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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