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Gabriel Prokofiev, Vasily Petrenko, Roger Woodward

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests, including composer Gabriel Prokofiev, who talks about the world premiere at the Proms of his violin concerto for soloist Daniel Hope.

Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Guests from the music world include composer Gabriel Prokofiev, who pops into the studio to talk about the world premiere of his latest piece at this evening's Prom: a violin concerto for soloist Daniel Hope.

Sean also talks to Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko ahead of his upcoming Prom this Thursday (31st July) with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, featuring three pieces by Richard Strauss including the rarely-heard 'Festival Prelude' and 'Deutsche Motet'.

And there's live music from Australian pianist Roger Woodward, as he prepares for his recital of Bach, Beethoven & Chopin this Friday (1st August) in aid of Animal Asia.

Plus, in the run-up to a special In Tune from Glasgow on Friday, the second in a week-long series of Poetry Postcards: a poet from competing nations sends a poem to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games this summer.
Singapore: Alfian Sa'at reads his poem Why A Man Cannot Have Wings, and explains how Singapore is a "fine city" where you get fined for everything!

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Anon.

    Bona Domna

    Performer: Alla Francesca.
  • Gabriel Prokofiev


    Performer: Daniel Hope.
  • Vincenzo Manfredini

    Adagio from String Quartet no.5 in G

    Performer: Quartetto Delfico.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto no.2 in C minor Op.18

    Performer: Roger Woodward. Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in F major Op.68 no.3

    Performer: Roger Woodward - piano.
  • Trad


    Performer: Monsieur Doumani.
  • Ferdinand Thierot

    Adagio from Pano Quartet Op.30 in E flat major

    Performer: Valentin Klavierquartett.
  • Edward Elgar

    Nimrod from 'Enigma Variations'

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Concerto for cello and orchestra no.1 in E flat

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Truls Mørk. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov

    Suite no.1 - Procession of the Sardar from Caucasion Sketches

    Conductor: Sascha Goetzel. Orchestra: The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Scheherazade Op.35

    Conductor: Sascha Goetzel. Orchestra: The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C major, No.1

    Performer: Roger Woodward.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in F minor Op.68 no.4 (post)

    Performer: Roger Woodward.


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