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The King's Singers, the Atéa Quintet, Toby Young

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performance by the King's Singers. The Atéa Quintet pay us a visit and we also speak to composer Toby Young.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performance in the studio by the King's Singers ahead of their appearance at JAM on the Marsh Festival. We hear from the Atéa Quintet prior to their concert at the Lichfield Festival this weekend. We speak to the Armonico consort's composer-in-residence, Toby Young, about his take on Beowulf.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Paul Drayton

    Masterpiece (excerpt)

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

    L' Amant anonyme (Overture)

    Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Director: Jeanne Lamon.
    • TMK.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets, Op. 32, H. 125: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Holst: The Planets, Op. 32 - Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36.
    • BIS.
    • 203.
  • Toby Young

    Beowulf (excerpt)

    Ensemble: Armonico Consort. Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: Anne Denholm.
  • Toby Young

    The Art of Dancing (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: English String Orchestra. Conductor: Kenneth Woods.
  • François Couperin

    Passacaille (Pièces de violes No 1)

    Performer: Paolo Pandolfo. Performer: Thomas Boysen. Performer: Markus Hünninger.
    • Couperin: Pieces de violes: Paolo Pandolfo.
    • Glossa.
    • 7.
  • Steve Martland

    Poor Roger

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • Juan Vásquez

    Lágrimas de mi consuelo

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • Michel Legrand

    One Day

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite: III. Alla Marcia

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse 'Tarantelle styrienne'

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Ravel: Orchestral Works 3.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O quam gloriosum

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: James OʼDonnell.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Beethove/Britten: Violin Concertos: Janine Jansen/Paavo Jarvi.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Eugène Bozza

    Andantino; Allegro (Trois Pièces Pour Une Musique de Nuit)

    Performer: Atéa Quintet.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Sconsolato rusignolo (Filli, tu sai s'io t'amo) - cantata for soprano, 2 fl & bc

    Ensemble: La Ritirata. Director: Josetxu Obregón. Singer: Alicia Amo.
    • GLOSSA.
  • Josef Suk

    Serenade in E flat major, Op 6 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie. Conductor: Wolfgang Hentrich.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Wind Quintet (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Atéa Quintet.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5: Sarabande

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DG.

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