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Jean-Guihen Queyras, Ilan Volkov, Nicky Spence, Julius Drake

Katie Derham presents a lively mix of music and arts news with guests including the cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, conductor Ilan Volkov, plus Nicky Spence and Julius Drake join us.

Katie Derham presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news with live music from the cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras ahead of a project at Sadler's Wells with the contemporary dance luminary Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker featuring Bach's solo cello suites. We speak to conductor Ilan Volkov, too, ahead of his concert with the CBSO on Thursday. And the tenor Nicky Spence performs with pianist Julius Drake live in the studio prior to their concert at Middle Temple Hall.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Petite suite (Ballet)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • Mercury Living Presence.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV 1007; Prelude & Allemande

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Young Apollo, Op 16

    Performer: Steven Osborne. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • Britten: Piano Concerto/Diversions/Young Apollo: Osborne/BBC SSO/Volkov.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 9 (2nd mvt - excerpt)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Bernard Haitink: Portrait (Live).
    • BR-Klassik.
    • 2.
  • György Kurtág

    Az Hit & Arnyak

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008; Prelude & Gigue

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66

    Performer: Gabriela Montero.
    • EMI.
  • William Kroll

    Banjo and Fiddle

    Performer: Sarah Chang. Performer: Charles Abramovic.
    • Simply Sarah: Sarah Chang.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • 100 Best Relaxing Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 17.
  • William Walton

    Coronation Te Deum

    Performer: Matthew Martin. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Choir: Gabrieli Roar. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Leos Janáček

    Diary of One who Disappeared: I, II, III

    Performer: Nicky Spence. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Leos Janáček

    Diary of One who Disappeared: I, II, III

    Performer: Nicky Spence. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus (Overture)

    Orchestra: Bavarian State Orchestra. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • DG.
  • Josef Rheinberger


    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Scherzo-valse (Suite pastorale)

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • Bizet/Chabrier: Les Siecles/Francois-Xavier Roth.
    • Mirare.
    • 8.


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