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Live at Southbank Centre: Cristina Ortiz, Neil Hannon, The Elizabethan Session

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests live from London's Southbank Centre. With pianist Cristina Ortiz, singer-songwriter Neil Hannon and folk ensemble the Elizabethan Session.

Live at Southbank Centre: The first week of our In Tune Southbank residency goes out with a bang.

Sean Rafferty's guests today include Brazilian pianist Cristina Ortiz whose giving a masterclass on Chopin and Rachmaninov at Southbank's Purcell Room, and The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon who's written a new piece for the newly restored Royal Festival Hall organ.

Plus live music from The Elizabethan Session, a line up of some of today's biggest British folk stars.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

Radio 3 is broadcasting live from a pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre all day every day for the last two weeks of March. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

2 hours


Music Played

  • The Elizabethan Sessions


  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    10 Preludes Op.23 for piano

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
    • Collins.
    • 115-22.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in F major Op.74`2 for strings

    Performer: Takacs String Quartet.
  • Johannes Brahms

    3 Hungarian dances [nos. 1, 3 and 10], orch. composer [orig. piano duet]

    Conductor: Iván Fischer. Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 462-589-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oster-oratorio BWV.249

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Performer: Monteverdi Choir.
  • The Elizabethan Sessions

    Shores of Hispanola

  • The Elizabethan Sessions

    Memories of Hatfield

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 25 in C major K.503 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Orchestra Mozart.
  • Tony Kofi


    Performer: Tony Kofi.
  • York Bowen

    24 Preludes Op.102 for piano

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • Oscar Fernandes

    Brazilian Suite no.2

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Sonata in F minor Op.65`1 for organ

    Performer: John (u.k.) Scott.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA-66491-2.
  • Nino Rota


    Music Arranger: Carlo Savina. Performer: N/A.
    • CAM.
    • CSE-009.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Symphony no. 3 in C minor Op.78 (Organ symphony)

    Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach. Performer: Olivier Latry. Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra.
    • ONDINE.
    • ODE 10945.
  • The Elizabethan Sessions

    Eve's Apology


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