Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Now is the Month of Maying, Festiv'Ards preview, Flax Trust Music Awards, Proms in the Park launch, Violinist Jack Liebeck

John chats to Festiv'Ards co-director Neil McClure and Flax Trust artistic director Megan Mooney. Plus violinist Jack Liebeck performing Bruch with the Ulster Orchestra.

John chats to Festiv'Ards co-director Neil McClure ahead of the festival in Portaferry. Flax Trust artistic director Megan Mooney on the Flax Trust Music Awards 2017. We have reaction from Castle Coole to the news that Proms in the Park 2017 will be coming from the National Trust venue in Enniskillen. Violinist Jack Liebeck performs Bruch with the Ulster Orchestra, recorded at the Ulster Hall. John's Classical Connection features three May madrigals, beginning with 'Now is the Month of Maying'.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Brindisi from La Traviata

    Performer: Natasha Marsh. Performer: Alfie Boe. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Terry Edwards.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Tambourin Chinois Op 3

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude No. 1 in C major

    Performer: Finghin Collins.
  • Frode Fjeilheim

    Northern Lights

    Performer: Cantus.
  • G. Fröst

    Klezmer Dance

    Performer: Martin Fröst. Performer: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto Madrigal: Fandango

    Performer: Pepe Romero. Performer: Ángel Romero. Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Performer: Neville Marriner.
  • Ryan Tedder

    Counting Stars

    Performer: Rami Basisah. Performer: City of Prague Philhamronic Orchestra. Performer: James Morgan.
  • David Johnson

    Trumpet Tune in D

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
  • Ludovico Einaudi

    Passaggio

    Performer: Ludovico Einaudi.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    3rd Movement Allegretto non troppo, Allegro molto vivace from Violin Concerto in E minor op. 64

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Jane Glover.
  • Kreisler

    Praeludieum and Allegro

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.
  • Harty

    2nd Movement Vivace from String Quartet No. 1 in F Major

    Performer: Goldner String Quartet.
  • Rami Basisah, City of Prague Philhamronic Orchestra & James Morgan

    Danny Boy

  • Thomas Morley

    Now is the Month of Maying

    Performer: The King’s Singers.
  • William Byrd

    This Sweet and Merry Month of May

    Performer: The sixteen.
  • Mike Read

    May Day Song for North Oxford

    Performer: Eton College Chapel Choir. Performer: Ralph Allwood.
  • Bruch

    Finale from Scottish Fantasy

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: Giordano Bellincampi.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: Giordano Bellincampi.
  • Anne Dudley

    Veni Sancte Spiritus

    Performer: The Sixteen.
  • Joep Beving

    Etude

    Performer: Joep Beving.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ode to Joy

    Performer: Rami Basisah. Performer: City of Prague Philhamronic Orchestra. Performer: James Morgan.

Broadcast