Leamington Music Festival 2018

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01Leamington Music Festival Weekend 2018 1of 4 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180515

Czech chamber music from the 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend.

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

The 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend marks the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia which happened two weeks before the Armistice of 11 November. The concerts all feature music by Czech composers from Bedřich Smetana, the father of the national school, to Erwin Schulhoff, who fought in the Great War only to be killed in the second World War in a concentration camp.

Today's programme features three internationally renowned ensembles - the Prazak String Quartet, Ensemble 360 and the Guarneri Piano Trio performing Josek Suk's meditation for string quartet based on an old Czech hymn, Bohislav Martinů's sextet for winds and Smetana's piano trio.

Suk: Meditation on the Old Chorale St Wenceslaus
Prazak String Quartet

Martinů: Sextet in E flat, H.174
Ensemble 360

Smetana: Trio for piano, violin & cello, Op.15
Guarneri Piano Trio

Presented by Tom Redmond.

01Leamington Music Festival Weekend 2018 1of 4 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180515

Czech chamber music from the 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend.

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

The 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend marks the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia which happened two weeks before the Armistice of 11 November. The concerts all feature music by Czech composers from Bedřich Smetana, the father of the national school, to Erwin Schulhoff, who fought in the Great War only to be killed in the second World War in a concentration camp.

Today's programme features three internationally renowned ensembles - the Prazak String Quartet, Ensemble 360 and the Guarneri Piano Trio performing Josek Suk's meditation for string quartet based on an old Czech hymn, Bohislav Martinů's sextet for winds and Smetana's piano trio.

Suk: Meditation on the Old Chorale St Wenceslaus
Prazak String Quartet

Martinů: Sextet in E flat, H.174
Ensemble 360

Smetana: Trio for piano, violin and cello, Op.15
Guarneri Piano Trio

Presented by Tom Redmond.

02Leamington Music Festival Weekend 2018 2 of 4 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180516

Czech chamber music from the 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend.

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

The 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend marks the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia which happened two weeks before the Armistice of 11 November. The concerts all feature music by Czech composers from Bedřich Smetana, the father of the national school, to Erwin Schulhoff, who fought in the Great War only to be killed in the second World War in a concentration camp.

Today's programme features two internationally renowned ensembles - the Prazak String Quartet and Ensemble 360 performing Smetana's first string quartet "From My Life" and a wind quintet by Anton Reicha.

Smetana: Quartet No 1
Prazak String Quartet

Reicha: Wind Quintet in E flat, Op.88 No.2
Ensemble 360

Presented by Tom Redmond.

03Leamington Music Festival Weekend 2018 3 of 4 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180517

Czech chamber music from the 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend.

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

The 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend marks the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia which happened two weeks before the Armistice of 11 November. The concerts all feature music by Czech composers from Bedřich Smetana, the father of the national school, to Erwin Schulhoff, who fought in the Great War only to be killed in the second World War in a concentration camp.

Today's programme features two internationally renowned ensembles - the Guarneri Piano Trio and Ensemble 360 performing Dvořák's B flat Piano Trio alongside Janáček's wind quintet, Mladi.

Schulhoff: Bass Nightingale
Simon Davies (contrabassoon)

Dvořák: Piano Trio in B flat, Op.21
Guarneri Piano Trio

Janáček: Mládí
Ensemble 360

Presented by Tom Redmond.

04Leamington Music Festival Weekend 2018 4 Of 4 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180518

Czech chamber music from the 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend.

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

The 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend marks the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia which happened two weeks before the Armistice of 11 November. The concerts all feature music by Czech composers from Bedřich Smetana, the father of the national school, to Erwin Schulhoff, who fought in the Great War only to be killed in the second World War in a concentration camp.

Today's programme Josek Suk's early piano trio and Dvořák's tour-de-force piano quintet performed two internationally renowned ensembles - the Guarneri Piano Trio and the Prazak String Quartet with pianist Ivan Klansky

Suk: Trio Op.2
Guarneri Piano Trio

Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A, Op.81
Prazak String Quartet / Ivan Klansky (piano).

04Leamington Music Festival Weekend 2018 4 of 4 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180518

Czech chamber music from the 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend.

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

The 2018 Leamington Music Festival Weekend marks the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia which happened two weeks before the Armistice of 11 November. The concerts all feature music by Czech composers from Bedřich Smetana, the father of the national school, to Erwin Schulhoff, who fought in the Great War only to be killed in the second World War in a concentration camp.

Today's programme Josek Suk's early piano trio and Dvořák's tour-de-force piano quintet performed two internationally renowned ensembles - the Guarneri Piano Trio and the Prazak String Quartet with pianist Ivan Klansky

Suk: Trio Op.2
Guarneri Piano Trio

Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A, Op.81
Prazak String Quartet / Ivan Klansky (piano).