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Julian Lloyd Webber, Alexandra Dariescu, Oliver Condy

Sean Rafferty presents live performances from husband-and-wife cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Weber, and pianist Alexandra Dariescu. Plus conversation with organist Oliver Condy.

Husband and wife cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Weber today duet together and discuss Julian's final CD recording, a disc of Vivaldi; he has had to wind down his career for medical reasons. Hear the Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu perform as she gets ready for the Grieg Piano Concerto this week at the Cadogan Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra . And Sean talks to organist Oliver Condy, editor of BBC Music Magazine who is touring the country as the soloist in Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony with the Brussels Phiharmonic - next stop the widely admired organ of the Colston Hall, Bristol. Conductor Simon Halsey, who is principal conductor of so many fine choruses, today brings news of his next assignment with the London Symphony Chorus, a performance of the Rachmaninov Vespers and Jonathan Dove's work The Passing of the Year at the Barbican tomorrow.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Bach

    Orchestral Suite in D major BWV.1068

    Conductor: Richard Egarr. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite no.1 - Prelude and Gigue

    Performer: Jiaxin Webber.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite in D major BWV1068, Gavotte 1 and 2

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Richard Egarr.
  • Nicolaus Bruhns

    Praeludium in E minor

    Performer: Oliver Condy.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Mi-a-ou (Dolly Suite orch Rabaud)

    Performer: Kathryn Stott. Performer: Peter Dixon. Performer: Richard Davis. Orchestrator: rabaud. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Faure: Orchestral works: BBC Philharmonic/Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Philip Glass

    Tissue no.2 (from the film Naqoyqatsi)

    Performer: Jiaxin Webber. Performer: Pam Chowhan.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Hans und Grethe

    Performer: Katarina Karnéus. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Hans und Grethe

    Performer: Katarina Karnéus. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Symphonie Gothique - slow movement

    Performer: Oliver Condy.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Die Schopfung (The Creation): Die Himmel erzahlen die Ehre Gottes

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Singer: Hanno Müller‐Brachmann. Orchestra: Bulgarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra. Singer: Camilla Tlling.
  • Shostakovich

    Preludes Op.34 nos 2, 10 and 16

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu.
  • Trad

    Srpski Madjarik (played on bagpipes)

    Ensemble: Söndörgő.
  • Trad

    Srpski Madjarik

    Ensemble: Söndörgő. Music Arranger: Söndörgő.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers (All-night Vigil)

    Choir: St. Petersburg Chamber Choir. Conductor: Nikolai Korniev.
  • Richard Strauss

    Four Last Songs: September

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Singer: Anna Netrebko. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin.
  • Franz Schubert

    Eifersucht und Stolz from Die Schoene Muellerin D 795

    Singer: Nathalie Stutzmann. Performer: Inger Södergren.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Prelude Op.1 No.2

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Prelude Op.1 no.1

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Lucia di Lammermoor: Chi mi frena in tal momento?

    Singer: Nicolas Testé. Singer: Andrew Lepri Meyer. Singer: Ludovic Tézier. Singer: Marie McLaughlin. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos. Singer: Joseph Calleja. Orchestra: Munich Opera Chorus and Orchestra. Singer: David Lee. Singer: Diana Damrau.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major, RV539

    Performer: Jiaxin Lloyd Webber. Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber.
  • Jonathan Dove

    ‘There was a Child’ – All shod with steel

    Lyricist: William Wordsworth. Conductor: Simon Halsey. Orchestra: CBSO Chorus.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto no.2 in E major BWV 1053

    Performer: Yorck Kronenberg. Orchestra: Irish Chamber Orchestra.


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