Brahms At The Citadel

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20161206Kate Molleson presents Brahms chamber music from Aberdeen, with violist and former R3 NGA Lise Berthaud, mezzo soprano Laura Margaret Smith and pianist Xenia Maliarevitch. Brahms early songs sit beside his Viola Sonata in E flat major, one of his very last chamber works.

Bach: Cello Suite no 1 in G major BWV 1007

Brahms: Two Songs, Op. 91

Brahms Viola Sonata in E flat major Op. 120

Lise Berthaud - viola

Xenia Maliarevitch - piano

Laura Margaret Smith - mezzo.

Bach: Cello Suite no 1 in G major BWV 1007

Brahms: Two Songs, Op. 91

Lise Berthaud - viola

Xenia Maliarevitch - piano

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20161207Kate Molleson presents The Quatuor van Kuijk in concert in Aberdeen with pianist Peter Limonov. They perform Haydn's bright Sunrise quartet, followed by Brahms' Piano Quintet in F minor Opus 34, a piece that went through many incarnations before the 31 year old Brahms considered it finished.

Haydn: String Quartet in B flat Op. 76 No.4 'Sunrise'

Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op. 34

Peter Limonov - piano.

Haydn: String Quartet in B flat Op. 76 No.4 'Sunrise'

Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op. 34

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20161208Kate Molleson presents the third Lunchtime Concert this week focussing on Brahms chamber music. Today clarinettist Mark Simpson and pianist Richard Uttley perform Brahms sonata in F minor Op 120, one of a pair of sonatas he wrote for the instrument. Alongside this sit works by Brahms' predecessor Weber, and a recent composition by Mark Simpson, who performs today.

Weber: Gran Duo Concertante

Simpson: Echoes and Embers

Brahms: Sonata in F minor Op 120 No 1

Mark Simpson, clarinet

Richard Uttley, piano.

Weber: Gran Duo Concertante

Simpson: Echoes and Embers

Brahms: Sonata in F minor Op 120 No 1

Mark Simpson, clarinet

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20161209Kate Molleson presents the fourth lunchtime concert this week focussing on the chamber music of Johannes Brahms. Recorded at Aberdeen Citadel, the concert begins with Beethoven's Trio No 11, with the cello part transcribed by Alec Frank-Gemmill for horn. Brahms luscious Scherzo from the FAE sonata is then followed by his trio for horn, violin and piano.

Beethoven: Piano Trio No.11 in E flat, WoO 38

Brahms: Scherzo from FAE Sonata

Brahms: Trio for horn violin and piano Op 40

Alec Frank-Gemmill - horn

Pavel Kolesnikov - piano

Stephanie Gonley - violin.

Beethoven: Piano Trio No.11 in E flat, WoO 38

Brahms: Trio for horn violin & piano Op 40

Alec Frank-Gemmill - horn