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Xian Zhang, Andrei Ionita, Fflur Wyn

Katie Derham presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news, with live performance in the studio by cellist Andrei Ionita, and we hear from conductor Xian Zhang. Fflur Wyn joins us, too, ahead of her performance at the London Handel Festival on Thursday.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne (Danse)

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Debussy: Orchestral Works: Dutoit/Chailly/Haitink.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me? (Semele)

    Performer: Fflur Wyn. Performer: Masumi Yamomoto.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 9 (conclusion)

    Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang. Singer: Erin Wall. Singer: Sonia Prina. Singer: Simon O’Neill. Singer: Alexander Vinogradov.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 'Classical' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.
  • William Byrd

    The Great Service: Nunc dimittis

    Performer: Christian Wilson. Ensemble: Odyssean Ensemble. Director: Colm Carey.
    • LINN.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Book 2 for piano (Triana)

    Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • Yuja Wang - Fantasia.
    • DG.
    • 7.
  • Georg Frideric Handel

    Combattuta da due venti (Faramondo)

    Performer: Fflur Wyn. Performer: Masumi Yamomoto.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Intermezzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream)

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchesra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Bis.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    The Wedding Polka

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Eternal Father, Op 135

    Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Director: Richard Marlow.
    • Conifer.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 7 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • CHANNEL.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No 1: Prelude, Sarabande and Gigue

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă.
  • Svante Henryson

    Black Run

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Anthony Esland

    Marimba Movie

    Performer: George Barton. Performer: Siwan Rhys.


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