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United Strings of Europe, Thomas Blunt, Daniel Ciobanu

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performances in the studio from the pianist Daniel Ciobanu and the United Strings of Europe.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music and arts news with live performance in the studio from the pianist Daniel Ciobanu. He's joined by the United Strings of Europe prior to their concert at St Cyprian's Church on Thursday and conductor Thomas Blunt talks about Glyndebourne on Tour's new production of Rigoletto.

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Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Waltz on the Ice (Winter Bonfire, Op 122)

    Orchestra: Russian Season Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vincent Figuri.
    • Prokofiev: Winter Bonfire Op. 122.
    • Salamandre.
    • 19.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flute Concerto in D minor, RV 439, 'La Notte'

    Performer: Sebastian Jacot. Ensemble: United Strings of Europe.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Tristis est anima mea

    Ensemble: United Strings of Europe.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid

    Ensemble: United Strings of Europe.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Rigoletto Paraphrase

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: Orchestra dell'Opera di Parma. Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi.
    • Jonas Kaufmann - The Verdi Album.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid

    Ensemble: United Strings of Europe.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17, 'Little Russian' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphonies nos 1-3: LSO, Valery Gergiev.
    • LSO Live.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Feux d'artifice (Preludes, Book 1)

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • Debussy: Preludes Books I & II: Zoltan Kocsis.
    • Philips.
    • 12.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Hallelujah (from Messiah)

    Choir: Polyphony. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Thom Yorke

    Pyramid Song

    Music Arranger: Geoff Lawson. Ensemble: VOCES8.
    • DECCA.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.4 in D Major, K. 19

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz.
    • Mozart, Youth Symphonies.
    • Aparté.
    • 105.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Daniel Ciobanu.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Fur Alina

    Performer: Daniel Ciobanu.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11

    Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Performer: Timothy Ravalde. Performer: Graham Walker. Director: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • Hear My Words: Choral Classics from St John's: Choir of St John's College, Cambr.
    • Chandos.
    • 13.
  • Hiromi

    Tom and Jerry Show

    Performer: Daniel Ciobanu.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (Overture)

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • G.F. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.

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