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Nikolaj Znaider and Liya Petrova, Fiona Shaw, Vox Holloway

Sean Rafferty presents, with live performances from violinists Nikolaj Znaider and Liya Petrova, and Vox Holloway choir. Plus Sean speaks to actor and opera director Fiona Shaw.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from violinists Nikolaj Znaider and Liya Petrova. Nikolaj is performing at the Barbican and has a new album out; he's also president of the International Carl Nielsen Violin Competition, of which Liya is the 2016 winner. Composer Harvey Brough brings members of his choir Vox Holloway into the studio to perform songs from his new arrangement of The Kinks's classic album The Village Green Preservation Society, which they'll be performing at St Luke's West Holloway on Sunday. Plus actor and opera director Fiona Shaw chats to Sean about Massenet's Cendrillon, which she has directed for this year's Glyndebourne Tour.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    La danza (Soirées musicales)

    Music Arranger: Douglas Gamley. Singer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: Filarmonica Gioachino Rossini. Conductor: Carlo Tenan.
    • Italia.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Louis Spohr

    Duo in D major Op 67 No 2, 2nd mvt

    Performer: Nikolaj Znaider. Performer: Liya Petrova.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28

    Performer: Liya Petrova. Performer: Maria Tarasewicz.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto No 1 in B flat major, K207 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nikolaj Znaider. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • LSO Live.
  • Jules Massenet

    March of the Princesses (Cendrillon Suite)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Jules Massenet

    Allez, laissez-moi seul (Cendrillon)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Lyon National Opera Chorus. Conductor: Kazushi Ono.
    • Diva Divo - Opera Arias: Joyce DiDonato.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 13.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet in F minor, Op 80 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Solera Quartet.
    • Contact Point Records.
  • Walter Donaldson

    My Blue Heaven

    Music Arranger: Ferde Grofé. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Ensemble: The Wallbangers.
    • The Jazz Album: London Sinfonietta/Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    Saltavan ninfe

    Ensemble: English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.
    • Resonus.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Manfred Symphony, Op 58 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Decca.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Vissi d'arte (Tosca)

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • The Opera Album 2002.
    • Virgin.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Drei Klavierstücke, D 946, No 1 in E flat minor

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
    • SOMM.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor, RV 157

    Ensemble: Harmonie Universelle.
    • Vivaldi: La Porta delle Muse: Harmonie Universelle.
    • Accent.
  • The Kinks

    Waterloo Sunset (excerpt)

    • Castle Classics.
  • Ray Davies

    Animal Farm

    Performer: Clara Sanabras. Choir: Vox Holloway.
  • Ray Davies

    People Take Pictures of Each Other

    Performer: Clara Sanabras. Choir: Vox Holloway.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    My bonny boy (English Folk Song Suite for military band)

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Reynish.
    • Holst/Vaughan Williams: British Wind Band Classics: Timothy Reynish.
    • Chandos.
  • Ray Davies

    Picture Book

    Performer: Clara Sanabras. Choir: Vox Holloway.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gigue from French Suites

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Will Gregory

    Hoe down


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