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The Labeque Sisters, Brabant Ensemble, Ray Chen

Sean Rafferty presents live music from one of the world's finest pianistic duos, Katia and Marielle Labeque, and from choral group The Brabant Ensemble. Plus violinist Ray Chen.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. Live music today comes courtesy of one of the world's finest pianistic duos, Katia and Marielle Labèque, who have a pair of concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican in London this week. Choral group The Brabant Ensemble perform music from their new CD live as well as repertoire from their concert at St John's Smith Square tomorrow. Violinist, Ray Chen joins us down the line from Birmingham where he is in rehearsals with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, with whom he performs on Wednesday.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concerto No 1 in E major for two pianos (3rd mt)

    Performer: Marielle Labèque. Performer: Katia Labèque. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Mendelssohn: Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra: Katia & Marielle Labeque / Bychk.
    • Philips.
    • 3.
  • Antoine de Févin

    Missa Ave Maria: Gloria

    Ensemble: The Brabant Ensemble. Conductor: Stephen Rice.
  • Erik Satie

    A New Satiesfaction (Gymnopedie No.1)

    Performer: Ray Chen. Music Arranger: Stephan Koncz. Ensemble: Made in Berlin.
    • Decca.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor - Finale

    Performer: Ray Chen. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Trevino.
    • The Golden Age.
    • DECCA / Universal.
    • 6.
  • Pierre de la Rue

    Missa Nuncqua fue pena mayor: Sanctus

    Ensemble: The Brabant Ensemble. Conductor: Stephen Rice.
  • Jacobus Vaet

    Reges terre (extract)

    Ensemble: The Brabant Ensemble. Conductor: Stephen Rice.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Laura Samuel. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Michael Collins.
  • Trad.

    Christmas Eve Reel, Christmas in America, Old Christmas Eve

    Music Arranger: Jeannette Sorrell. Ensemble: Apollo’s Fire.
    • Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain.
    • 001.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dopo notte (Ariodante)

    Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Conductor: Harry Christophers. Orchestra: Symphony of Harmony and Invention.
    • Heroes and Heroines: Handel Arias.
    • Coro.
    • 8.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian' - iv. Moderato assai - Allegro vivo

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • ONYX.
  • Juan de Araujo

    Los coflades de la estleya

    Ensemble: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • New World Symphonies - Baroque Music from L:atin America: Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey S.
    • Hyperion.
  • Philip Glass

    The Chase

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.
  • Max Richter

    The Twins (Prague)

    Performer: Marielle Labèque. Ensemble: Katia Labèque.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56, 'Scottish' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Bernardo Zala Galdeano

    Sarabanda, arr for fortepianos and viola da gamba

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque. Performer: Elena Martínez de Murguía Urreta.
    • Amoria.
    • 002.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Laideronnette, imperatrice des Pagodes (Mother Goose)

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le jardin féerique (Mother Goose)

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.

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