Cheltenham Festival 2017 [Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert]

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01Beethoven and Bliss2017082920190212 (R3)

Fiona Talkington introduces works by Beethoven and Bliss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

01Beethoven and Bliss20170829

Fiona Talkington introduces works by Beethoven and Bliss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

01Cheltenham Festival (Week 1) 1/420170725

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from this year's Cheltenham Music Festival - performed by members of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.

Annelien Van Wauwe and Simon Lepper give the UK premiere of German composer Manfred Trojahn's Sonata V, preceded by the late clarinet sonata by the French Romantic Camille Saint-Saëns. They're followed by French quartet the Van Kuijk Quartet, who perform one of the pinnacles of the chamber music repertoire: Beethoven's final string quartet, Op 135.

Saint-Saëns: Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 167
Manfred Trojahn: Sonata V for clarinet and piano
Annalien Van Wauwe, clarinet
Simon Lepper, piano

Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 135
Van Kuijk Quartet.

Works for clarinet by Saint-Saens and Trojahn, plus Beethoven's String Quartet Op 135.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

02Cheltenham Festival (Week 1) 2/420170726

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from this year's Cheltenham Music Festival - performed by members of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.

Today, soprano Fatma Said and pianist Simon Lepper are joined by clarinettist Annelien Van Wauwe for a performances of Schubert's dramatic song "The Shepherd On The Rock", as well as French Romantic songs by Fauré and Debussy. The concert ends with Norwegian violist Eivind Holstmark Ringstad joining the Van Kuijk Quartet for Mozart's String Quintet in G minor, K516.

Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965
Fauré: Chanson d'amour
Debussy: Le Son du cor s'afflige
Debussy: Pierrot
Fatma Said, soprano
Annelien Van Wauwe, clarinet
Simon Lepper, piano

Mozart: String Quintet No 3 in G minor, K516
Van Kuijk Quartet, Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad (viola).

Fiona Talkington introduces works by Schubert, Debussy and Faure.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

02Rachmaninov and Schubert20170830

Fiona Talkington introduces more highlights from the 2017 Cheltenham Music Festival. In today's programme, the Gould Trio tackle Rachmaninov's epic Trio élégiaque No 2 - written in memory of Tchaikovsky - and members of the Nash Ensemble perform Schubert's String Trio D471.

Schubert: String Trio in B flat, D471
Nash Ensemble

Rachmaninov: Trio élégiaque No 2 in D minor, Op. 9
Gould Trio.

Fiona Talkington introduces works by Rachmaninov and Schubert.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

02Rachmaninov and Schubert2017083020190213 (R3)

Fiona Talkington introduces more highlights from the 2017 Cheltenham Music Festival. In today's programme, the Gould Trio tackle Rachmaninov's epic Trio élégiaque No 2 - written in memory of Tchaikovsky - and members of the Nash Ensemble perform Schubert's String Trio D471.

Schubert: String Trio in B flat, D471
Nash Ensemble

Rachmaninov: Trio élégiaque No 2 in D minor, Op. 9
Gould Trio.

Fiona Talkington introduces works by Rachmaninov and Schubert.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

03Berwald and Beethoven20170831

Fiona Talkington introduces more highlights from the 2017 Cheltenham Music Festival. Today, the Nash Ensemble perform a rarity by the Swedish composer Franz Berwald, and the Gould Trio play Beethoven's very first published work.

Berwald: Grand Septet in B flat
Nash Ensemble

Beethoven: Piano Trio in E flat, Op 1 No 1
Gould Trio.

Fiona Talkington introduces a rarity by Berwald and Beethoven's first published work.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

03Berwald and Beethoven2017083120190214 (R3)

Fiona Talkington introduces more highlights from the 2017 Cheltenham Music Festival. Today, the Nash Ensemble perform a rarity by the Swedish composer Franz Berwald, and the Gould Trio play Beethoven's very first published work.

Berwald: Grand Septet in B flat
Nash Ensemble

Beethoven: Piano Trio in E flat, Op 1 No 1
Gould Trio.

Fiona Talkington introduces a rarity by Berwald and Beethoven's first published work.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

03Cheltenham Festival (Week 1) 3/420170727

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from this year's Cheltenham Music Festival - performed by members of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.

Today, more songs for soprano and piano - with guest appearances from the clarinet - by Brahms and Spohr, performed by Fatma Said and Simon Lepper. Norwegian violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad then takes the stage for a series of fireworks for solo viola by Vieuxtemps, Paganini and Ysaÿe, before joining the Van Kuijk Quartet for a performance of Brahms's late Second String Quintet.

Brahms: Wie Melodien zieht es mir, Op 105 No 1; Trennung, Op 97 No 6
Spohr: Zwiegesang, Op 103 No 2; Wiegenlied in drei Tönen, Op 103 No 4
Fatma Said, soprano
Annelien Van Wauwen, clarinet
Simon Lepper, piano

Vieuxtemps: Capriccio in C minor 'Hommage à Paganini'
Paganini: Caprice, Op 1 No 14
Ysaÿe: Sonata No 3
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, viola

Brahms: String Quintet No 2, Op 111
Van Kuijk Quartet
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, viola.

Songs by Brahms and Spohr, solo viola fireworks and Brahms's Second String Quintet.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

04Beethoven and Franck2017090120190215 (R3)

A final collection of highlights from the Cheltenham Music Festival 2017.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

04Beethoven and Franck20170901

A final collection of highlights from the Cheltenham Music Festival 2017.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

04Cheltenham Festival (Week 1) 4/420170728

Fiona Talkington celebrates ten years of BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists at the Cheltenham Music Festival - with a selection of highlights from the archives.

Schubert: Der Einsame; Die Forelle; Ständchen
Robin Tritschler, tenor
Louis Schwizgebel, piano

JS Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV903
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E Flat, Op 44
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
Armida Quartet

Gershwin: Embraceable You, arr for piano
Francesco Piemontesi, piano.

Celebrating ten years of BBC New Generation Artists at the Cheltenham Music Festival.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series