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Maya Youssef Trio, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, I Musicanti

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from Syrian qanun player Maya Youssef and her trio, and I Musicanti. Plus composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad talks about her new piano concerto.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music chat and arts news. His guests include Syrian qanun player Maya Youssef and her trio, who perform live for us before their appearance at the Songlines Encounters Festival. Chamber group I Musicanti also play live and look forward to the final concert in their 'Alexandra and the Russians' series at St John's Smith Square. Plus composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad talks about her new piano concerto, which receives its world premiere at St John's Waterloo next week.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Malcolm Arnold

    A Flourish for Orchestra, Op 112

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • DECCA.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in D major, H XVIII 2 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester.
    • Leif Ove Andsnes - a portrait.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Homages - Stolen Rhythm

    Performer: Ivana Garaj Korpar.
    • Champs Hill.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Serenade for Strings in E major, Op 22 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Saito Kinen Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Dvorak, Bartok, Wolf: Saito Kinen, Ozawa.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Johann Christoph Pepusch

    Venus and Adonis (Overture)

    Orchestra: The Harmonious Society of Tickle‐Fiddle Gentlemen.
    • Pepusch: Concertos and Overtures for London.
    • Ramee.
  • Franz Schubert


    Performer: Benjamin Hulett. Performer: Susanna Stranders.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Joyeuse marche for orchestra

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Chabrier: Espana: Wiener Philharmoniker, John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Africa Fantasie, Op 89

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Hyperion.
  • Angélique Kidjo

    Zelie (The Biggest Weekend 2018)

  • Paul McCartney

    Yesterday (arr. Takemitsu)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić. Music Arranger: Toru Takemitsu.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 6 in C major, D 589 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Newton Classics : 8802033-2.
    • Newton Classics.
    • 7.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondeau - Allegro from Violin Concerto no.3 in in G major K.216

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Langrée.
    • Mozart: Violin Concertos 1 & 3, Sinfonia Concertante.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 006.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Moments musicaux, Op 16 (No 4 in E minor)

    Performer: Ivana Gavrić.
    • Janacek Schubert Liszt Rachmaninov.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 14.


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