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Daniel Grimwood, David Pountney, English Touring Opera

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Sean's guests include Daniel Grimwood, David Pountney and singers from English Touring Opera.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Sean's guests include pianist Daniel Grimwood, performing live in the studio ahead of Rye Arts Festival, and WNO Director David Pountney joins us down the line from Cardiff. Soraya Mafi and Christopher Ainslie from English Touring Opera perform live with Oliver John Ruthven ahead of Giulio Cesare, joined by Director James Conway.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Overture)

    Director: Emmanuelle Haïm. Orchestra: Le Concert d’Astrée.
    • G. F. Handel: Cleopatra: Arias from Giulio Cesare: Natalie Dessay/Emmanuelle Hai.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.
  • John Field

    Nocturne No 6 in F major

    Performer: Daniel Grimwood.
  • Daniel Grimwood

    Prelude, Chorale and Toccata (Prelude)

    Performer: Daniel Grimwood.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 1 in C major, BWV 1066 (Overture)

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Bach: Works for Orchestra: The English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • William Alwyn

    Fantasy Waltz No 1 in A flat (Tempo rubato e capriccioso)

    Performer: Daniel Grimwood.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo à la russe

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Stravinsky: The Firebird: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
    • EMI.
    • 13.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Instrumentalstuck

    Ensemble: Sequentia.
    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Leos Janáček

    From the House of the Dead (Overture)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Libor Pešek.
    • Virgin.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto No 1 in C major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Haydn: Cello Concertos: Isserlis/Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Norrington.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Modest Petrovich Musorgsky

    Gospodi slavy (Khovanshchina, Act 5)

    Performer: Vladimir Galusin. Performer: Olga Borodina. Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Choir: Mariinsky Chorus. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Philips.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Va' tacito e nascosto (Giulio Cesare)

    Performer: Christopher Ainslie. Performer: Oliver John Ruthven.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Se pieta' di me non senti (Giulio Cesare)

    Performer: Soraya Mafi. Performer: Oliver John Ruthven.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Caro! Bella! Piu' amabile belta (Giulio Cesare)

    Performer: Soraya Mafi. Performer: Christopher Ainslie.

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