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Fenella Humphreys, Nicola Eimer, Peter Whelan, Jayson Gillham

Sean Rafferty presents live music from violinist Fenella Humphreys with pianist Nicola Eimer, and pianist Jayson Gillham. Plus director and bassoonist Peter Whelan chats to Sean.

Violinist Fenella Humphreys and pianist Nicola Eimer play live in the studio ahead of their recital at Eaton Square Concerts this Thursday, where they will perform works from their latest disc ‘So Many Stars’. Bassoonist and conductor Peter Whelan drops by to discuss his latest project with the Irish Baroque Orchestra. There's also live music from Australian pianist Jayson Gillham who is celebrating 'The Joy of Piano' as part of the Barbican's Sound Unbound Festival in May.

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Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah: Part 1, Symphony

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Handel - Messiah, The Sixteen/Christophers.
    • Coro.
    • 1.
  • George Gershwin

    Prelude No 2 (3 Preludes)

    Performer: Fenella Humphreys. Performer: Nicola Eimer.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Dance of the Gaditanae (Spartacus Suite No 1)

    Performer: Sergei Girshenko. Performer: Vladimir Ferapontov. Performer: Boris Shlepakov. Conductor: Alexander Lazarev. Orchestra: Bol'shoi Simfonicheskiy Orkestr.
    • Khachaturian: Spartacus/Gayaneh/Masquerade: Bolshoi Symphony Orch/Lazarev.
    • Apex.
  • Matthew Dubourg

    Eileen Aroon, with variations set by Mr Dubourg

    Performer: Phillippe Grisvard. Orchestra: Irish Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Whelan.
    • Linn.
  • Matthew Dubourg

    Hibernia's sons, your voices raise (from Ode for Dublin Castle, 1753)

    Orchestra: Irish Baroque Orchestra. Choir: Irish Baroque Chorus. Conductor: Peter Whelan.
    • Linn.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Brahms - The Symphonies.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Mazurka and Rondino (5 pieces for violin and piano, Op 81)

    Performer: Fenella Humphreys. Performer: Nicola Eimer.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    Sonatina for violin and piano, Op 17 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Fenella Humphreys. Performer: Nicola Eimer.
  • Eric Coates

    London Suite: III. Knightsbridge (March)

    Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • British Light Music Classics 2: New London Orchestra/Corp.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Matthauspassion BWV.244 (Mache dich, mein Herze)

    Singer: Christopher Maltman. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Richard Egarr.
    • Bach: St. Matthew Passion.
    • AAM.
    • 21.
  • Louis Vierne

    Feux follets (Pièces de fantaisie Suite No 2)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Takashi Yoshimatsu

    Bird Circuit (Digital Bird Suite, Op 15)

    Performer: Manuela Wiesler. Performer: Noriko Ogawa.
    • BIS.
  • Edward Elgar

    Softly and gently (The Dream of Gerontius, Op 38)

    Singer: Janet Baker. Choir: Hallé Choir. Choir: Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus. Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • The Very Best of Janet Baker.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 13.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 3 for violin in E major, BWV 1006 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Jayson Gillham.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    8 Mood Pictures, Op 1 No 1: Prologue

    Performer: Jayson Gillham.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    A March-Jig 'Maguire's Kick' (Four Irish Dances: No 1)

    Performer: Jayson Gillham.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Tenebrae Responsories: No.2 Tradiderunt me

    Choir: Tenebrae. Choir: Nigel Short.
  • Georges Bizet

    Petite Suite 'Jeux d'enfants' (Trompette et tambour)

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 13.

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