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Alisa Weilerstein, Tim Hugh, Alissa Firsova

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With live music from cellist Alisa Weilerstein, pianist/composer Alissa Firsova with cellist Tim Hugh and news of the 2014 BBC Proms season.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from America cellist Alisa Weilerstein whose concerto disc with Berlin Staatskapelle and Daniel Barenboim won this year's BBC Music Magazine Recording of the Year Award; pianist/composer Alissa Firsova and cellist Tim Hugh play live in the studio ahead of their concert at Milton Court in London; plus news of the 2014 BBC Proms season, launched today.

Also, In Tune's contribution to the BBC's 18th Century season continues with a look at the 11th of 12 Georgian objects at the Royal Collection with exhibition curator Desmond Shawe-Taylor.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and circumstance marches Op.39

    Conductor: Andrew Davis. Performer: BBC S O..
    • TELDEC.
    • 9031--73278-2.
  • Osvaldo Golijov

    Omaramor for solo cello

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Songs my mother taught me (B.104`4), arr. Grunfeld for cello & piano [orig. for voice & piano]

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Performer: Anna Polonsky.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 5705.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Letzte Lieder AV.150 for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano. Performer: Nina Stemme. Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
    • EMI.
    • 378 797 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 3 in E flat major Op.55 (Eroica)

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Performer: BBC S O..
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony no. 4 Op.29 (The Inextinguishable)

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Performer: Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • BIS.
    • SACD 2028.
  • 18th Century Art No.11 - Don Rodrigo Calderó on Horseback by Rubens, 1612-15

  • William Boyce

    Overture no. 2 in G major [fr Birthday Ode, 1765]

    Conductor: Adrian Shepherd. Performer: Cantilena..
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-6531.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony in C

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 2076-3008.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata in D major Op.102`2 for cello and piano

    Performer: Alissa Firsova (1986). Performer: Timothy Hugh.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The House of life for voice and piano

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Performer: Roderick Williams.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.-557643.
  • Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Le Prophete - grand opera

    Conductor: Darrell Ang. Performer: New Zealand S O.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8573195.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel und Gretel - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Donald Runnicles. Performer: Bavarian R S O.
    • TELDEC.
    • 4509-94549 2.
  • Alissa Firsova

    Fantasy for cello and piano

    Performer: Alissa Firsova (1986). Performer: Timothy Hugh.
  • Robert Schumann

    Phantasiestucke Op.73 for clarinet (or violin or cello) & piano

    Performer: Alissa Firsova (1986). Performer: Timothy Hugh.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Masquerade - suite

    Conductor: Barry Wordsworth. Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 475-001 2.


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