In Tune - Sean Rafferty

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Presented by Sean Rafferty. American pianist Jonathan Biss performs in the studio ahead of his concert in Manchester with the Manchester Camerata and Sean talks to chief conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Donald Runnicles, at the start of the orchestra's new season. Jonathan Cope, former Royal Ballet principal, talks to Sean about Kenneth MacMillan's ballet Mayerling which begins soon at the Royal Opera House in London. Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00 E-mail: [email protected] 17.02 TCHAIKOVSKY The Sleeping Beauty: Waltz RLPO Vasily Petrenko (conductor) Avie AV2139 Track 13 4'30 17.07 LIVE MUSIC SCHUBERT Piano Sonata in A, D959 (2nd movement: Andantino) Jonathan Biss (piano) 7'23 17.20 LIVE MUSIC KURTAG Birthday Elegy for Judit; Les Adieux (in Janaceks Manier); Hommage a Schubert Jonathan Biss (piano) 4'45 17.33 MOZART Piano Concerto in E flat, K482 (3rd movement: Rondo) Jonathan Biss (piano/director) Orpheus Chamber Orchestra EMI 2172702 Track 6 11'40 17.45 BRITTEN The Prince of the Pagodas (extract) BBC Symphony Orchestra Leonard Slatkin (conductor) CHAN 10111 Track 14 3'17 17.55 LISZT arr. John Lanchbery Mayerling – final pas de Deux (extract) Royal Opera House Orchestra Barry Wordsworth (conductor) Opus Arte OAR310D (DVD) 2'58 18.02 HANDEL Let the bright seraphim (Samson) Lynne Dawson (soprano) Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet) The Sixteen Harry Christophers (conductor) CORO COR16073 CD 2 Track 17 6'17 18.09 CYRIL SCOTT / FRITZ KREISLER Lotus Land Leonidas Kavakos (violin) Peter Nagy (piano) BIS-CD-1196 Track 3 4'47 18.15 BEETHOVEN Symphony No 1 in C (3rd movement: Menuetto) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Donald Runnicles (conductor) BBC Recording (from the 2008 Proms, 03/08/08) 3'19 18.25 R. STRAUSS September (Four Last Songs) Christine Brewer (soprano) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Donald Runnicles (conductor) Telarc CD-80661 Track 4 4'33 18.36 MOZART Requiem (Agnus Dei - Communion) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Donald Runnicles (conductor) Telarc CD80636 Tracks 14-16 8'05 18.46 SCHUBERT Auf dem Wasser zu singen D. 774 An Silvia D. 891 Ian Bostridge (tenor) Julius Drake (piano) EMI 5563472 Tracks 14-15 6’02 18.53 VIVALDI Concerto in C for two trumpets, RV537 Crispian Steele-Perkins & John Thiessen (natural trumpets) Tafelumusik Jeanne Lamon (director) Sony SK 53 365 Tracks 9-11 7'05