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Dame Beryl Grey, Ricardo Ribeiro, Pavel Haas Quartet

Sean Rafferty goes to the home of Dame Beryl Grey, the prima ballerina. Now in her 90s, she tells Sean about her new autobiography and talks about working with Frederic Ashton.

Sean Rafferty goes to the home of Dame Beryl Grey, the great prima ballerina. Now in her 90s, she tells Sean about her new autobiography and talks about working with Frederic Ashton.

Portuguese fado star Ricardo Ribeiro is in London for his UK debut. He performs the melancholic songs of fado in the studio.

The award winning Pavel Haas Quartet perform Beethoven and Shostakovich live in the studio ahead of their next London performance.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Serenáda No. 2 for Strings - Poco Andante

    Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake (Swan Theme)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich.
    • DG.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake (Act 2)

    Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation. Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov.
    • MELODIYA.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major, Op 19 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos Lewis - Belohlavek.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen (Act 4 Symphony)

    Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Edward Elgar

    Where Corals Lie - from Sea Pictures Op.37

    Performer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • HALLE.
  • João Paulo Esteves da Silva

    Soneto de Mal Amar

    Lyricist: José Carlos Ary dos Santos. Performer: Ricardo Ribeiro. Performer: Luis Guerreiro. Performer: Carlos Manuel Proença. Performer: Daniel Pinto.
  • Joaquim Pimentel

    Eu sei que sou demais

    Performer: Ricardo Ribeiro. Performer: Luis Guerreiro. Performer: Carlos Manuel Proença. Performer: Daniel Pinto.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 3 in A minor for keyboard, BWV 827 (Allemande)

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • J.S. Bach: 6 Partitas, BWV 825-830, Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
    • 15.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 53 (3rd mvt,Finale.Allegro giocoso,ma non troppo)

    Performer: Jozef Spaček. Performer: Josef Spacek-violin. Performer: Czech Philharmonic. Performer: conductor Jiri Belohlavek. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • DVORAK-SUK-JANACEK/Violin Concertos/Josef SPACEK.
    • Supraphon.
    • 005.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No.12 in E-flat major, Op.127 (1st movement)

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
  • John Lennon / Paul McCartney

    Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić. Performer: Chris Hill. Music Arranger: Anoushka Shankar.
    • Mercury Classics.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    String Quartet No.2 in A major, Op.68 (1st movement 'Overture')

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan und Isolde (excerpt)

    Singer: Nina Stemme. Singer: Robert Gambill. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • BBC Recording.

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