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Son Yambu, Shadwell Opera, Grange Park Opera

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With Cuban band Son Yambu performing live, plus conversation from members of two opera companies: Shadwell Opera and Grange Park Opera.

Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music and chat. Guests include London-based Cuban band Son Yambu, bringing their exuberant Latin and Salsa sound to the In Tune studio as they gear up for their UK tour.

The youthful Shadwell Opera company talk about their new production of Philip Glass' In the Penal Colony - director Jack Furness and singer Love Ssega talk to Sean about taking opera to new audiences.

Plus composer and opera director Jeremy Sams talks about bringing Britten's Peter Grimes to life for the much loved Grange Park Opera.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Oscar Vazquez

    A Mi Me Ajustan

    Music Arranger: Rey Crespo Garcia. Performer: Son Yambu.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - book 1

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • DG.
    • 477 9982.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Samson et Dalila - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DG.
    • 479 0350.
  • Herb Ellis, Oscar Peterson & Ray Brown

    I WANT TO BE HAPPY

    Music Arranger: N/A.
    • VERVE.
    • 531-558-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in E minor RV.134 for string orchestra

    Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini. Performer: Concerto Italiano.
    • NAIVE.
    • OP 30554.
  • Arsenio Rodríguez

    72 Hacheros Pa' Un Palo

    Music Arranger: Son Yambu. Performer: Son Yambu.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Peter Grimes - opera in 3 acts Op.33

    Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Performer: Royal Opera House.
    • EMI.
    • CDS-754832-2.
  • Oscar Vazquez

    Yo No Me Yoy

    Music Arranger: Rey Crespo Garcia. Performer: Son Yambu.
  • Robert White

    Tota pulchra es for 6 voices

    Conductor: Philip Cave. Performer: Magnificat.
    • Linn.
    • CKD-447.
  • Philip Glass

    In The Penal Colony

    Performer: Music Theatre Wales.
    • ORANGE MOUNTAIN.
    • 00-78.
  • Philip Glass

    In The Penal Colony - Scene 8

    Performer: Music Theatre Wales.
    • ORANGE MOUNTAIN.
    • 00-78.
  • Philip Glass

    In the Penal Colony - Intro and Scene 1

    Performer: Andrew Dickinson. Performer: Finnegean Downie-Dear.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite no. 4 in E flat major BWV.815 for keyboard

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • SONY.
    • 517-969-2.

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