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Leon McCawley, Maggini Quartet, Ryan Wigglesworth

Sean Rafferty's introduces live performances by pianist Leon McCawley, and by the Maggini String Quartet. Sean also talks to Ryan Wigglesworth about appearing at the BBC Proms as a conductor, composer and pianist.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Cossack Dance (Mazeppa)

    Conductor: Kurt Masur. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
    • Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig/Masur.
    • Teldec.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sonata in B minor Hob 16:32, 1st movement: Allegro moderato

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de Printemps

    Orchestra: Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mark Stringer.
    • Timpani.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto in E flat major for two pianos, 1st movement (excerpt)

    Performer: Ryan Wigglesworth. Performer: Marc-André Hamelin. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Oliver Knussen

    ...upon one note

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • DG.
  • Henry Purcell

    Strike the viol (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Director: Stefano Montanari.
    • Decca.
  • Robert Schumann

    Abegg Variations, Op.1

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sonata in G major Hob 16:40, 2nd movement (finale): Presto

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
  • John Ireland

    When lights go rolling round the sky

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
    • Elgar - Sea Pictures & Pageant of Empire.
    • DUTTON.
    • 5.
  • Gustav Holst

    Suite de ballet in E flat major, Op 10 (Valse)

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Holst: The Wandering Scholar etc. Northern Sinfonia/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Dario Castello

    Sonata A minor

    Ensemble: Ensemble La Notte.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No 1, Op 7 (Finale: Allegro con fuoco)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Alan Gilbert.
    • DACAPO.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    String Quartet No.3 in E flat major, Op.30, 2nd movement: Scherzo and Trio

    Ensemble: Maggini Quartet.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    String Quartet No.2, Op.15, 2nd movement: Lento

    Ensemble: Maggini Quartet.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Gird on thy sword (Saul)

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Music Arranger: Luis Bacalov. Performer: Luis Bacalov. Performer: Héctor Ulises Passarella. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung.
    • Bacalov: Misa Tango: Domingo, Martinez, Bacalov, Chung.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in G major, Op.18 No.2, 4th movement finale

    Ensemble: Maggini Quartet.


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