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Take Five: Mark Simpson

The clarinettist Mark Simpson joins Sean Rafferty in the studio, and Sean also talks to opera director Adele Thomas about an exciting new art-deco staging of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte at Nevill Holt Opera. There's also live music from The Bloomsbury Quartet.

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Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.1, K16

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Clarinet Sonata No.1 in F minor - 2nd mvt: Andante

    Performer: Mark Simpson. Performer: Richard Uttley.
  • Percy Grainger

    Molly on the Shore

    Ensemble: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
    • Grainger: Works for Wind Orchestra Vol.4: Royal Northern College of Music Wind O.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    In uomini, in soldati (Così fan tutte)

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Singer: Magdalena Kožená.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Alla bella Despinetta - Sextet (Cosi fan tutte - Act 1 No.13)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Overture)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Cradle Song

    Performer: Mark Simpson. Performer: Richard Uttley.
  • Richard Wagner

    The Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walküre)

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Wagner - Dudamel.
    • DG.
    • 1.
  • Frederick Loewe

    The Embassy Waltz (My Fair Lady)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri.
    • Decca.
  • William Byrd

    Alleluia, Senez puerum portabat

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Kings College.
  • Richard Strauss

    Wiegenlied (Op.46 No.1)

    Singer: Lise Davidsen. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Decca.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35; III. Finale: Allegro vivacissimo

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša.
    • DG.
  • Erwin Schulhoff

    5 Pieces for String Quartet, No.2: alla serenata

    Ensemble: Bloomsbury Quartet.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    String Quartet No.1 - 4th mvt: Presto

    Ensemble: Bloomsbury Quartet.
  • George Frideric Handel

    O Lord, whose mercies numberless (Saul)

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Arias For Guadagni: By Handel, Hasse, Gluck, Arne and Smith.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet no.11 in F minor Op.95 "Serioso" - 1st mvt: Allegro con bio

    Ensemble: Bloomsbury Quartet.
  • Hector Berlioz

    La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24, H. 111, Pt. I, Scène III: Marche hongroise (Hunga

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Berlioz: La damnation de Faust.
    • Lso Live.
    • 3.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Five Bagatelles, No.5: Fughetta

    Performer: Mark Simpson. Performer: Richard Uttley.


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