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Andrew Litton, English National Opera, Francesca Dego and Francesca Leonardi

Sean Rafferty presents, with guests including conductor Andrew Litton, English National Opera Harewood Artists, and violinist Francesca Dego with pianist Francesca Leonardi.

Sean Rafferty's guests include conductor Andrew Litton, who'll be at the helm of the Ulster Orchestra in a concert at the Ulster Hall tomorrow, and a pair of Francescas - Dego and Leonardi - who perform music from their new CD live in the studio. Rhian Lois (soprano), Matthew Durkan (baritone), and David Webb (tenor) are English National Opera Harewood Artists for 2018/19 and will be singing live with Iain Burnside (piano) ahead of their Wigmore Hall recital.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in B flat major, K 240 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Consortium Classicum.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 9.
  • Gerald Finzi

    A Young Man's Exhortation

    Performer: David Webb. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Gerald Finzi

    I need not go

    Performer: Matthew Durkan. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Was I not a blade of grass... From 7 Romances Op. 47

    Performer: Rhian Lois. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Gerald Finzi

    For Life I had never cared greatly

    Performer: Matthew Durkan. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Gerald Finzi


    Performer: David Webb. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Johnny Green

    Body and Soul

    Performer: Andrew Litton.
    • BIS.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Rachel Barton Pine. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The heavens are telling (The Creation)

    Singer: Sarah Tynan. Singer: Jeremy Ovenden. Singer: Matthew Brook. Ensemble: Handel and Haydn Society. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Georges Bizet

    Petite Suite 'Jeux d'enfants' (Trompette et tambour)

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 13.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Four Scottish Dances (No 4, Highland Fling)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Irving.
    • Arnold: Homage to the Queen etc, PO / Irving.
    • EMI.
    • 42.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 54 (ending)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber.
  • Aaron Copland

    Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson - Heart, we will forget him

    Singer: Helene Schneiderman. Orchestra: Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies.
  • Richard Strauss

    Dance of the Seven Veils - from Salome

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Orfeo.
  • Duarte Lôbo

    Audivi vocem

    Director: Rory McCleery. Ensemble: The Marian Consort.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Suite Italianne Mvt I & II

    Performer: Francesca Dego. Performer: Francesca Leonardi.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No. 13 'Davils Laughter'

    Performer: Francesca Dego.
  • Claude Debussy

    Sonata in G Minor for Violin and Piano I. Allegro Vivo

    Performer: Francesca Dego. Performer: Francesca Leonardi.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite in D major, HWV 349, 'Water Music' (Alla hornpipe)

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.


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