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Julia Lezhneva, Philippe Graffin

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world. With live music from violinist Philippe Graffin with Tango Factory, plus soprano Julia Lezhneva.

Sean Rafferty with live music, arts news and chat. Guests include Russian soprano Julia Lezhneva, talking about her upcoming performance of Vivaldi's L'Oracolo in Messenia with Europa Galante at the Barbican; and French violinist Philippe Graffin plays live in the studio with Tango Factory ahead of their concert at St John's Smith Square in London.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Siroe, re di Persia; Act 3; Se il caro figlio

    Singer: Julia Lezhneva. Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
    • Decca.
  • Jimmy Webb

    Witchita Lineman

    Performer: Ian Shaw. Performer: Jamie Safiruddin.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No 15 in D major, Op 28, 'Pastoral' (4th mvt)

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • EMI.
  • Richard Rogers

    I wish I were in love again (from Babes in Arms)

    Performer: Ian Shaw. Performer: Jamie Safiruddin.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto no.3 in G major, K.216 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Ray Chen. Orchestra: Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Mozart: Violin Concertos & Sonatas.
    • Sony.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah, Pt 2, no.24; All we, like sheep, have gone astray [chorus]

    Orchestra: Le Concert d’Astrée. Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm.
    • ERATO.
  • Joni Mitchell


    Performer: Ian Shaw. Performer: Jamie Safiruddin.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    In furore giustissimae irae - motet RV.626: Aria

    Orchestra: Il Giardino Armonico. Director: Giovanni Antonini. Singer: Julia Lezhneva.
    • Decca.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Petite messe solennelle; O salutaris

    Singer: Julia Lezhneva. Conductor: Ottavio Dantone. Orchestra: Paris Chamber Orchestra.
    • NAIVE.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No 7 in E major (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
    • Bruckner: Symphony No. 7.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Claude Debussy


    Performer: Philippe Graffin. Ensemble: Tango Factory.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Creation (In holder Anmut stehn)

    Singer: Sandrine Piau. Singer: Mark Padmore. Singer: Neal Davies. Choir: Chetham's Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Haydn: The Creation: Gabrieli Consort & Players/McCreesh.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 19.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Les Soirees de Nazelles - suite for piano, no.2; Le Comble de la distinction

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Poulenc Les Soirees De Nazelles 3 Mouvments Perpetuels 3 Novlettes 9 Improvisati.
    • Decca.
  • Marcelo Nisinman

    Avec le Temps

    Performer: Philippe Graffin. Ensemble: Tango Factory.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Jean et Paul

    Performer: Philippe Graffin. Ensemble: Tango Factory.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 86 in D major (4th mvt)

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies: Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 12.


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