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Nishat Khan, Joe Stilgoe, Anthony Payne

Sean Rafferty's guests include sitar player Nishat Khan, composer Anthony Payne and singer Joe Stilgoe. Plus a performance from the first BBC Introducing Classical Showcase.

Sean Rafferty's guests include sitar player Nishat Khan ahead of his appearance at London's Barbican. Anthony Payne tells us about his new work being performed at the BBC Proms, plus musical mastermind Joe Stilgoe will be performing live in the studio.

Plus 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

  • Francesco Cavalli

    Che Citta from L’Ormindo

    Singer: Núria Rial. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Conductor: Christina Pluhar.
    • Erato.
  • Nishat Khan

    Improvisation on an Afternoon Raga

  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia - Suite Op.11 – Intermezzo

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Sibelius Symphonie No.2.
    • BR Klassik.
    • 002.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sarabande from Suite No.2 in D minor

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Vilde Frang. Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Gaffigan.
    • Warner.
  • Ludovico Balbi

    Mentre pastori e ninfe

    Performer: The King’s Singers.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Moments musicaux, Op.16 - No.6 in C minor

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Rachmaninov: Preludes, Moments musicaux: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Erato.
    • 17.
  • Nishat Khan

    Improvisation on a Late Afternoon Raga

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance, Op.46 No.8

    Orchestra: Houston Symphony. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada.
    • Antonin Dvorak Symphony No.6 2 Slavonic Dances.
    • Pentatone.
    • 006.
  • Guillaume Dufay

    Ce moys de may

    Ensemble: Blondel.
  • Anthony Payne

    Time's Arrow

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • nmc.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 26 (K.184) in E flat major

    Performer: Julien Chauvin. Orchestra: Le Cercle de l'Harmonie. Conductor: Jérémie Rhorer.
    • Mozart: Symphonies 25, 26 & 29: Le Cercle de l'Harmonie/Rhorer.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Rag-Mazurka (Les biches)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Paris 1920: Orchestre de PAris/Semyon Bychkov.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Chuck Berry

    Never Can Tell

    Performer: Joe Stilgoe.
  • Various Artists

    Improvisation on Songs from the Movies (Medley)

    Performer: Joe Stilgoe.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • LSO Live.
  • Sammy Fain

    Secret Love

    Performer: Joe Stilgoe.


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