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Live from Imperial College in South Kensington for First Night of the Proms 2018

Sean Rafferty with Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Laura van der Heijden, Guy Johnston, Jacob Collier, Milos Karadaglic, Calidore Quartet, Cynthia Millar, Sally Matthews and Brindley Sherratt.

Join Sean Rafferty as he presents In Tune live from Imperial College in South Kensington just hours before the First Night of the Proms 2018. This celebratory hors d'oeuvre will feature the finest performers gracing the BBC Proms stage this summer. Live music from former BBC Young Musician winners and cellists, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Laura van der Heijden and Guy Johnston; guitarist, Miloš Karadaglić; Radio 3 New Generation Artists, the Calidore String Quartet; ondes martenot player, Cynthia Millar; the double Grammy award winning multi-instrumentalist, singer, arranger, composer and producer, Jacob Collier and stars of the opera stage, soprano Sally Matthews and bass Brindley Sherratt.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Luigi Boccherini

    Quintet for guitar and strings no 4 (G448) in D (4th mvt)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Nicole's Theme (Tender is the night)

    Performer: Cynthia Millar. Performer: James Sherlock.
  • Thomas Adès

    Les Champs (Lieux retrouvés)

    Performer: Cynthia Millar. Performer: James Sherlock.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet in D major K.575 i) Allegretto

    Ensemble: Calidore String Quartet.
  • Jacob Collier

    Danny Boy

    Performer: Jacob Collier.
  • David Popper


    Performer: Laura van der Heijden. Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Performer: Guy Johnston. Performer: Isata Kanneh-Mason.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf der Donau /Der Schiffer

    Performer: Brindley Sherratt. Performer: Matthew Fletcher.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Prelude No. 1 in E Minor

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Fantasia para un gentilhombre (2nd mvt, arr. for guitar and string quintet)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
  • Samuel Barber

    Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24

    Performer: Sally Matthews. Performer: Matthew Fletcher.
  • Jean-Baptiste Barrière

    Sonata for Two Cellos in G major (2nd and 3rd mvts)

    Ensemble: Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Guy Johnston. Performer: Guy Johnston.
  • Stevie Wonder

    You and I (We can conquer the world)

    Composer: Jacob Collier. Performer: Jacob Collier.
  • Bill Withers

    Lean on Me

    Performer: Jacob Collier.
  • Anton Webern

    Langsamer Satz

    Ensemble: Calidore String Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G major Op.54

    Ensemble: Calidore String Quartet.


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