plainsong and music by John Sheppard, and conductor Hilary Davan Wetton in conversation.

Sean Rafferty's guests include one of the most widely acclaimed and well-loved British pianists, John Lill. He'll be playing live in the studio as he celebrates his 70th birthday this month.

Vocalists Tenebrae Consort (the more compact version of the choir Tenebrae) will perform plainsong, and music by John Sheppard.

Plus conductor Hilary Davan Wetton drops in to the studio to talk to Sean about his upcoming 70th birthday concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - he'll be conducting Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    The Tempest, or The enchanted isle Z.631

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Performer: Monteverdi Orchestra.
    • ERATO.
    • 4509-96555-2.
  • Tenebrae

    Pange lingua

    Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • John Sheppard

    In manus tuas Domine I for 3 voices [Lbm Add.17802-5]

    Conductor: Nigel Short. Performer: Tenebrae.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Lamentations for 5 voices [1st & 2nd lessons for Maundy Thursday]

    Conductor: Nigel Short. Performer: Tenebrae.
    • Bene Arte.
    • SIG CD901.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto grosso in F major Op.6`12

    Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk. Performer: Avison Ensemble.
    • LINN.
    • CKD 411.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne (Danse), orch. Ravel

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Performer: Amsterdam Concertgebouw Choir.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 479 0056.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Music Arranger: SK Shlomo. Performer: SK Shlomo. Performer: Tom Bell. Performer: Will Bartlett.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Rigoletto - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Richard Bonynge. Performer: Huguette Tourangeau. Performer: Joan Sutherland. Performer: Luciano Pavarotti. Performer: Sherrill Milnes. Performer: London S O..
    • DECCA.
    • 414-269-2.
  • Frederick Shepherd Converse

    American Sketches

    Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • DUTTON.
    • CDLX 7278.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Trio sonata in G minor HWV.393 (Dresden no.2)

    Performer: Zefiro Ensemble.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 8886 63023-2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    13 Preludes Op.32 for piano

    Performer: John Lill.
    • NIMBUS.
    • NI-5555.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 4 in G major Op.58 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Alexander Gibson. Performer: John Lill. Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • Classics For Pleasure.
    • 575752 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    2 Rhapsodies Op.79 for piano

    Performer: John Lill.
  • Edward Elgar

    Variations on an original theme ('Enigma') Op.36 for orchestra

    Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton. Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Collins Classics.
    • EC 10032.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Coming of Christ - incidental music

    Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton. Performer: City of London Choir.
    • EMR CD004.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius Op.38

    Conductor: Vernon Handley. Performer: Huddersfield Choral Society. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Classics For Pleasure.
    • 575764 2.
  • FrantiĊĦek Benda

    Sonata in E minor for flute and continuo

    Performer: Barthold Kuijken. Performer: Bob van Asperen. Performer: Wieland Kuijken.
    • SONY.
    • SK-66267.


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