In Tune - 01/04/2009 Jonathan Biss and John Storgards

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Sean Rafferty present a selection of music and guests from the arts world. American pianist Jonathan Biss, a former Radio 3 New Generation Artist, performs in the studio ahead of a solo recital at London's Wigmore Hall. Conductor and violinist John Storgards and clarinettist Kari Kriikku - two Finnish musicians with a close artistic bond - perform an improvisation and discuss their concert with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in which Kari gives the London premiere of Jukka Tienssuu's Clarinet Concerto No 2. 17.03 DVORAK Mazurek, Op.49 Vaclav Hudecek (violin) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Jiri Belohlavek (conductor) SPRPHN SU 3330-2 031 T.3 5’48 17.09 ORA BAD CHAIM arr. RIKU NIEMI May your sons be blessed Kari Kriikku (clarinet) Tapiola Sinfonietta Jan Soderblom (conductor/violin) ONDINE ODE 11040 2 T.3 3’29 17.13 LIVE MOZART Sonata in C minor, K.457 (first mvt.) Jonathan Biss (piano) 5’42 17.25 LIVE CHOPIN Nocturne in D flat major, op.27 no.2 Jonathan Biss (piano) 6’02 17.38 LIVE SCHOENBERG Six Little Piano Pieces, op.19 Jonathan Biss (piano) 5’34 17.44 TELEMANN Concerto in D for three Trumpets Haken Hardenberger, Michael Laird, William Houghton (trumpets) Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields Iona Brown (conductor) PHILIPS 420 954 2 T.1 10’13 17.55 TCHAIKOVSKY The Seasons; April Viktoria Postnikova (piano) ERATO 2292-45512-2 T.4 2’30 18.03 VIVALDI Veni, veni me sequere fida (Juditha Triumphans) Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano) Academia Montis Regalis Alessandro De Marchi (director) OPUS 30314/A-C CD.2 T.8 7’17 18.11 HELMUT EISEL arr. YRJO HJELT Babsi’s Decision Kari Kriikku (clarinet) Tapiola Sinfonietta Jan Soderblom (conductor/violin) ONDINE ODE 11040 2 T.2 2’56 18.21 LIVE Improvisation Kari Kriikku (clarinet) John Storgards (conductor) 4’33 18.31 MOZART Clarinet Concerto in A major, K.622 (final mvt.) Kari Kriikku (bass clarinet) Tapiola Sinfonietta John Storgards (conductor) ONDINE ODE 1056 2 T.12 8’12 18.41 HANDEL Nisi Dominus Diana Montague (contralto) John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Simon Birchall (bass) Choir and Orchestra of Westminster Abbey Simon Preston (conductor) ARCHIV 423 594 2 TR.10-15 12’12 18.54 CARLOS GUSTAVINO Las Ninas de Santa Fe Martha Argerich and Mauricio Vallina (pianos) EMI 58472 2 CD.3 T.15 5’13