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Steven Osborne, New York Polyphony, Iain Burnside, Stephanie Cole

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world. With pianist Steven Osborne, New York Polyphony, pianist Iain Burnside and actor Stephanie Cole.

Sean Rafferty guests include pianist Steven Osborne. He'll be performing live in the studio and talking about his upcoming appearance with the London Symphony Orchestra performing Messian's titanic Turungalila Symphony.

Also, Iain Burnside on his new play on the life of Ivor Gurney. Actor Stephanie Cole reads a Gurney poem.

There's live music from New York Polyphony.

Plus, as part of Radio 3's two-week season Music in the Great War, writer, broadcaster and pianist David Owen Norris presents another in his series of personal stories around music and musicians from the war.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail - singspiel in 3 acts K.384

    Conductor: Bruno Weil. Performer: Tafelmusik.
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    • SK46695.
  • New York Polyphony

    Nesciens mater - motet for 3 voices [Old Hall MS. no.50]

  • New York Polyphony

    Ego flos campi for 3 voices [1560]

  • Trad.


    Performer: New York Polyphony.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    La Gioconda - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN241-47.
  • Ivor Gurney

    Lights out - song-cycle

    Performer: Adam Sullivan. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Franz Schubert

    Andante in A major D.604 for piano

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    20 Regards sur l'enfant Jesus for piano

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    10 Preludes Op.23 for piano

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Edward German

    Have you news of my boy Jack?

    Singer: Amanda Pitt.


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