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Nikolai Lugansky, Stuart Skelton, Anna Devin

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests. With virtuosic Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky performing live in the studio. Plus soprano Anna Devin and tenor Stuart Skelton.

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world including virtuosic Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky. He performs live in the studio as he prepares to play Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.4 with the Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Yuri Temirkanov at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Tenor Stuart Skelton also performs live and discusses his return to singing after injury, plus Irish soprano Anna Devin talks about her upcoming role in Verdi's Falstaff at the Royal Opera House in London.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Preislied from Die Meistersinger

    Performer: Stuart Skelton. Performer: Richard Pierson.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wintersturme from Die Walkure

    Performer: Stuart Skelton. Performer: Richard Pierson.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata in E minor BWV.1034 for flute and continuo: 3rd movement; Andante

    Performer: Brigitte Engelhard. Performer: Irena Grafenauer.
    • Bach: Complete works for Flute and Harpsichord.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Marsch from Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Hyperion.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mitridate, Re Di Ponto K.87; Act 1 Aria 'L’odio nel cor frenate'

    Orchestra: Classical Opera Company Orchestra. Singer: Anna Devin. Conductor: Ian Page.
    • SIGNUM.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Feramondo; Act II Combattuta da due venti

    Performer: Laurence Cummings. Singer: Anna Devin. Orchestra: FestspielOrchester Gottingen.
    • ACCENT.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Faust (Act 2: Waltz)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • MERCURY LIVING PRESENCE.
  • Franz Schubert

    Scherzo D.593

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Suite from 'Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme'

    Orchestra: Tempesta di Mare. Director: Richard Stone. Director: Gwyn Roberts.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Suite from 'Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme'

    Orchestra: Tempesta di Mare. Director: Richard Stone. Director: Gwyn Roberts.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Suite from 'Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme'

    Orchestra: Tempesta di Mare. Director: Richard Stone. Director: Gwyn Roberts.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Autumn from The Seasons

    Performer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etude Tableau op.33 no.8 in G minor

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Il Trovatore - Squilli, ... (Soldiers' chorus)

    Choir: Welsh National Opera Chorus. Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Armstrong.
    • Verdi: Chorus of Hebrew Slaves: Sir Richard Armstrong, Riccardo Muti.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Terry Riley

    A Rainbow in Curved Air

    Performer: Terry Riley.
    • Columbia.

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