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Peggy Seeger, Christina McMaster, Isabel Leonard, Yulia Chaplina

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. Folksinger doyenne Peggy Seeger joins us in the studio to perform live with pianist Christina McMaster.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. Folksinger doyenne Peggy Seeger joins us in the studio to perform live with pianist Christina McMaster, plus we hear from soprano Isabel Leonard who'll be performing in Poulenc's opera, Dialogues des Carmelites from The Met Live in HD tomorrow. We hear, too, from pianist Yulia Chaplina ahead of her concert in Dartmouth.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Thomas Arne

    Overture No 3 in G major

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Étude-tableaux in E flat minor, Op 39 No 5

    Performer: Yulia Chaplina.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Running Set

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Naxos.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Dialogues des Carmélites (Act 2: excerpt)

    Singer: Isabel Leonard. Singer: David Portillo. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin. Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Dialogues des Carmélites (Act 3: excerpt)

    Choir: Metropolitan Opera Chorus. Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Daises (6 Romances, Op 38)

    Music Arranger: Mikhail Pletnev. Performer: Yulia Chaplina.
  • Matthew Sheeran

    Bluebell Lullaby

    Performer: Yulia Chaplina.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Andante maestoso (The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a)

    Performer: Yulia Chaplina.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantazia No.5 (Z.736) in B flat major for 4 instruments

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • Purcell: Complete Fantasies for Viols.
    • Simax.
    • 5.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    The Little Train of the Caipira (Bachiana Brasiliera No.2)

    Orchestra: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • TELARC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in C minor for violin and oboe, BWV.1060 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Performer: Alexandra Bellamy. Orchestra: Brecon Baroque.
    • Channel Classics.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70

    Performer: Timothy Ridout. Performer: Chiao-Ying Chang.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping Beauty (Panorama)

    Conductor: Mariss Jansons. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • New Year's Concert 2012.
    • Sony.
    • 4.
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger

    Piano Study in Mixed Accents

    Performer: Christina McMaster.
  • Trad.

    Snake baked a hoecacke

    Performer: Peggy Seeger. Performer: Christina McMaster.
  • Trad.

    A squirrel is a pretty thing

    Performer: Peggy Seeger. Performer: Christina McMaster.
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger

    Prelude No 5

    Performer: Christina McMaster.
  • Philip Glass

    Etude No 2

    Performer: Christina McMaster.
  • Paul Mealor

    Upon a bank with roses

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Paul Mealor: A Tender Light: Tenebrae/RPO/Short.
    • Decca.
    • 3.

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