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George Fenton, Benjamin Grosvenor, Sarah Connolly

Sean Rafferty is joined by mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly and pianist Benjamin Grosvenor. Plus composer George Fenton discussing his music for the Blue Planet TV series.

Sean Rafferty with star performers mezzo Sarah Connolly with pianist Joseph Middleton live. More keyboard brilliance will be on display with Ben Grosvenor on the In Tune piano. And composer George Fenton discusses his music for the Blue Planet TV series.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - ballet Op.71

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 6463852-2.
  • Aaron Copland

    12 Poems of Emily Dickinson for soprano and piano

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Performer: Dame Sarah Connolly.
  • Aaron Copland

    12 Poems of Emily Dickinson for soprano and piano

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Performer: Dame Sarah Connolly.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea pictures Op.37 for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Performer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Performer: BBC Symphony Chorus.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHSA 5140.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Fritz Reiner. Performer: Chicago S O..
    • RCA.
    • 0902 6617922.
  • John Philip Sousa

    The Stars and stripes forever - march

    Conductor: Keith Brion. Performer: New Sousa Band.
    • DELOS.
    • DE-3102.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Simple symphony Op.4 for string orchestra or string quartet

    Conductor: Benjamin Britten. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Decca.
    • 425 1602.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Il Trovatore - opera in 4 parts

    Conductor: Richard Bonynge. Performer: Joan Sutherland. Performer: Luciano Pavarotti. Performer: London Opera Chorus. Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Decca.
    • 421 3102.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Kuolema - incidental music Op.44 [1903-6]

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDM 764 1222.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Mazurkas Op.63 for piano

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    4 Mazurkas Op.30 for piano

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Enrique Granados

    Goyescas - 7 pieces for piano

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures from an exhibition, orch. Ravel

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Performer: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra.
    • MARIINSKY.
    • SACD MAR 0533.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Prelude No.24 (Well Tempered Clavier Book 2)

    Performer: The Swingle Singers.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 826-948-2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Ebony concerto for clarinet and jazz band

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: London Sinfonietta.
    • EMI.
    • CDC 747991 2.
  • George Fenton

    THE BLUE PLANET

    Music Arranger: N/A. Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 585-361-2.
  • TRENET

    LA MER

    Music Arranger: N/A. Performer: Charles Trenet.
    • EMI.
    • 792-9842.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Pan and Syrinx Op.49

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDC 747 5032.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Mi palpita il cor - Italian cantata for alto, flute or oboe, and continuo

    Performer: Concentus VII.
    • Resonus.
    • RES 10142.
  • Rachel Stott

    Serendipity and Household Objects

    Performer: Schubert Ensemble.
    • NMC.
    • D 080.

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