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Vikingur Olafsson, Sansara, Christopher Somerville

Katie Derham presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news, with live music from Sansara, and the pianist Víkingur Ólafsson. We hear, too, from the author Christopher Somerville who talks about the private life of Britain's Cathedrals his new book "Ships of Heaven".

2 hours

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive Overture, Op 96

    Orchestra: Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Shostakovich: Symphony no. 5, Piano Concerto no. 2: Dallas Symphony Orchestra, A.
    • Delos.
  • Frank Bridge

    Valse intermezzo

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Bridge: Orchestral Works vol.5: Williams/BBC NOW/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 14.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia in A minor BWV 904

    Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
  • Eugène Gigout

    Toccata in B minor

    Performer: Colin Walsh.
    • Great European Organs No.15: Colin Walsh.
    • Priory.
    • 2.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Oh praise God in his holiness (Psalm 150)

    Performer: David Dunnett. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Hymns and Psalms from Winchester.
    • Herald.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet in F major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Ravel, Debussy & Fauré String Quartets.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in A minor BWV 904

    Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no 54 BWV 54

    Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute (Overture)

    Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Orchestra: Philharmonia Zürich.
    • Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K620: Nicholas Harnoncourt.
    • Teldec.
  • Nino Rota

    The Godfather- Love theme

    Orchestra: Unnamed Orchestra. Conductor: Carlo Savina.
    • Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from The Godfather.
    • MCA.
    • 7.
  • 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.
  • Trad.

    Ned i vester soli glader

    Choir: Sansara.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto Grosso No 11 in E major after Corelli

    Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Geminiani: Concerti Grossi: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 18.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Lux Aeterna

    Choir: Sansara.
  • Träd

    Nar mitt oie, trett av moie

    Choir: Sansara.
  • Oliver Tarney

    An Irish blessing

    Choir: Sansara.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Waltz, Op 12 No 2 (Lyric Pieces)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces: book 1 Op.12 for piano; Norsk [Norwegian Melody)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.


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