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Waltraud Meier, John Wallace, Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill

Sean Rafferty presents, with mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier, plus live music from trumpeter John Wallace, Irish fiddle virtuoso Martin Hayes and American guitarist Dennis Cahill.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news, with guests including legendary mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier as she prepares to sing the role of Klytamnestra in The Metropolitan Opera's new production of Strauss's Elektra. Trumpeter John Wallace plays the cornet live in the studio ahead of a concert with City of Cambridge Brass Band and director Peter Bassano, plus Irish fiddle virtuoso Martin Hayes and American guitarist Dennis Cahill perform live as they look forward to 'Imagining Ireland' at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

1 hour, 50 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite for trumpet and strings in D major "Water Piece": Marche

    Performer: John Wallace. Performer: Michael Bochmann. Ensemble: The Wallace Collection. Singer: Edward Barham. Choir: Leeds Festival Chorus. Ensemble: English String Orchestra. Conductor: William Boughton.
    • Rule Britanna.
    • Nimbus.
    • 5.
  • Richard Wagner

    Träume (Wesendonck-Lieder)

    Singer: Waltraud Meier. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • ERATO.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quintet for clarinet and strings (Op.115) in B minor, 3rd movement; Andantino

    Performer: Julian Bliss. Ensemble: Carducci Quartet.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Sam Lee

    Lovely Molly

    Singer: Sam Lee. Choir: Roundhouse Choir.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Barry Douglas. Director: Barry Douglas. Ensemble: Camerata Ireland.
    • Beethoven: Piano Concertos: Barry Douglas, Camerata Ireland.
    • Satirino.
    • 3.
  • Trad.

    Cliffs of Mohar / Holly Bush

    Performer: Martin Hayes. Performer: Dennis Cahill.
  • Turlough O'Carolan

    Farewell to music

    Performer: Martin Hayes. Performer: Dennis Cahill.
  • Michael Haydn

    The Creation (Most beautiful appear)

    Singer: Sarah Tynan. Singer: Jeremy Ovenden. Singer: Matthew Brook. Orchestra: Handel and Haydn Society of Boston. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Trad.

    Mug of Brown Ale / Eddie Kelly's Reel

    Performer: Martin Hayes. Performer: Dennis Cahill.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonata for violin and piano in G major [1927], 2nd movement; Blues

    Performer: Sophie Rosa. Performer: Benjamin Powell.
    • Champs Hill.
  • François Couperin

    Les baricades mistérieuses (Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 6)

    Music Arranger: Thomas Adès. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Warner.
  • Robert Schumann

    Ich grolle nicht

    Performer: John Wallace. Performer: Debbi Parks.
  • Alex Owen

    Mermaid song: theme and variations

    Performer: John Wallace. Performer: Debbi Parks.
  • Alex Owen

    Mermaid song: Adagio; Bolero

    Performer: John Wallace. Performer: Debbi Parks.
  • George Gershwin

    Porgy and Bess - suite arr. Jascha Heifetz, Summertime

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Performer: Danny Driver. Music Arranger: Jascha Heifetz.

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