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Graham Fitkin, Simon Haram, Peter Hoare, Jonathan Dove, Joshua Bloom

Composer/pianist Graham Fitkin performs with saxophonist Simon Haram. Plus Peter Hoare on Verdi's Falstaff and Jonathan Dove accompanying bass Joshua Bloom in his own music.

Ian Skelly with a selection of music and guests from the arts world. Two composers perform their own music in the studio today: Graham Fitkin plays piano with saxophonist Simon Haram; and contemporary opera composer Jonathan Dove accompanies bass Joshua Bloom in his own music; plus tenor Peter Hoare discusses a classic opera, Verdi's Falstaff.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Erik Satie

    Je te veux

    Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
  • Simon Harem & Graham Fitkin


  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts (Op.24), Act 2 sc.1, no.13; Waltz

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Tchaikovsky: Famous Waltzes: New York Philharmonic/Kurt Masur.
    • Teldec.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorale-Prelude 'Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein', BWV 734

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko. Music Arranger: Ferruccio Busoni.
    • Hyperion.
  • Edward Elgar

    Une Idylle Op.4`1 for violin and piano

    Performer: John Birch. Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber.
    • English Idyll.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 3.
  • Giuseppe Verdi


    Conductor: Colin Davis. Singer: Michele Pertusi. Singer: Peter Hoare. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Alastair Elliiott. Singer: Darren Jeffrey.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Gilbert O’Sullivan

    Yeoman of the Guard – Act 1 Trio “Alas! I waver to and fro”

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Singer: Donald Adams. Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Singer: Peter Hoare. Singer: Pamela Helen Stephen.
    • TELARC.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Twelve Variations on Folie d'espagne

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56, 'Scottish' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol.2.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • Giles Farnaby

    Suite of Six Dances

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Czech Suite (Polka)

    Conductor: José Serebrier. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Flight (Act 1 finale)

    Conductor: David Parry. Singer: Claron McFadden. Choir: Glyndebourne Opera Chorus. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Joshua Bloom & Jonathan Dove

    Extract from The Monster in the Maze

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in F major, Op 10 No 8

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
    • Chopin: Etudes, Ballades etc: Donohoe.
    • EMI Classics.


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