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Albina Shagimuratova, Tom Kerstens, Rodula Gaitanou, Matthew Kofi Waldren

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performances from soprano Albina Shagimuratova and guitarist Tom Kerstens. plus we speak to director Rodula Gaitanou.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performance from soprano Albina Shagimuratova, who will be appearing in Donizetti's Il Paria at the Barbican this weekend as part of Opera Rara's collaboration with the Britten Sinfonia. We hear, too, from the guitarist Tom Kerstens who'll play in the studio and talk about his new album. The director Rodula Gaitanou and conductor Matthew Kofi Waldren pop by, also, ahead of their production of Un ballo in maschera, which opens at Opera Holland Park on Saturday.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: Sinfonia

    Ensemble: London Early Opera. Conductor: Bridget Cunningham.
    • Handel at Vauxhall, Vol.1.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 101.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Concerto No. 5 in F Major, Op. 103 "Egyptian": III. Molto allegro

    Performer: Alexandre Kantorow. Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Jean‐Jacques Kantorow.
    • Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 3-5.
    • BIS.
    • 303.
  • Joe Cutler

    Guitar Music III

    Performer: Tom Kerstens.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": II. Allegro con grazia

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Petrenko.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique".
    • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • 102.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Forse la soglia attinse (Un ballo in maschera)

    Singer: Joseph Calleja. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • Decca.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Un ballo in maschera, Act II: Ve', se di notte qui colla sposa

    Choir: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 211.
  • Franz Liszt

    Liebeslied S566a after Widmung

    Composer: Robert Schumann. Performer: Martin James Bartlett.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052R: III Allegro

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Orchestra: Bach‐Collegium Stuttgart. Conductor: Helmuth Rilling.
    • Bach: Violin Concertos.
    • haenssler CLASSIC.
    • 203.
  • Howard Skempton

    Six Songs

    Performer: Tom Kerstens.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Canon and gigue in D major

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • TELDEC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115, iii. Andantino

    Performer: Reto Bieri. Ensemble: Meta4.
    • ECM.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 "Jupiter": finale

    Orchestra: NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 40 & 41 (Live).
    • 08.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Il Paria - Parea che mentre l'alo

    Performer: Albina Shagimuratova. Performer: Martin Fitzpatrick.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    String Quintet in E major, Op.11, No.5 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Casals Quartet. Performer: Eckart Runge.
    • Boccherini: La Musica Notturna Delle Strade Di Madrid.
    • 6.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague Waltzes

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak: Legends: Prague Waltzes: Buadapest festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer.
    • Phillips.
    • 16.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Il Paria - Ah che un raggio

    Performer: Albina Sagimuratova. Performer: Martin Fitzpatrick.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gigue from Partita No 3 in E for solo violin (transcr. for piano by Rachmaninov)

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov. Music Arranger: Sergey Rachmaninov.
    • DG.


  • Thu 6 Jun 2019 17:00

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