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Solem Quartet, Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, Peter Dixon

Sean Rafferty is joined in the studio by the Solem Quartet, Pablo Sáinz-Villegas talks about his new album, plus instrumental session from the cellos of the BBC Philharmonic.

Sean Rafferty is joined in the studio by the Solem Quartet performing live ahead of the online Wimbledon Festival, Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas tells us about his new album 'Soul of Spanish Guitar’, and Peter Dixon, principal cellist of the BBC Phiharmonic, introduces their BBC instrumental session.

2 hours

Last on

Wed 18 Nov 2020 17:00

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide (Overture)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Leonard Bernstein: A Portrait.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op 20

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Teldec.
  • Thomas Arne

    Rise, Glory, rise (Rosamond)

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Bernard Labadie.
    • Three Baroque Tenors: Ian Bostridge, Bernard Labadie.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No 13 Op 130 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Solem Quartet.
  • Thomas Adès

    The Four Quarters (3rd mvt, 'Days')

    Ensemble: Solem Quartet.
  • Florence Price

    Summer Moon

    Music Arranger: William Newell. Ensemble: Solem Quartet.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in B flat major for 3 oboes, violins and continuo

    Performer: Hans-Peter Westermann. Performer: Michael Niesemann. Performer: Piet Dhont. Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Telemann: Wind Concertos: Musica Antiqua Koln, Goebel.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 7.
  • Toumani Diabaté


    Orchestra: Toumani Diabaté's Symmetric Orchestra.
    • Toumani Diabate’s Symmetric Orchestra.
    • World Circuit.
    • 6.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Last Rose of Summer

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
    • An Irish Songbook.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 7.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major, K 427

    Performer: Christian Zacharias.
    • EMI.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Mother Gigogne and the Clowns (The Nutcracker, Act 2)

    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski. Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71, TH 14 (Live).
    • 308.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alma mia, dolce ristoro (Admeto)

    Conductor: Laurence Cummings. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Singer: Núria Rial. Singer: Laurence Zazzo.
    • Handel - Duetti Amorosi.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Creatures of Prometheus, Op 43 (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Beethoven: Complete Symphonies: Norrington.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 9.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Torre Bermeja (Serenata) Op 92/12

    Performer: Pablo Sainz Villegas.
    • Soul of Spanish Guitar.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Capricho Arabe

    Performer: Pablo Sainz Villegas.
    • Soul of Spanish Guitar.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 7.
  • Errollyn Wallen

    Concerto Grosso (1st mvt)

    Performer: Tai Murray. Performer: Isata Kanneh-Mason. Performer: Chi-Chi Nwanoku. Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Anthony Parnther.
    • Spark Catchers.
    • NMC Recordings.
    • 101.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    The Swan, arr. Richard Birchall

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra. Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Franz Schubert

    Fischerweise, D 881

    Ensemble: The Erlkings.
    • Franz Schubert: Lieder.
    • VerdeFish Records.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo à la russe

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Stravinsky: The Firebird: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
    • EMI.
    • 13.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sull' aria...Che soave zefiretto (The Marriage of Figaro)

    Singer: Gundula Janowitz. Singer: Edith Mathis. Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Bohm.
    • SONY.


  • Wed 18 Nov 2020 17:00

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