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Tenebrae, Cody Quattlebaum & Elizabeth Watts, John Wilson & Simon Butteriss

Sean Rafferty presents top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians, including a live performance from the choir Tenebrae.

Live music comes from Award-winning choir Tenebrae, ahead of their concert at St John Smith's Square as part of the Holy Week Festival. Sean Rafferty is also joined by Baritone Cody Quattlebaum, soprano Elizabeth Watts and members of the Academy of Ancient Music, and conductor John Wilson with singer Simon Butteriss join Sean to talk about their new period instrument interpretation of Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury.

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Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Le triomphe de Bacchus orch Gaillard

    Orchestra: Lyon Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Debussy.: Orchestral Works, Vol. 5; Markl.
    • Naxos.
    • 17.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Brockes Passion HWV48; Aria: Mein Vater, mein Vater! - Recitative: Mich druckt der Sunden - Aria: Ist's Moglich (Jesus)

    Performer: Cody Quattlebaum. Performer: Sarah McMahon.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Sarabande et rigaudon, Op 93 (Rigaudon)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • SAINT-SAENS: Volume 1.
    • CALA.
    • 6.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Violin Concerto No 1 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Joanna Kurkowicz. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • Chandos.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Das ist mein Leib (Jesus) - Aria: Lass doch diese herbe Schmerzen (Daughter of Zion)

    Performer: Cody Quattlebaum. Performer: Elizabeth Watts.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Brockes Passion HWV48; Aria - Lasst diese Tat nicht ungerochen (Jesus)

    Performer: Tim Mead. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music. Performer: Richard Egarr.
  • Steve Reich

    Sextet - 5th movement, Crotchet = 192

    Ensemble: LSO Percussion Ensemble.
    • Reich: Sextet, Clapping Music.
    • LSO Live.
    • 7.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Javier Perianes. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Ecce quomodo moritur iustus

    Choir: Tenebrae. Choir: Nigel Short.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major, K.455

    Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • DG.
  • George Butterworth

    English Idyll no. 1

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Made in Britain: Royal Liverpool PO, John Wilson.
    • AVIE.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No.29 BWV29 (Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir); Sinfonia

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • Decca.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Tenebrae Responsories: No.2 Tradiderunt me

    Choir: Tenebrae. Choir: Nigel Short.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    When I, good friends (Trial by Jury)

    Performer: Richard Watson. Orchestra: The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. Conductor: Isidore Godfrey.
    • Naxos.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    We're Called Gondolieri (from The Gondoliers)

    Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Performer: John Wilson.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Castor et Pollux (Overture)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Pygmalion. Conductor: Raphaël Pichon.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Chanson perpetuelle, Op. 37

    Singer: Janet Baker. Ensemble: Melos Ensemble. Conductor: Bernard Keefe.
    • Decca.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Astiterunt reges terrae - Aestimatus sum cum descendentibus (Responsories for Holy Saturday Nocturn 3)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • John Stainer

    God so loved the world (from The Crucifixion)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Choir: Nigel Short.

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