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Punch Brothers, Dame Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from the Punch Brothers, and mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly and pianist Joseph Middleton. Plus conductor and composer Eímear Noone.

Sean Rafferty present a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. Live music today comes courtesy of mandolinist Chris Thile's bluegrass-influenced band Punch Brothers, who'll be performing at the London Jazz Festival tomorrow. Mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly and pianist Joseph Middleton also perform live before they give a recital together at Wigmore Hall in London, and composer/conductor Eímear Noone looks forward to performing with a hologram of Maria Callas at the London Coliseum later this month.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 (Magnificat anima mea)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips.
  • Punch Brothers

    Three Dots and a Dash

    Ensemble: Punch Brothers.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Casta diva (Norma, Act 1)

    Singer: Maria Callas. Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Choir: Chorus of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Tullio Serafin.
  • Eímear Noone

    Malach, Angel Messenger (WoW Warlords of Draenor) - excerpt

    Performer: Malukah De Los Santos. Conductor: Eímear Noone. Orchestra: World-Wide Crowd Orchestra.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Vissi d'arte (Tosca, Act 2)

    Singer: Maria Callas. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Sinfonia à 8 in A minor, ZWV 189 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz.
  • Punch Brothers

    It's All Part of the Plan

    Ensemble: Punch Brothers.
  • Punch Brothers

    Like It's Going Out of Style

    Ensemble: Punch Brothers.
  • Claude Debussy

    Nocturnes, CD 98: 2. Fêtes

    Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth. Orchestra: Les Siècles.
    • Debussy: Jeux, Nocturnes, Prélude à l'aprés midi d'un faune.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 104.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in D major, H XVIII 2 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester.
    • Leif Ove Andsnes - a portrait.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Gustav Holst

    Venus, the Bringer of Peace (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra - Holst The Planets - Vladimir Jurowski Conductor.
    • LPO.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Quintet No 4 in D major, G 448 (Fandango)

    Performer: Carles Trepat. Performer: David Tummer. Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
    • Boccherini: La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 15.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La flûte enchantée (Shéhérazade)

    Performer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • André Caplet

    Viens! Une flûte invisible soupire...

    Performer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Cello Concerto in B flat major H436 Wq171, 3rd movement - Allegro assai

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: Jonathan Cohen. Performer: Arcangelo.
    • CPE Bach Cello Concertos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 006.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Chevelure (3 Chansons de Bilitis)

    Performer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Performer: Joseph Middleton.


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