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Leon McCawley, Jonathan Darlington, Marcus Farnsworth, Alison Rose

Sean's guests include pianist Leon McCawley, conductor Jonathan Darlington, baritone Marcus Farnsworth and soprano Alison Rose.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. His guests include pianist Leon McCawley, who'll be performing at his alma mater Chetham's School of Music this weekend, and conductor Jonathan Darlington, who'll be at the helm of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada at the Edinburgh Festival tomorrow. Plus baritone Marcus Farnsworth and soprano Alison Rose sing live for us before heading to Marcus's home town of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, to perform in the music festival he founded there.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata in C major, K279 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Hymn - Simple Gifts

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • WARNER.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Conductor: Jonathan Darlington.
    • NYO CANADA.
  • Owain Park

    Caelos ascendit hodie

    Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • HYPERION.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Sonata in G major, D 894 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Easter hymn (from Cavalleria rusticana)

    Singer: Agnes Baltsa. Choir: Royal Opera House Chorus. Orchestra: Philharmonia. Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli.
    • DG.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Fugue)

    Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: BBC SO/Davis.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet for oboe and strings in F major, K.370 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Performer: Boris Brovtsyn. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Kristina Blaumane.
    • BIS.
  • Jean-Joseph de Mondonville

    Sonate en symphonie in B flat major, Op 3 No 3

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Ma pisen zas mi laskou zni (Gypsy Songs, Op 55)

    Performer: Alison Rose. Performer: James Cheung.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Dejte klec jestrabu (Gypsy Songs, Op 55)

    Performer: Alison Rose. Performer: James Cheung.
  • George Butterworth

    The lads in their hundreds (A Shropshire Lad)

    Performer: Marcus Farnsworth. Performer: James Cheung.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor BWV 232 (Sanctus)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • ARCHIV.
  • George Butterworth

    Is my team ploughing? (A Shropshire Lad)

    Performer: Marcus Farnsworth. Performer: James Cheung.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No.6 (3rd mvt), Presto

    Conductor: Paavo Järvi. Orchestra: Estonian Festival Orchestra.
    • Alpha.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    I Quatro Rusteghi: Prelude

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Rubicon.
  • Trad.

    Vaxelvis Kulning

    Singer: Karin Edvards Johansson.
    • CAPRICE.

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