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Christmas Special from the BBC Radio Theatre

Sean Rafferty and Katie Derham with a Christmas Special, featuring live music from guests including Cara Dillon, Alexander Armstrong, the BBC Singers and Michael Fabiano.

In Tune celebrates Christmas live from the BBC Radio Theatre. Sean Rafferty and Katie Derham are joined by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, the BBC Singers conducted by David Hill, comedian and singer Alexander Armstrong, folk singer Cara Dillon, young pianist Gerard Aimontche and opera star Michael Fabiano.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    In Dulci Jubilo

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet in E flat major K.407 for horn and strings (1st mvt)

  • Robert Wells & Mel Torme

    The Christmas Song

  • Träd

    Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

  • Trad.

    The Holly and the Ivy

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Souvenir de Florence (3rd movt)

  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D minor, Kk.213

  • Igor Stravinsky

    'Russian Dance' from Petrushka

  • Oscar Peterson

    Improvisation on 'Ja Da'

  • Philip Lawson

    Last Night of the Christmas Proms

  • Philip Warlock

    Bethlehem Down

  • Felix Bernard

    Winter Wonderland

  • Johannes Brahms

    String Sextet No. 2 in G major Op.36 (1st movt)

  • Cara Dillon & Sam Lakeman

    Mother Mary

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La donna e mobile (Rigoletto)

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Che gelida manina (La bohème)

  • Harold Darke

    In the Bleak Midwinter

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