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Joseph Tong, Peter Seymour, Oklahoma!

Sean Rafferty's guests include pianist Joseph Tong, conductor Peter Seymour and the cast of the UK touring production of Oklahoma!

Sean Rafferty's drivetime guests include some of the cast of the widely acclaimed UK touring production of Oklahoma! Ashley Day, Charlotte Wakefield, Lucy May Barker, James O'Connell and MD Stephen Ridley will be performing live in the studio from Rodgers and Hammerstein's famous musical.

Peter Seymour, conductor of the Yorkshire Baroque Soloists and Bach Choir, talks about his new edition of Bach's first version of the St Matthew Passion, and his upcoming concert of music by Taverner and Sheppard.

Plus, live music from young British pianist Joseph Tong.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no.5 (Reformation) - 2nd movement, Allegro vivace

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Sibelius

    Kyllikki Op. 411st mvt: Largamente - Allegro

    Performer: Joseph Tong.
  • Sibelius

    Five Pieces 'The Trees' Op. 75 nos. 3, 4, 5 - iii) The Aspen / iv) The Birch / v) The Spruce

    Performer: Joseph Tong.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Trio no.3, 3rd mvt

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Pirates of Penzance (With cat-like tread)

    Librettist: William Gilbert. Ensemble: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT.
  • Sibelius

    Five Romantic Pieces Op. 101 nos. 1 and 4 - i) Romance / iv) Humoresque

    Performer: Joseph Tong.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake (Swan Theme)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion: Blute nur, du liebes Herz

    Singer: Helen Neeves. Ensemble: Yorkshire Baroque Soloists. Director: Peter Seymour.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion: Ach, nun ist mein Jesus hin

    Singer: Peter Harvey. Ensemble: Yorkshire Baroque Soloists. Director: Peter Seymour.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no.9: finale

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • BR Klassik.
  • Rogers & Hammerstein

    Oklahoma: Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'

    Performer: Ashley Day. Performer: Stephen Ridley.
  • Rogers & Hammerstein

    Oklahoma: All Er Nuthin

    Performer: Lucy May Barker. Performer: James O'Connell.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni: Overture

    Conductor: Christian Baldini. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • LINN RECORDS.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido & Aeneas: Overture

    Conductor: Christopher Monks. Orchestra: Armonico Consort.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
  • Rogers & Hammerstein

    Oklahoma: People Will Say We're In Love

    Performer: Ashley Day. Performer: Charlotte Wakefield.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No 2 in C major, Op 61 (4th mvt)

    Conductor: Christian Thielemann. Orchestra: Philharmonia.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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