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Martinu Quartet, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Nicholas Mulroy

Katie Derham's guests include the Martinu Quartet, who perform live in the studio, and tenor Nicholas Mulroy, who also sings live. Plus composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad.

Katie Derham presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. Her guests include tenor Nicholas Mulroy, who sings live for us before heading north to Macclesfield, where he is performing Finzi's exquisite Dies Natalis with the Northern Chamber Orchestra. The Martinu Quartet stop off in the studio to play live for us in the middle of a mini-tour of the UK, and composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad joins us to talk about her new CD. She is joined in the studio by Tamsin Collison who is the librettist for Cheryl's new song-cycle, which receives its world premiere this week.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Alcina (Overture)

    Orchestra: Concerto Italiano. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Royal Handel.
    • Naive.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in B minor, Op 64 No 2

    Ensemble: Martinů Quartet.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    There is no rose

    Choir: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Conductor: Geoffrey Webber.
    • CHAMPS HILL RECORDS.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Mabel Walsh, from Magic Lantern Tales

    Performer: Sholto Kynoch. Singer: Nicky Spence.
    • CHAMPS HILL RECORDS.
  • Percy Grainger

    Hill-Song No 2 for wind band

    Ensemble: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
    • The Grainger Edition.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    American Quartet, Op 96 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Martinů Quartet.
  • Erwin Schulhoff

    String Quartet No 2 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Martinů Quartet.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Praeter rerum seriem

    Ensemble: Alamire. Conductor: David Skinner.
    • Anne Boleyn's Songbook.
    • Obsidian.
    • 005.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etude in G flat major, Op.25 No.9

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude (Partita No.3 in E major, BWV1006)

    Performer: Hilary Hahn.
    • Bach: Sonatas & Partitas.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Holst

    March (Suite in E flat major for military band, Op 28 No 1)

    Performer: Kneller Hall All Star Band. Conductor: Lt Col Trevor Sharpe.
    • KNELLER HALL The Kneller Hall All-Stars Band.
    • Bandleader.
    • 9.
  • Georges Bizet

    Symphony in C major (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Prokofiev/Britten/Bizet: Symphonies: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Gebüsche, D646

    Performer: Nicholas Mulroy. Performer: Alisdair Hogarth.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Dies Natalis, Op 8 (4th mvt, Wonder)

    Performer: Nicholas Mulroy. Performer: Alisdair Hogarth.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Serenade in E for Strings, Op. 22: III. Scherzo. Vivace

    Conductor: Roberto Forés Veses. Ensemble: Orchestre d’Auvergne.
    • Dvořák, Janáček, Martinů: Works for Strings.
    • Aparté.
    • 3.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Clair de lune Op 46 No 2

    Performer: Nicholas Mulroy. Performer: Alisdair Hogarth.
  • Silvio Rodríguez

    La Gaviota

    Performer: Nicholas Mulroy. Performer: Alisdair Hogarth.
  • Alessandro Marcello

    Concerto in D minor for oboe and strings, BWV 974; 2nd mvt, Adagio

    • COBRA.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Brahms: Symphony no. 2, Hungarian Dances.
    • Naxos.

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