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Tasmin Little, Moira Bennett, Ivana Gavric

Sean Rafferty's guests include violinist Tasmin Little andpianist Piers Lane. Plus Moira Bennett talking about her latest book and pianist Ivana Gavric performing live.

Sean Rafferty's guests include violinist Tasmin Little with pianist Piers Lane bringing their new CD to life in the studio. Moira Bennett - first lady of the Arts - talks about her new book documenting her life working at Aldeburgh Festival and with the London Symphony Orchestra. And pianist Ivana Gavrić performing live, with news of her latest disc.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Giovanni Battista Martini

    Toccata for trumpet and organ

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Performer: Simon Preston.
    • DG.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Brahms Sonatensatz from F-A-E

    Performer: Tasmin Little (violin). Performer: Piers Lane (piano).
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Sonata in D minor Op.9 (2nd movement)

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: Piers Lane.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230

    Choir: VOCES8. Ensemble: Senesino Players. Director: Barnaby Smith.
    • Bach Motets.
    • Signum.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Svegliatevi nel core Sesto

    Ensemble: Il Pomo d’Oro. Conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev.
    • In War & Peace.
    • Erato.
    • 3.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Va pensiero (Nabucco)

    Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli. Choir: Chorus of German Opera, Berlin. Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra.
    • Verdi: Nabucco - Querschnitt: Guiseppe Sinopoli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • César Franck

    Sonata in A major M.8 (4th movement)

    Performer: Tasmin Little (violin). Performer: Piers Lane (piano).
  • Benjamin Britten

    Peter Grimes (Sea Interlude No 3)

    Conductor: Steuart Bedford. Singer: Giselle Allen. Orchestra: Britten Pears Orchestra.
    • Peter Grimes.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 1.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings (Nocturne)

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Singer: Peter Pears. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • Britten: Serenade; Les Illuminations; Nocturne.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto No 1 in C major, H VIIb 1 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich. Director: Mstislav Rostropovich. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • The Rostropovich Edition.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    Octet in F major, D 803 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Octet.
    • Schubert: Octet.
    • Nimbus.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op 17 No 3 in Ab major

    Performer: Ivana Gavric.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer night's dream: Szell.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Love Sought

    Performer: Rachel Roberts. Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Singer: Kathryn Rudge.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op 24 No 2 in C Major

    Performer: Ivana Gavric (piano).
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op 17 No 4 in A Minor

    Performer: Ivana Gavric (piano).
  • Jean Sibelius

    Humoresque No 1 in D minor, Op 87

    Performer: Vilde Frang. Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
    • Sibelius Prokofiev: Violin Concerto.
    • EMI.
    • 7.


  • Mon 24 Apr 2017 16:30

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