Cheltenham Music Festival 2018 [Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert]

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Cassado, Mozart And Saint-saens20180828

Cheltenham Festival 2018: Cassado, Mozart's String Quartet in D and Saint-Saens's Septet.

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

Sarah Walker introduces highlights from 2018 Cheltenham Festival performed by Radio 3's New Generation Artists in the Georgian splendour of the Pittville Pump Room. Today Romanian cellist Andrei Ionita plays Cassado's virtuoso Suite for Solo Cello, the American quartet The Calidores present a late quartet written by Mozart with a rich cellist very much in mind, and they are joined by Norwegian violist Eivind Ringstad, German trumpeter Simon Hofele for a performance of a rarity, Saint-Saens Septet with Frank Dupree taking the piano part and bassist Daniel Storer.

Cassadó: Suite for Solo Cello
Andre Ionita, cello

Mozart: String Quartet No 21 in D major K. 575
Calidore Quartet

Saint-Saens: Septet for trumpet, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass & piano
Calidore Quartet, Simon Hofele, trumpet; Daniel Storer, double bass; Frank Dupree, piano

Cassado, Mozart and Saint-Saens20180828

Cheltenham Festival 2018: Cassado, Mozart's String Quartet in D and Saint-Saens's Septet.

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

Sarah Walker introduces highlights from 2018 Cheltenham Festival performed by Radio 3's New Generation Artists in the Georgian splendour of the Pittville Pump Room. Today Romanian cellist Andrei Ionita plays Cassado's virtuoso Suite for Solo Cello, the American quartet The Calidores present a late quartet written by Mozart with a rich cellist very much in mind, and they are joined by Norwegian violist Eivind Ringstad, German trumpeter Simon Hofele for a performance of a rarity, Saint-Saens Septet with Frank Dupree taking the piano part and bassist Daniel Storer.

Cassadó: Suite for Solo Cello
Andre Ionita, cello

Mozart: String Quartet No 21 in D major K. 575
Calidore Quartet

Saint-Saens: Septet for trumpet, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass & piano
Calidore Quartet, Simon Hofele, trumpet; Daniel Storer, double bass; Frank Dupree, piano

Chopin, Antheil, Haydn, Strauss20180830

Cheltenham Festival: Chopin Ballade No 1, Antheil, Haydn and Strauss's Capriccio Sextet

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

Sarah Walker introduces performances given by Radio 3's New Generation Artists in the historic setting of the Pittville Pump Room at 2018 Cheltenham Festival. Pianist Mariam Batsashvili plays Chopin's moving first Ballade, a work that was immediately recognised by Schumann as being one that revealed his true genius. The immensely appealing, kaleidoscopic brilliance of the American composer George Antheil is showcased by the trumpeter Simon Hofele, and the Calidore Quartet perform one of Haydn's less frequently performed quartets before being joined by Eivind Ringstad and Andrei Ionita for the shimmering Sextet from the opera Capriccio by Richard Strauss.

Chopin: Ballade no 1 in G minor Op 23
Mariam Batsashvili, piano

George Antheil: Sonata for trumpet & piano
Simon Hofele, trumpet; Frank Dupree, piano

Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op 54 No 1
Calidore Quartet

Strauss: Sextet from Capriccio
Calidore Quartet; Eivind Ringstad, viola; Andrei Ionita, cello

Janacek, Charlier and Liszt20180829

Janacek, Charlier and Liszt\u2019s Piano Sonata in B minor from the 2018 Cheltenham Festival.

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

Sarah Walker introduces further highlights from a series of recitals given by Radio 3's New Generation Artists at 2018 Cheltenham Festival. The Calidore Quartet perform Janacek's tragic narrative quartet based on a novella by Tolstoy, trumpeter Simon Hofele plays a twentieth century classic for his instrument and the Georgian pianist Mariam Batsashvili thrills the audience in the Pittville Pump Room with Liszt's towering masterpiece.

Janacek: String quartet no. 1 “Kreutzersonate”
Calidore Quartet

Charlier: Deuxieme Solo de Concours
Simon Hofele, trumpet; Frank Dupree, piano

Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor S. 178
Mariam Batsashvili, piano

Janacek, Charlier And Liszt20180829

Janacek, Charlier and Liszt\u2019s Piano Sonata in B minor from the 2018 Cheltenham Festival.

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

Sarah Walker introduces further highlights from a series of recitals given by Radio 3's New Generation Artists at 2018 Cheltenham Festival. The Calidore Quartet perform Janacek's tragic narrative quartet based on a novella by Tolstoy, trumpeter Simon Hofele plays a twentieth century classic for his instrument and the Georgian pianist Mariam Batsashvili thrills the audience in the Pittville Pump Room with Liszt's towering masterpiece.

Janacek: String quartet no. 1 “Kreutzersonate”
Calidore Quartet

Charlier: Deuxieme Solo de Concours
Simon Hofele, trumpet; Frank Dupree, piano

Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor S. 178
Mariam Batsashvili, piano

Liszt and Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence20180831

Liszt's Fantasy Themes from Mozart's operas and Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence.

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

Sarah Walker introduces highlights from a series of recitals given by Radio 3's New Generation Artists in the elegant surroundings of the Pittville Pump Room at 2018 Cheltenham Festival. Pianist Mariam Batsashvili performs Liszt's virtuosic homage to Mozart's operas "Don Giovanni" and "The Marriage of Figaro" and the Calidore Quartet are joined for the last time by Eivind Ringstad and Andrei Ionita for a work which draws on Tchaikovsky's Russian roots and the fruits of a prolonged stay in Florence.

Liszt: Fantasy on Themes from Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" and "Don Giovanni" S 697
Mariam Batsashvili, piano

Tchaikovsky: Souvenirs de Florence
Calidore Quartet, Eivind Ringstad, viola, Andrei Ionita, cello

Producer: Johannah Smith