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Elin Manahan Thomas, Barry Douglas, Ana de la Vega and Daniel Röhn

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests, including soprano Elin Manahan Thomas, pianist Barry Douglas, flautist Ana de la Vega and violinist Daniel Rohn.

Sean Rafferty's guests include flautist Ana de la Vega and violinist Daniel Röhn with pianist Irina Botan. Plus Barry Douglas on Tchaikovsky and marking 30 years since he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition that launched his career. Soprano Elin Manahan Thomas is joined by Brian Ellsbury on the piano as they release a new recording and perform live in the studio.

5.30pm Power of Three - another chance to hear the next installment 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

  • Léo Delibes

    Coppélia (Waltz)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • 100 Best Ballet.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Musical Offering mvmt 1

    Performer: Ana de la Vega. Performer: Daniel Röhn.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No.17

    Performer: Daniel Röhn. Performer: Irina Botan.
  • 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.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons - September - The Hunt

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Flute Sonata mvmt 1

    Performer: Ana de la Vega. Performer: Irina Botan.
  • Carl Davis

    Pride and Prejudice (Theme)

    Performer: Melvyn Tan. Orchestra: Orchestra. Conductor: Carl Davis.
    • Pride and Prejudice.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    O clap your hands together

    Choir: Stile Antico.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 for piano and orchestra: 2nd mvt

    Performer: Barry Douglas. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • RCA.
  • Johannes Brahms

    7 Fantasies Op.116 for piano: no.3; Capriccio in G minor

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
    • Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol.1 - Douglas.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Stéphane Grappelli


    Performer: Tim Kliphouse. Performer: Fapy Lafertin.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Cello Concerto No 2 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Orchestra: Les Violons du Roy. Conductor: Bernard Labadie.
    • CPE Bach: Cello Concertos: Truls Mork.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 6.
  • Morfydd Llwyn Owen

    The Lamb

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: Brian Ellsbury.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Miller's Dance (The Three-Cornered Hat)

    Orchestra: Orquesta Nacional de España. Conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
    • EMI.
  • Morfydd Llwyn Owen

    God Made A Lovely Garden

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: Brian Ellsbury.
  • Morfydd Llwyn Owen


    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: Brian Ellsbury.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Torre bermeja arr Bruno for harp

    Performer: Catrin Finch. Music Arranger: Ginevra Bruno.
    • The Harpist: Catrin Finch.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade (K.525) in G major "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik", 4th movement; Rondo...

    Director: Roy Goodman. Ensemble: The Hanover Band.
    • Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Clarinet Concerto, Horn Concerto: The Hanover Ba.
    • Nimbus.
    • 5.


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