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Joseph Horovitz, Elin Manahan Thomas and Elizabeth Kenny, Shabaka Hutchings and Kadialy Kouyate

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from soprano Elin Manahan Thomas with lutenist Elizabeth Kenny, plus saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings with kora player Kadialy Kouyate.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news, with live performance from soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and lutenist Elizabeth Kenny before they head north to the Beverley and East Riding Early Music Festival. Poet Anthony Joseph, saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings and kora player Kadialy Kouyate join us ahead of their concert at the Spitalfields Music Summer Festival, plus composer Joseph Horovitz celebrates his 90th birthday with Sean.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Horovitz

    Clarinet Sonatina (1981) - iii. Con brio

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • British Clarinet Sonatas Vol. 2.
    • Chandos.
    • 16.
  • Joseph Horovitz

    Jazz Concerto for piano, strings and percussion - ii. Slow blues

    Performer: David Owen Norris. Performer: Matt Skelton. Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
    • Horovitz: Four Concertos.
    • Epoch.
    • 11.
  • Joseph Horovitz

    Quartet for Oboe and Strings - iii. Molto Allegro

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Ensemble: Caducci Quartet.
    • Horovitz: Fantasia and Quartets.
    • Carducci Classics.
    • 7.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Nocturne in E flat major

    Performer: Xavier de Maistre.
    • Sony.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Italian Concerto, BWV971

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • J.S.Bach: Italian Concerto & French Overture: Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Vedrò con mio diletto (Giustino)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Director: Christian Curnyn.
    • Nicola Benedetti: Italia.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Erik Satie

    Gnossienne No. 1

    Performer: Ruth McGinley.
    • Ruth McGinley: Reconnection.
    • Lyte Records.
    • 5.
  • Henry Purcell

    Tell me, tell me, some pitying Angel

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Lascia ch'io pianga from Rinaldo

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Let the bright seraphim (Samson)

    Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Eternal Light: Elin Manahan-Thomas.
    • Heliodor.
    • 12.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto for piano and orchestra in G major; 1st mvt; Allegramente

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Ravel The Piano Concertos - Pierre-Laurent Aimard - The Cleveland Orchestra - Pi.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Blessed is the man (Vespers, Op 37)

    Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Simon Halsey.
    • Rachmaninov: All-Night Vigil.
    • LSO Sing.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 - iv. Sarabande

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
  • The Mighty Gabby

    Bridgetown market

    Performer: Shabaka Hutchings. Performer: Kadialy Kouyate.
  • The Mighty Gabby


    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate. Performer: Shabaka Hutchings.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris

    Performer: Eugene Asti. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly.
    • The Exquisite Hour.
    • 009.


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