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John talks to Aled Jones ahead of his visit to Carrickfergus for the Somme Centenary Festival of Remembrance, and John has a holiday-themed classical connection.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Ferdinand Hérold

    Clog Dance from La Fille Mal Gardee

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Barry Wordsworth. Music Arranger: John Lanchbery.
  • Aled Jones

    Eriskay Love Lilt

  • Claude Debussy

    Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum from Children's Corner No. 1, L. 113

    Performer: Amy Dickson. Performer: The London Session Orchestra. Performer: Chris Walden. Music Arranger: Walden.
  • Philip Glass

    Truman Sleeps (from The Truman Show)

    Performer: Valentina Lisitsa.
  • George Gershwin

    It Ain't Necessarily So from Porgy and Bess

    Performer: Laurent Korcia. Performer: Fuzjko Hemming.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from Octet for Strings in Eb Major

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Romance from The Gadfly

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Kirill Karabits.
  • Aled Jones

    O Waly, Waly

  • John Williams

    Where Dreams Are Born from AI

    Performer: Lisa Friend. Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


    Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Performer: Riccardo Muti.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Study No. 3 Presto after JS Bach

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Intermezzo Sinfonico from Cavalleria Rusticana

    Performer: Andre Reiu. Performer: Johann Strauss Orchestra.
  • DC Heath

    The Cooper of Clapham from The Celtic Concerto

    Performer: Gerard McChrystal. Performer: London Musici. Performer: Mark Stephenson.
  • Ennio Morricone

    Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso

    Performer: Lisa Friend. Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Gabriel Fauré


    Performer: Jérôme Ducros. Performer: Nathalie Stutzmann.
  • Aaron Copland

    Rodeo (Four Dance Episodes): I Buckaroo Holiday

    Performer: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Performer: Stephen Gunzenhauser.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Bugler's Holiday

    Performer: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.
  • Antonio Lauro

    Third Venezuelan Waltz

    Performer: Craig Ogden.
  • João Pernambuco

    Sons de Carrilhoes

    Performer: Craig Ogden.
  • Jorge Morel

    Danza Brasilera

    Performer: Craig Ogden.
  • Ludovico Einaudi

    Passagio (Passage)

    Performer: Ludovico Einaudi.
  • Victor Herbert

    2nd Movt from the Cello Concerto No. 1 in D Major

    Performer: Mark Kosower. Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: JoAnn Falletta.
  • Justin Hayward

    Nights in White Satin

    Performer: Noah Stewart.
  • Aaron Copland

    Rodeo (Four Dance Episodes): V Hoe-Down

    Performer: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Performer: Stephen Gunzenhauser.