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Laurence Perkins, Cecilia McDowall, Prabhat Rao, Pulkit Sharma

Sean Rafferty presents with live music from Hindustani classical singer Prabhat Rao and tabla player Pulkit Sharma, and bassoonist Laurence Perkins. Plus composer Cecilia McDowall.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of chat, arts news and live performance. His guests include Hindustani classical singer Prabhat Rao and tabla player Pulkit Sharma, who perform live for us before giving a concert at the MAC in Birmingham. Bassoonist Laurence Perkins also plays live for us: his new CD 'The Princess and the Bear' is out this month. Plus composer Cecilia McDowall looks forward to the world premiere of her new work Everyday Wonders, which takes place later this week in Birmingham.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Duet-Concertino TrV293; I. Allegro moderato

    Performer: Laurence Perkins. Performer: Sarah Watts. Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Performer: Sian Edwards.
    • The Princess & The Bear.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    O Oriens

    Performer: Choir of Merton College, Oxford. Performer: Benjamin Nicholas.
    • A Time for all Seasons.
    • DELPHIAN RECORDS.
    • 2.
  • Albert Roussel

    Suite for Orchestra in F Major, Op. 33 - III. Gigue

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Songs from West Side Story; 'Tonight', 'Somewhere', 'Something's Coming'

    Performer: Laurence Perkins. Performer: Louisa Lam.
  • Herbert Howells

    Minuet Grace for a Fresh Egg

    Performer: Laurence Perkins. Performer: Louisa Lam.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ Symphony": IIb. Maestoso

    Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome.
    • Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals & Symphony No. 3, "Organ Symphony".
    • Warner Classics.
    • 104.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Keyboard Suite No 3 in D minor, HWV 428 (Allegro)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Murray Perahia plays Handel and Scarlatti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade for Strings, Op 48 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade for Strings, Op 48 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    O clap your hands; God is gone up

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Voces 8: A Choral Taspestry.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto Grosso Op. 1 No. 9 in D major

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz.
    • Locatelli: Concerti Grossi, Op. 1.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 19-23.
  • Guru Gyan Prakash Ghosh

    Khyal in Raag Bihag

    Performer: Prabhat Rao. Performer: Pulkit Sharma.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in G major, H XVIII 4 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin. Orchestra: Les Violons du Roy. Conductor: Bernard Labadie.
    • Haydn: Piano Concertos: Hamelin/Les Violons du Roy/Labadie.
    • HYPERION.
    • 9.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Malambo (Estancia, Op 8)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • Ginastera: Estancia etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 18.
  • Traditional Arr. Prabha Atre

    Jamuna Kinare Mora Gaon

    Performer: Prabhat Rao. Performer: Pulkit Sharma.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gloria in excelsis Deo (Cantata No 191)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • J.S. Bach, Cantatas Vol 18: Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 8.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major, K 72

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 3.

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