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Bampton Classical Opera, Peter Donohoe, Strictly Come Dancing

Sean Rafferty's guests include soloists from Bampton Classical Opera and pianist Peter Donohoe. Plus Radio 3's Katie Derham and dancer Kevin Clifton discuss the Strictly Prom.

Sean Rafferty's guests include soloists from Bampton Classical Opera, who give the UK premiere of Gluck's rare opera Philemon and Baucis at the end of the week. Pianist Peter Donohoe plays live ahead of his recital at Fishguard International Music Festival, and Strictly Come Dancing stars Katie Derham and Kevin Clifton look forward to the Strictly Prom on Thursday. Plus every day this week, a chance to hear performances from the first BBC Introducing Classical Showcase recorded at Cheltenham Music Festival and featuring Iosif Purits (accordion), Maria Razumovskaya (piano) and the early music ensemble, Blondel.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Five o'clock foxtrot orch. C Palmer [from 'L'Enfant et les sortileges']

    Conductor: Geoffrey Simon. Orchestra: Philharmonia.
    • Ravel: Orchestral Works - volume 2: Philharmonia, Geoffrey Simon.
    • Cala.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Philémon et Baucis - Overture

    Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • Philémon et Baucis.
    • Ambroisie.
    • 1-2.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    I burn with righteous fury from Philémon et Baucis

    Performer: Chris Turner. Performer: Harry Sever.
  • Thomas Arne

    The Glorious God of War from The Judgment of Paris

    Performer: Catherine Backhouse. Performer: Harry Sever.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet in E flat, K.160

    Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 - iii. Allegro con fuoco

    Performer: Behzod Abduraimov. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Conductor: Juraj Valčuha.
    • Decca.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Pirogov, Op 76a (Waltz)

    Orchestra: Bol'shoi Simfonicheskiy Orkestr. Conductor: Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without Words, Op. 67 No. 4 in C major 'Spinning Song'

    Performer: Iosif Purits.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93

    Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • LSO Live.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Sonata No. 2 in G sharp minor, Op. 19 'Sonata Fantasy' - i. Andante

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique No 2 in B minor, Op 22 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Litolff Concertos Symphoniques Nos 2 & 4.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture (Suite) (TWV.55:D6) in D major..., 8. Gigue [Presto]

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations.
    • Le Concert Spirituel: Le Concert des Nations / Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 13.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Fear (Five Tango Sensations)

    Performer: Astor Piazzolla. Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • Piazzolla: Five tango sensations: Kronos Quartet/Piazzolla.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Carousel Waltz (Carousel)

    Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • American Light Music Classics.
    • Hyperion.
    • 22.


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