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Young Artists Day: The Roundhouse, London

To celebrate Radio 3's Young Artists Day, Sean Rafferty presents a special programme live from the Roundhouse in London.

Sean Rafferty is joined by young musicians, writers and radio producers under the age of 25 to celebrate Radio 3's Young Artists Day. They share the stage in front of an audience at London's legendary Roundhouse in a special In Tune dedicated to young artists.

Carnival band Kinetika Bloco open the show to create a festival atmosphere for the bank holiday, they're joined by the Roundhouse Choir who will perform a folk tinged selection of works. Roundhouse Artist Jess Carmody has reworked a song by Elizabeth Maconchy and the award winning Artesian Quartet from the Royal Academy of Music perform works by Haydn, Wolf, Britten, Beethoven and Soler.

Alongside the live music, Catherine Brinkworth and James Hunter have produced two radio features exploring different aspects of classical music.

Be in the audience: visit the Roundhouse website for free tickets.

BBC Radio 3's Young Artists Day.
Radio 3 salutes some of the new and upcoming talent active in the arts today under the age of 25. As well as hearing from young choreographers, composers, musicians and writers throughout the day, Radio 3 will be playing music of great composers in their youthful periods, alongside recordings of seminal performers made when they were young.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Rebirth Brass Band

    Feel Like Funkin It Up

    Ensemble: Kinetika Bloco.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no 14 in A major K. 114; 4th Mvt Molto Allegro

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
  • Benjamin Britten

    3 Divertimenti for String Quartet: 2nd Mvt Waltz

    Ensemble: Artesian String Quartet.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian Serenade

    Ensemble: Artesian String Quartet.
  • Traditional Bulgarian

    Dilmano Dilbero

    Choir: Roundhouse Choir.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Much ado about nothing (Op.11), Ouverture

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Ophelia’s Song

    Performer: Jess Carmody. Performer: Andrew Middleton.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet no 6 in A major op 20: 1st mvt

    Ensemble: Artesian String Quartet.
  • Traditional South African


    Choir: Roundhouse Choir.
  • Gustav Holst

    Marching Song (from Two Songs without words, op 22)

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Reynish.
  • Blai Soler

    Imaginings for String Quartet

    Ensemble: Artesian String Quartet.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet no 6 (op 18) in B flat major: 3rd mvt

    Ensemble: Artesian String Quartet.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etude in A minor Op10, no2

    Performer: Jan Lisiecki.
  • Traditional Georgian

    Aka Si Rekisho

    Choir: Roundhouse Choir.
  • Traditional South African


    Choir: Roundhouse Choir.
  • Mat Fox

    Echo Funk


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