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Miah Persson, Onyx Brass

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests from the arts world, including live performances from soprano Miah Persson and and Onyx Brass. Plus the feature Tales from the North.

Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Soprano Miah Persson performs live in the studio ahead of her 'Christmas from Sweden' concert at Cadogan Hall in London with Camerata Nordica, and there's more live music from Onyx Brass with actor Richard Harrington as they prepare to perform A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas with the BBC Singers. Plus our special feature 'Tales from the North' as part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Domenico Cimarosa

    Concerto for oboe and orchestra in C minor arr. Benjamin; 3nd mvt; Siciliana

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Music Arranger: Arthur Benjamin. Ensemble: Scottish Ensemble.
    • Italian Concertos; Alison Balsom, Scottish Ensemble.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 12.
  • Trad.

    Jul, Jul Stralande Jul

    Performer: Miah Persson. Performer: Carina Einarsson.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata - op. in 3 acts, Act 1, no.6c; Sempre libera

    Singer: Miah Persson. Singer: Andrew Staples. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • BIS.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Piano Trio No 1 in C minor, Op 7 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Leonore Piano Trio.
    • Hyperion.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Locus iste

    Ensemble: Tenebrae.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Dance of the Tumblers (Snow Maiden Suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Overture and Suites from the Operas.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Max Reger

    Marias Vaggvisa

    Performer: Miah Persson. Performer: Carina Einarsson.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (The Magic Castle on Sweet Mountain)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Berliner Philharmoniker/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Julie Cane

    Comes the Light

    Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • BBC recording.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
  • P.J. Hannikainen

    Hamyssa kesaisen yon/Nuku, nuku lapuskainen (Summer Twilght/Sleep, my Child)

    Choir: Tapiola Childrens Choir. Conductor: Erkki Pohjola.
    • Sounds of Finland.
    • BIS.
    • 002.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 7 in C major, Op 60, 'Leningrad' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Imperial Music Choir. Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov.
    • RCA.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 7 (Op.60) in C major "Leningrad", 4th movement; Allegro non troppo

    Orchestra: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov.
    • RCA.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Der Herr ist mit mir, Alleluia

    Conductor: Laurence Equilbey. Choir: Accentus.
    • Nuit Sacree: Concerto Koln, accentus, Laurence Equilbey.
    • Naive.
  • Jenni Watson


    Ensemble: Onyx Brass.
  • Trad.

    Christmas Medley

    Ensemble: Onyx Brass.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse chevaleresque Op.96`3

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • The Sibelius Edition - Orchestral Works.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Minuet from Keyboard Suite HWV.434

    Music Arranger: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • Transcriptions for piano: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 23.


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