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Julie Andrews, Thomas Sondergard, Aaron Weinstein

Sean Rafferty's guests include Julie Andrews, conductor Thomas Sondergard, jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein and performers from My Dearest Hedgehog, including soprano Gillian Keith.

Iconic star of stage and screen, Dame Julie Andrews discusses her upcoming UK tour; New York jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein plays live in the studio with pianist David Newton as they continue their London residency at Crazy Coqs; Thomas Sondergard joins us from Glasgow as he prepares to conduct the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in performances of Messiaen's Turangalîla-symphonie; and there's live performance from soprano Gillian Keith, narrators Oliver Cotton and Penny Downie, and pianist Stephen Barlow with excerpts from Henrietta Bredin's 'My Dearest Hedgehog - The tempestuous marriage of Richard and Pauline Strauss'.

Presented by Sean Rafferty
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in G major Wq.182`1

    Conductor: Wolfram Christ. Performer: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.
    • Hanssler Classic.
    • 98637.
  • Matthew Locke

    Suite - [The] Broken consort pt.1 no. 6 in D major H.134.6

    Performer: Wayward Sisters.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.573027.
  • Richard Strauss

    6 Lieder Op.56 [1903-6]

    Performer: Gillian Keith. Performer: Stephen Barlow.
  • Richard Strauss

    Meinem Kinde Op.37`3 vers. for voice & orch.

    Performer: Gillian Keith. Performer: Stephen Barlow.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice no. 24, arr. Gallois for flute solo [orig. vn solo]

    Performer: Marina Piccinini.
    • AVIE.
    • AV2284.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sunde gross - chorale-prelude BWV.622 for organ

    Performer: David Goode.
    • SIGNUM.
    • SIGCD 261.
  • Richard Wagner

    Gotterdammerung [Part 4 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Berlin State Orchestra.
  • Richard Strauss

    6 Lieder Op.37 [1897-8]

    Performer: Gillian Keith. Performer: Stephen Barlow.
  • Olivier Messiaen


    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 4366262.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Concerto in D minor Op.47 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Thomas Søndergård. Performer: Vilde Frang. Performer: Cologne Radio Orchestra.
    • 6 84-413 2.
  • Peter Sculthorpe

    Port Essington for string orchestra

    Performer: Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • SCCD-1016.
  • Johnny Burke

    Pennies from heaven [with A JOHNS(T)ON]

    Performer: Aaron Weinstein. Performer: David Newton.
  • Harold Arlen

    The Wizard of Oz - musical film

    Performer: Aaron Weinstein.
  • John Sheppard

    Libera nos, salva nos for 7 voices [1st setting] [Lbm Add.47844]

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: The Sixteen.
    • CORO.
    • COR-16119.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    12 Studies Op.10 for piano

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Melodiya.
    • MELCD 1002108.
  • Fats Waller

    Ain't misbehavin'

    Performer: Aaron Weinstein. Performer: David Newton.


    Music Arranger: Irwin Kostal.
    • DSMCD459.


    Music Arranger: N/A. Performer: Julie Andrews.
    • RCA.
    • 600562RG.
  • Marit Fält


    Composer: Rona Wilkie. Performer: Marit Fält. Performer: Rona Wilkie.
    • Watercolour Music.
    • WCMCD051.


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