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Rachel Podger and Marcin Swiatkiewicz, Alina Bzhezhinska

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from violinist Rachel Podger and harpsichordist Marcin Swiatkiewicz. Plus jazz harpist Alina Bzhezhinska plays live too.

Sean Rafferty presents top class live music from some of the world's finest musicians. Live performance today comes courtesy of violinist Rachel Podger and harpsichordist Marcin Świątkiewicz, who perform with Brecon Baroque at Kings Place later in the week. Harpist Alina Bzhezhinska also plays live for us before a performance next week in Coventry. We also meet Clare Norburn who tells us about her group The Telling' s Empowered Women trilogy tour of 3 concert/plays kicking off on the 23rd February. She is joined by actors Teresa Banham and Suzanne Ahmet.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in A major after BWV 1055 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
    • Rachel Podger, Brecon Baroque - J.S. Bach violin concertos.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 10.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 3 in D major, D 200 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Traditional Sephardic

    La rosa enflorese

    Choir: The Telling.
    • First Hand.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Procession from Ordo Virtutum

    Choir: The Telling.
    • First Hand.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) etc: Berliner Philharmoniker/Abb.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 15.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Toccata per Spinettina e Violino

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Performer: Marcin Świątkiewicz.
  • Isabella Leonarda

    Sonata Duodecima

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Performer: Marcin Świątkiewicz.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 11 in A major, K 331 (3rd mvt, 'Alla turca')

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Fur Elise, Piano Music by Beethoven, Chopin, etc.: Ashkenezy etc..
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Alexander Goedicke

    Concert Etude op. 49

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Tom Poster.
    • Legende.
    • Warner.
    • 6.
  • Dominick Argento

    Spring (Six Elizabethan Songs)

    Performer: André Previn. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 5, Op 73 in E flat major 'Emperor' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Hannes Minnaar. Orchestra: Netherlands Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jan Willem de Vriend.
    • Channel Classics.
  • John Sheppard

    Gloria (Missa Cantate)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro Connections.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

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

    Performer: Jörg Widmann. Orchestra: German Symphony Orchestra Berlin. Conductor: Peter Ruzicka.
    • Orfeo C 897 151 A.
    • Orfeo.
    • 9.
  • Alice Coltrane

    Wisdom Eye

    Performer: Alina Bzhezhinska.
  • Alice Coltrane

    Blue Nile

    Performer: Alina Bzhezhinska. Performer: Tony Kofi.
  • Alina Bzhezhinska

    Spero

    Performer: Alina Bzhezhinska. Performer: Tony Kofi.
  • Dorothy Ashby

    Action Line

    Performer: Alina Bzhezhinska. Performer: Tony Kofi.

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