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Peter Donohoe, David Hill, Andrew Watts

Sean Rafferty presents. With countertenor Andrew Watts singing music by Quilter, conductor David Hill on the new BBC carol competition and pianist Peter Donohoe playing live.

Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Guests today include countertenor Andrew Watts singing Quilter and Tippett, and conductor David Hill on the new BBC Carol Competition. Plus pianist Peter Donohoe playing live and discussing piano competitions, as he's recently back from judging the prestigious Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Julius Fucik

    Entry of the Gladiators

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse, Op 57

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
  • Schubert

    Impromptu in F minor, Op 142 No 1

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Etude in F Sharp Major Op 7 No 4

  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Violin Sonata in C major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen. Performer: Huw Watkins.
    • Signum.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23: 3rd mvt Allegro con fuoco

    Performer: Kirill Gerstein. Orchestra: Deutsches Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin. Conductor: James Gaffigan.
    • Mirios Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard concerto in A major BWV1055 (Allegro ma non tanto)

    Performer: David Fray. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Pueri nostri concinite

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 (orch. Schoenberg)

    Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Roger Quilter

    7 Elizabethan Lyrics (Op 12) (Damask Roses / Brown in My Love / Fair House of Joy)

    Performer: Andrew Watts. Performer: David Gowland.
  • Tippett

    3 Songs for Ariel

    Performer: Andrew Watts. Performer: David Gowland.


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