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Sakari Oramo, Kadialy Kouyate, Benjamin Grosvenor, Guy Barker

A lively mix of chat, arts news and live performance. Sean Rafferty's guests include conductor Sakari Oramo and kora player Kadialy Kouyate.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. His guests include conductor Sakari Oramo, who'll be at the helm of the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms on Friday night, and kora player Kadialy Kouyate, who performs live in the studio before appearing at the Africa Centre Summer Festival this weekend. Plus pianist Benjamin Grosvenor plays live before his two appearances at the Proms this year, the first of which is alongside band leader Guy Barker, who joins us in the studio too.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Angenehmes Wiederau, Cantata BWV 30a (Opening Chorus)

    Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki. Orchestra: Bach Collegium Japan. Choir: Bach Collegium Japan Chorus.
    • J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas, Vol. 10.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Kadialy Kouyate

    Kouyate Nana

    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate. Performer: Al MacSween.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 43 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Roderick Cox.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Carl Czerny

    Sonatina for Piano Trio in G Major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Sun-Young Shin. Performer: Benjamin Hayek. Performer: Samuel Gingher.
    • Czerny: Piano Trios.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Kadialy Kouyate

    Ifango Ji - llegada

    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate. Performer: Al MacSween.
  • Kadialy Kouyate

    Kanu Foro

    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate. Performer: Al MacSween.
  • John Plummer

    Anna Mater matris Christi

    Choir: The Binchois Consort.
    • Hyperion.
  • Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin

    Etude, Op 40 No 7

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Hôtel

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Alice Coote.
    • HYPERION.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Concerto No 1 in C majorfor cello and orchestra, H.7b.1 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Ensemble: TrondheimSolistene.
    • Transfigured Night.
    • Pentatone.
    • 6.
  • Morgana King

    A Taste of Honey

  • Trad.

    Elegie

    Performer: Valentina Levko. Ensemble: Balalaika-Orchester Ossipov.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No 3 in D minor, 'Wagner', 1899 version (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Exton.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sospiri for strings, harp and organ, Op 70

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Bis.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Ondine (Gaspard de la nuit)

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Cole Porter

    Always true to you in my fashion

    Music Arranger: Guy Barker. Singer: Clare Teal. Orchestra: Hallé.
    • MUD RECORDS.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • DECCA.

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