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Norma Winstone, Claudia Molitor, Oliver Mears

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world. Including jazz singer Norma Winstone, composer Claudia Molitor and opera director Oliver Mears.

Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. His guests include jazz singer Norma Winstone and composer Claudia Molitor, as well as the newly appointed next artistic director of the Royal Opera House, Oliver Mears.

5.30pm Power of Three - another chance to hear the next instalment in a 70-part daily series of pioneering sounds from the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3 archives presented by David Hendy.

Radio 3's 70th season, celebrating seven decades of pioneering music and culture since the founding of the Third Programme.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in B flat major, Op 23 No 2 (Ten Preludes)

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Simon Trpceski plays Rachmaninov.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique Op. 14 - ii. Un bal

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 11.
  • George Frideric Handel

    'Felicissima quest'alma' - from Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122

    Singer: Christiane Karg. Orchestra: Il Complesso Barocco. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • DHM.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No 5 in G major, BWV 816 (Gigue)

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski.
    • Bach, J S: French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV816 / French Overture in B minor, B.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Robert Russell Bennett

    Suite of Old American Dances - no.5 Rag

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
    • chandos.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals - no.12; Fossiles

    Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Philips.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Notturno in B major, Op 40

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Alleluia-Tropus for vocal ensemble (or chamber choir SATB) and 8 violoncellos...

    Ensemble: Vox Clamantis. Orchestra: Sinfonietta Riga Chamber Orchestra.
    • Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste.
    • ECM.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Suite orch Arbos (El Puerto)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Albeniz: Argerich, Barenboim.
    • Elatus.
    • 4.
  • Claudia Molitor

    Walking with Partch

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Cello Concerto in A major - 1st mvt 'Allegro'

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Orchestra: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Hyperion.
  • Robert Schumann

    Liederkreis - Waldesgesprach

  • Bill Evans


    Performer: Jim Hall. Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Deh, vieni alla finestra (Don Giovanni)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Performer: Greg Lawson. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Mozart: Tutto Mozart!: Bryn Terfel/Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 14.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni (Overture)

    Orchestra: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Mozart Overtures Sir Colin Davis Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 15.


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