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Collegium Vocale Gent, Aidan O'Rourke and Kit Downes, Africa Oye

Katie Derham presents, with guests including Collegium Vocale Gent, fiddle player Aidan O'Rourke, pianist Kit Downes and Paul Duhaney from Africa Oye.

Katie Derham presents a lively mix of conversation, arts news and live performance. Her guests include fiddle player Aidan O'Rourke and pianist Kit Downes, who perform tracks from their new album live in the studio. Collegium Vocale Gent perform live in the studio before their performance at Wigmore Hall this evening.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride - Overture

    Performer: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Darrell Ang.
    • Naxos.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Io son si stanco sotto'l fascio antico a5 - parts 1 and 2

    Performer: Thomas Boysen. Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Che giova posseder a5 (text: P.Bembo)

    Performer: Philippe Herreweghe. Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent.
  • Clara Schumann

    Scherzo No. 2 in C minor, Op. 14

    Performer: Sophie Pacini.
    • In Between.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Aus Italien Op. 16 - Neapolitanisches Volksleben; Allegro Molto

    Performer: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Ariane Matiakh.
    • Aus Italien Op. 16.
    • Capriccio.
    • 4.
  • Sona Jobarteh


    • Fasiyah.
    • Self-release.
    • 9.
  • Lura

    Sabi di Ma

    • Heranca.
    • Lusafrica.
    • 1.
  • Stephen Hough

    Osmanthus Romp

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Stephen Hough's Dream Album.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA68176.
  • George Frideric Handel

    When storms the proud to terrors doom (Athalia)

    Performer: Christopher Purves. Performer: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Handel’s finest arias for base voice vol 2.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Donna e Mobile (Act III, Rigoletto)

    Singer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra of Milan. Conductor: Carlo Rizzi.
    • DECCA.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra Op. 47 - Allegro ma non tanto

    Performer: Zhi-Jong Wang. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra. Performer: Thomas Sanderling.
    • Accentus Music.
  • Aidan O'Rourke

    I used to not be able to read on buses

    Performer: Aidan O'Rourke. Performer: Kit Downes.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto No 3 in G major, K 216 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Baiba Skride. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen.
    • Sony.
  • Franz Schubert

    Suleika II

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • A Soprano's Schubertiade.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Aidan O'Rourke

    Nobody could be one hundred per cent sure about the last tiger

    Performer: Aidan O'Rourke. Performer: Kit Downes.
  • James Robertson


    Performer: Jane Steel (reading).
  • Aidan O'Rourke

    A Fox and a hound met on early one morning on a hillside

    Performer: Aidan O'Rourke. Performer: Kit Downes.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Forte e lieto a morte andrei (Tamerlano)

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Bernard Labadie.
    • Three Baroque Tenors: Ian Bostridge, Bernard Labadie.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.


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