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Improviso, Marin Alsop, Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performance in the studio by Improviso and the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performance in the studio by Improviso prior to their concerts at the Brighton Early Music Festival and Handel and Hendrix House. We hear too from the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain ahead of their gig at Phoenix Concert Hall in Croydon on Friday. And Marin Alsop talks to us ahead of conducting Walton's Belshazzar's Feast at the Royal Festival Hall later this week.

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Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in A major, Op 46 No 5

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Brahms: Hungarian Dances &Dvorak: Slavonic Dances: Haitink.
    • Philips.
    • 15.
  • Jean‐Marie Leclair

    Deuxième recréation de musique: Chaconne

    Ensemble: Improviso.
  • Max Bruch

    Concerto for Clarinet, Viola and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 88; 3rd movement

    Performer: Ecesu Sertesen. Performer: Kyoungmin Park. Orchestra: Radio‐Symphonieorchester Wien. Conductor: Howard Griffiths.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98, 3rd movement: Allegro giocoso

    Conductor: Marin Alsop. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of Travel - 'Whither must I wander'

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Ensemble: Iain Burnside.
    • Naxos.
  • Träd

    John come kiss me now (Improvised divisions)

    Ensemble: Improviso.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Bourree Fantasque

    Music Arranger: Charles Koechlin. Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Heinz Holliger.
    • Koechlin: Orchestral Works.
    • SWR.
    • 14.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo à la russe

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Channel Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Performer: Markus Stockhausen. Performer: Christoph Poppen. Performer: Michael Faust. Performer: Diethelm Jonas. Orchestra: Detmolder Kammerorchester. Conductor: Christoph Poppen.
    • EMI.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Montagues and Capulets (Dance of the Knights) from Romeo and Juliet

    Ensemble: Members of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.
  • Träd

    Moonlight River in Spring

    Ensemble: Members of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in B flat major, K 269

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Orchestra: Nederlands Kamerorkest. Conductor: Yakov Kreizberg.
    • Pentatone.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    Puppet Quartet from Fête Galante

    Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez. Ensemble: Lontano.
    • Retrospect Opera.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 7 in D major Op.10 No.3, 1st movement Presto

    Performer: Jonathan Biss.
    • ORCHID.
  • Willie Nelson

    On the Road Again

    Ensemble: Members of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto No.2 in D major - 3rd mvt Rondo (Allegro)

    Performer: Maximilian Hornung. Orchestra: Potsdam Chamber Academy. Conductor: Antonello Manacorda.
    • Sony.

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