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Take Five: Soraya Mafi

Sean Rafferty is joined by soprano, Soraya Mafi, and the viola da gamba player Ibrahim Aziz. Rashmi Becker also joins Sean to talk about her Step Change Studio's production 'Fairy Tales', at Sadler's Wells.

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Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Three Bavarian Dances: No 3

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • EMI.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Tournoiement (Melodies peranes)

    Performer: Soraya Mafi. Performer: Ian Tindale.
  • George Gershwin

    Someone to Watch Over Me

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • Manhattan: Music from the Woody Allen Film.
    • CBS.
    • 003.
  • Benny Goodman

    Sing, Sing, Sing (opening)

    Ensemble: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra.
    • BMG Music.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Lassie, wad ye loe me?

    Choir: Elysian Singers. Conductor: Sam Laughton.
    • MacMillan: One Equal Music.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 8.
  • Henry Purcell

    King Arthur (Overture)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock.
    • Purcell: Instrumental Musik: Freiburger Barockorchester.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 14.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Il re pastore: "Aer tranquillo e di sereni"

    Performer: Soraya Mafi. Performer: Ian Tindale.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    String Quartet No 2 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique No 4 in D minor, Op 102 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin

    24 Preludes in Jazz Style Op.53: No.17

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)

    Conductor: Petri Sakari. Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sibelius: Finlandia/Karelia Suite... : Iceland Symphony Orchestra/Sakari.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Trad. Irish

    My Lagan Love

    Performer: Soraya Mafi. Performer: Ian Tindale.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Flute Sonata

    Performer: Katherine Bryan. Orchestrator: Lennox Berkeley. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • LINN.
  • Tobias Hume

    Harke, Harke; Loves Farwell

    Performer: Aziz Ibrahim.
  • Rebecca Rowe


    Performer: Aziz Ibrahim.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La forza del destino: Overture

    Orchestra: Filarmonica della Scala. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Adagio in D major

    Performer: Aziz Ibrahim.
  • Alonso Lobo

    Jerusalem, Jerusalem, convertere (Lamentations)

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Martin Baker.
    • Lobo: Lamentations / Missa Maria Magdalene.
    • Hyperion.
    • 17.


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