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Carolyn Dobbin, Milos Karadaglic, Edwin Gray, Celebrating Jessye Norman

Carolyn Dobbin talks about the busy schedule of a superstar soprano. Milos Karadaglic opens up about his return to performing. Jessye Norman is John's Classical Connection.

Carolyn Dobbin talks about balancing her recent operatic engagements with her NI Song project; promoting lesser-known Northern Irish Composers. Milos Karadaglic opens up about the long road to recovery after a potential career-threatening injury and looks forward to the future. Edwin Gray from NI Young Musician of the Year builds the excitement for this year's competition. John celebrates the life and work of the late dramatic soprano Jessye Norman in his classical connection.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Andrea Falconieri


    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Soloists from the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
  • Irving Berlin

    Let's Face The Music And Dance

    Performer: Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra.
  • Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel (arr. )

    The Sound of Silence

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić. Performer: 12 Ensemble.
  • Joseph Haydn

    1st Movement Allegro from Piano Sonata in C major, Hob XVI:50

    Performer: Rowel Friers.
  • Charles Wood

    At Sea

    Performer: Carolyn Dobbin. Performer: Iain Burnside.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sull'aria from The Marriage of Figaro

    Performer: Jessye Norman. Performer: Mirella Freni. Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: BBC Symphony Chorus.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance

    Performer: JoAnn Falletta. Performer: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Manning Sherwin & Eric Machwitz

    A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston. Performer: Alisdair Hogarth.
  • Neil Martin & Seamus McGuire

    Ely's Shuffle / The Vagabond

    Performer: West Ocean String Quartet.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi

    Performer: Lesley Garrett.
  • Ronald Binge

    Sailing By

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Carl Davis.
  • Trad. (arr. Benjamin Britten)

    The Last Rose of Summer

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston. Performer: Alisdair Hogarth.
  • Träd

    You Can Tell the World

    Performer: Jessye Norman.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ihr Habt Nun Traurigkeit from A German Requiem

    Performer: Jessye Norman.
  • Richard Strauss

    September from Four Last Songs

    Performer: Jessye Norman. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Richard Armstrong.
  • Edward Elgar

    Movement IV from Cello Concerto

    Performer: Johannes Moser. Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Finale from Symphony No.3 - 'Organ'

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Performer: Daniele Rustioni.
  • Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed

    Singing in the Rain

    Performer: André Rieu.