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Eric Whitacre, Jocelyn Pook, Mary Anne Hobbs

Sean Rafferty hosts a mix of music, chat and arts news, with guests including conductor Eric Whitacre ahead of his Proms appearance. Plus a live performance from Jocelyn Pook.

Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Guests include Grammy Award-winning conductor and composer Eric Whitacre, as he prepares for a Proms performance conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Chorus, in a concert featuring his new work 'Deep Field'. Composer and performer Jocelyn Pook plays live in the studio with her ensemble, ahead of Tete a Tete Opera Festival at Kings Place in London, where her new video opera 'Hearing Voices' and her 2014 work, 'Anxiety Fanfare' will be performed. Plus, BBC 6 Music presenter Mary Anne Hobbs visits the studio to talk about the 6 Music Prom featuring pianist Nils Frahm, London Brass and A Winged Victory for the Sullen.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Tuona, balena, sibila il vento (Cuopre tal vento il cielo)

    Orchestra: London Early Opera. Conductor: Bridget Cunningham. Singer: Benjamin Bevan.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of travel for voice and piano: No.3; The Roadside fire

    Performer: Isabelle Trub. Singer: David John Pike.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Edward Elgar

    Organ Sonata No 1 in G major, Op 28: 4th movement; Presto

    Music Arranger: Gordon Jacob. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Elgar: Symphony No.1/Organ Sonata.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d’eau

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • DECCA.
  • Nils Frahm


    • Erased Tapes.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Trio for clarinet, violin and piano, K498, 'Kegelstatt'

    Performer: Jack Brymer. Performer: Patrick Ireland. Performer: Stephen Kovacevich.
    • Mozart: Complete Piano Trios, Clarinet Trio:.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Thomas Tallis

    If ye love me

    Ensemble: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • GIMELL.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Go Lovely Rose

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Unquiet.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Water Night

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Decca.
  • Ambroise Thomas

    Mignon (Overture)

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • French Bonbons: BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Max Bruch

    Concerto no. 2 in D minor Op.44 for violin and orchestra - 3rd movt Finale

    Performer: Ulf Wallin. Orchestra: Deutsches Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin. Conductor: Okko Kamu.
    • BIS.
  • Jocelyn Pook


    Ensemble: Jocelyn Pook Ensemble.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in A major, Op 46 No 5

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Šejna.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    So Funny

    Ensemble: Jocelyn Pook Ensemble.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Veni dilecte me

    Choir: Cinquecento.
    • Hyperion.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Sonata for cello and piano no. 2 (Op.58) in D major; 1st movement

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.


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