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Jakub Józef Orliński and Michał Biel, Alpesh Chauhan, the Schubert Ensemble

Sean Rafferty's guests include conductor Alpesh Chauhan and the Schubert Ensemble. Plus countertenor Jakub Jozef Orlinski and pianist Michal Biel perform live.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of conversation, arts news and live performance. His guests include conductor Alpesh Chauhan, who talks to us from Liverpool, where he is in rehearsal with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The Schubert Ensemble perform live before several performances across the country, as their farewell tour comes to a close, and countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński sings live with pianist Michał Biel before they give a recital at Wigmore Hall in London tomorrow.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Samuel Scheidt

    Galliard Battaglia xxi

    Director: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI.
    • Musica Nova.
    • ALIA VOX.
    • 15.
  • Henry Purcell

    Strike the viol

    Performer: Jakub Józef Orlinski. Performer: Michal Biel.
  • Andrzej Panufnik

    Cenar; Wyrwany; Hayduk (Old Polish Suite)

    Orchestra: Polish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Mariusz Smolij.
    • Panufnik: Homage to Polish Music.
    • Naxos.
    • 1, 3, 5.
  • Tadeusz Baird

    Słodka Miłości

    Performer: Jakub Józef Orlinski. Performer: Michal Biel.
  • Reynaldo Hahn


    Performer: Jakub Józef Orlinski. Performer: Michal Biel.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Scherzo (Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op 42)

    Music Arranger: Alexander Glazunov. Performer: Baiba Skride. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
  • Leonard Bernstein


    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Alpesh Chauhan.
  • Pau Casals

    El Cant dels Ocells (Song of the birds)

    Performer: Pablo Ferrández. Orchestra: Stuttgart Philharmonic. Conductor: Radoslav Szulc.
    • ONYX.
  • Henry Purcell

    If music be the food of love (Z379 C)

    Performer: Jakub Józef Orlinski. Performer: Michal Biel.
  • Franz Schubert

    Abschied (Schwanengesang)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Singer: Mark Padmore.
    • Schwanengesang.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude in A minor BWV543

    Performer: Kerry Beaumont.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto no 1: ii Adagio

    Performer: Ray Chen. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Trevino.
    • DECCA.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Athalia: Gentle Airs Melodious Strains

    Performer: Ben-San Lau. Singer: William Wallace.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 iii) Scherzo

    Ensemble: The Schubert Ensemble.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Quartet No. 1, in C minor, Op. 15 i) Allegro molto moderato

    Ensemble: The Schubert Ensemble.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends, Op.59 No.3

    Conductor: Iván Fischer. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Judith Weir

    A Song of Departure for violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano

    Ensemble: The Schubert Ensemble.


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