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John Wilson, Gesualdo Six and Ballyclare Male Voice Choir

John Toal talks to John Wilson about his new Korngold album, we catch up with vocal ensemble the Gesualdo Six and the Ballyclare Male Voice Choir perform in studio

John Toal talks to conductor John Wilson about his new album of music by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, performed by the Sinfonia of London. We catch up vocal ensemble the Gesualdo Six as they prepare to perform at this year’s City of Derry International Choir Festival, and members from the Ballyclare Male Voice Choir come into studio to perform for us with their accompanist Sheelagh Greer.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride: Furiant

    Performer: Barry Wordsworth. Performer: Slovenská filharmónia.
  • George Gershwin

    I Got Rhythm

    Performer: John Wilson. Performer: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Thomas Tallis

    If Ye Love Me

    Performer: Owain Park. Performer: Gesualdo Six.
  • César Franck

    Panis Angelicus

    Performer: Ann Atkinson. Performer: The Fron Male Voice Choir.
  • Giuseppe Tartini

    Sogni dell autore: Andante – Allegro assai – Trillo del Diavolo – Andante – Allegro assai – Adagio

    Performer: The Locatelli Trio.
  • Eric Coates

    The Merrymakers

    Performer: John Wilson. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Karl Jenkins

    Miserere Mei, Deus

    Performer: Stephen Layton. Performer: Polyphony. Performer: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Lectio III from Lamentations for Holy Saturday "Sabbato Sancto"

    Performer: Cinquecento.
  • Henry Purcell

    Music for a While

    Performer: Alfred Deller. Performer: William Christie. Performer: Wieland Kuijken.
  • Richard Wagner

    Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walküre)

    Performer: Jacek Kaspszyk. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Performer: Unknown.
  • Eric Coates

    I. Covent Garden from the London Suite

    Performer: John Wilson. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No.1

  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No.24

  • Nicolò Paganini

    Carnival of Venice

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    IV. Rondo: Allegro from Piano Sonata No. 7 in D Major Op. 10 No. 3

    Performer: Jonathan Biss.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Dieser Anstand, so manierlich (from Die Fledermaus)

    Performer: Jonas Kaufmann. Performer: Rachel Willis-Sørensen. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    II. Intermezzo from Piano Quintet No. 2 in Eb minor Op. 26

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin. Performer: Takács Quartet.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Air on a G String

    Performer: Music Club.