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Robin Tritschler and Xuefei Yang, Friday Afternoons project

Sean Rafferty presents live music from tenor Robin Tritschler with guitarist Xuefei Yang before they head to the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Sean also talks to artist Maggi Hambling.

The intimate combination of guitar and voice is live today with two of its finest proponents, Robin Tritschler and Xuefei Yang. And Aldeburgh Music's Friday Afternoons project, which encouraged schools around the world last year to get singing, was such a success that it returns tomorrow. Today hear the girls' choir of Queen's College Preparatory School London perform some of the newly commissioned songs live in the In Tune Studio. Sean also goes to the National Gallery to meet the artist Maggi Hambling as her 'Walls of Water' exhibition opens there.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos: Concerto Italiano.
    • Naive.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude (Suite No.5 in E minor, BWV.810)

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski.
  • George Gershwin

    Allegro agitato (Piano Concerto in F major)

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman. Performer: Hélène Grimaud.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Big Chariot (Songs from the Chinese Op.58)

    Performer: Robin Tritschler. Performer: Xuefei Yang.
  • John Dowland

    The Earl of Essex Galiard

    Ensemble: Stockholms Kammarbrass.
  • John Dowland

    Flow My Tears

    Performer: Xuefei Yang. Performer: Robin Tritschler.
  • Edward Elgar

    Wand of Youth, Suite No. 2: The Tame Bear; The Wild Bears

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera.
    • Argo.
  • Robert Parsons

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Choir of Merton College, Oxford.
  • Rachel Portman

    Skye Boat Song

    Choir: Queen's College Preparatory School Girls' Choir. Conductor: Philip Avierinos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Serenade

    Performer: Robin Tritschler. Performer: Xuefei Yang.
  • Trad

    Jozo

    Ensemble: Söndörgő.
  • Trad

    Kolovoda

    Ensemble: Söndörgő.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of Travel no.1: The Vagabond

    Singer: John Tomlinson. Performer: Mark Packwood.
  • Trad

    Drago kolo

    Composer: Trad. Performer: Aron Eredics. Performer: Aron Eredics. Performer: Salamon Eredics. Performer: Salamon Eredics.
  • The Unthanks

    Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

    Choir: Queen's College Preparatory School Girls' Choir. Conductor: Philip Avierinos.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Aria: Alto giove (Polifemo)

    Performer: Jan Vogler. Orchestra: La Folia Barokorchester.

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