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Rowan Pierce and Paul McCreesh, Michael Chance, Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo

Katie Derham is joined by Paul McCreesh of the Gabrieli Consort with soprano Rowan Pierce, and the Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo.

Katie Derham is joined by Paul McCreesh of the Gabrieli Consort with soprano Rowan Pierce, ahead of their performance of Purcell's King Arthur in London. Countertenor Michael Chance also joins Katie in his role as Artistic Director of The Grange Festival, to talk about the Festival's singing competition (a competition won in 2017 by Rowan Pierce). There's also live music from the Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    King Arthur, Z628; Grand Dance - Chaconne

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Players. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
  • Henry Purcell

    If music be the food of love (third setting)

    Performer: Rowan Pierce. Performer: Jan Waterfield.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de Printemps

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

    The Marriage of Figaro (Overture)

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • Mozart Overtures Sir Colin Davis Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I could have danced all night (My Fair Lady)

    Ensemble: Members of the Cast. Singer: Julie Andrews.
    • Columbia.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 90 in C major; 3rd movement Minuetto & Trio

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Warner.
  • Henry Purcell

    She loves, and she confesses too (A song upon a ground)

    Performer: Rowan Pierce. Ensemble: Jan Waterfield.
  • Henry Purcell

    How Blest are shepherds (King Arthur); Fairest Isle (King Arthur)

    Performer: Rowan Pierce. Ensemble: Jan Waterfield.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Suite Pastorale - ii) Danse villageoise

    Orchestra: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • Mirare.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in F sharp major, Op 28 No 8

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Chopin: 26 Preludes Scherzo NR. 2 - Martha Argerich.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia (Cantata No 35, 'Geist und Seele wird verwirret')

    Performer: Ottavio Dantone. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina.
    • Bach Sinfonia Academia Bizantina Ottavio Dantone.
    • Decca.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade in E minor for strings, Op 20

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Arturo Márquez

    Danzón No 2

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • DG.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Cyclopes

    Ensemble: Vickers-Bovey Duo.
  • Leos Janáček

    In the Mists; 1st movement

    Ensemble: Vickers-Bovey Duo.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Of a Rose We Sing

    Performer: Truro Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Christopher Gray.
    • REGENT.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse 'Tarantelle styrienne'

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Lyon Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Ravel: Orchestral Works 3.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    La Rappel des Oiseaux

    Ensemble: Vickers-Bovey Duo.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Dance in the Ballroom (Rusalka)

    Music Arranger: Hans-Joachim Drechsler. Ensemble: 10forBrass.
    • Opera.
    • Genuin.
    • 5.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major, Kk.72

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 3.


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