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echo, Mithras Piano Trio, Robin French

Music and conversation, live from Broadcasting House, with Katie Derham, featuring the choir, echo, the Mithras Piano Trio and playwright Robin French.

Music and conversation, live from Broadcasting House, with Katie Derham. Katie's guests today include the versatile vocal ensemble echo, whose repertoire spans the centuries. There's also live music from the Mithras Piano Trio, ahead of appearances at the Guildhall Chamber Music Festival, and playwright and screenwriter Robin French talks to Katie about his new play Crooked Dances, inspired by the music of Erik Satie.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz (Swan Lake)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker: LSO, Previn.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • William Byrd

    Lullaby, my sweet little baby

    Choir: Echo. Conductor: Sarah Latto.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of Youth Suite No 1 (Sun Dance)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Capriccio.
  • Erik Satie

    Gymnopédie No 1 in D major

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Satie: Avant-Dernieres Pensees.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Erik Satie

    3 Danses de travers (Pieces froides)

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Erik Satie - Avant-dernieres pensees.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 25.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata pian' e forte

    Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Director: Peter Bassano.
    • ASV.
  • Judith Weir

    Ave Regina Caelorum

    Choir: Echo. Conductor: Sarah Latto.
  • Grzegorz Gorczycki

    Agnus Dei

    Choir: Echo. Conductor: Sarah Latto.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin

    Eliza's Aria (Wild Swans)

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Jacques Ammon.
    • Spheres: Daniel Hope.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Erkki Melartin

    Butterfly Waltz (The Sleeping Beauty)

    Orchestra: Camerata Finlandia. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • NAXOS.
    • 012.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • J.S. Bach, Orchestral Suites, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird - finale, arr. for solo piano

    Music Arranger: Guido Agosti.
    • À la russe.
    • BIS.
    • 303.
  • Niño Ricardo

    Zambra Mora

    Performer: Xuefei Yang. Music Arranger: Juan Martín.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 3.
  • Georgi Muschel

    Organ Suite (Toccata)

    Performer: Peter Crompton.
    • Toccatas and Roses, Peter Crompton.
    • Priory.
    • 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Trio No 3 in C minor (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Mithras Piano Trio.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Trio in C major, K548 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Mithras Piano Trio.
  • Peter Warlock

    Cradle Song

    Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
    • Songs by Peter Warlock.
    • Hyperion.
    • 30.


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