Machynlleth And Gower Festivals 2016

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160906

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160906

This week's concerts are from festivals held in the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Every August since 1986, the Tabernacle in Machynlleth has been home to an international music festival. Today the Navarra Quartet perform the second of Haydn's Opus 9 quartets. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016, Gower Festival takes place a month earlier, in churches spread across an area that boasts one of Wales' most spectacular landscapes. Recorded at All Saints in Oystermouth, the Schubert Ensemble perform Schubert's Trout Quintet.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Haydn: String Quartet in E flat, Op 9 No 2

Navarra Quartet:

Magnus Johnston violin

Marije Ploemacher violin

Simone van der Giessen viola

Brian O'Kane cello

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D 887 (Trout)

Schubert Ensemble:

William Howard, piano

Simon Blendis, violin

Douglas Paterson, viola

Jane Salmon, cello

Peter Buckoke, double bass.

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090620170328 (R3)

This week's concerts are from festivals held in the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Every August since 1986, the Tabernacle in Machynlleth has been home to an international music festival. Today the Navarra Quartet perform the second of Haydn's Opus 9 quartets. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016, Gower Festival takes place a month earlier, in churches spread across an area that boasts one of Wales' most spectacular landscapes. Recorded at All Saints in Oystermouth, the Schubert Ensemble perform Schubert's Trout Quintet.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Haydn: String Quartet in E flat, Op 9 No 2

Navarra Quartet:

Magnus Johnston violin

Marije Ploemacher violin

Simone van der Giessen viola

Brian O'Kane cello

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D 887 (Trout)

Schubert Ensemble:

William Howard, piano

Simon Blendis, violin

Douglas Paterson, viola

Jane Salmon, cello

Peter Buckoke, double bass.

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090620170328 (R3)

This week's concerts are from festivals held in the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Every August since 1986, the Tabernacle in Machynlleth has been home to an international music festival. Today the Navarra Quartet perform the second of Haydn's Opus 9 quartets. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016, Gower Festival takes place a month earlier, in churches spread across an area that boasts one of Wales' most spectacular landscapes. Recorded at All Saints in Oystermouth, the Schubert Ensemble perform Schubert's Trout Quintet.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Haydn: String Quartet in E flat, Op 9 No 2

Navarra Quartet:

Magnus Johnston violin

Marije Ploemacher violin

Simone van der Giessen viola

Brian O'Kane cello

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D 887 (Trout)

Schubert Ensemble:

William Howard, piano

Simon Blendis, violin

Douglas Paterson, viola

Jane Salmon, cello

Peter Buckoke, double bass.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160907

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160907

This week's concerts are from festivals held in the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today, mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany explores French song repertoire with pianist Sholto Kynoch and the Schubert Ensemble play a new piece inspired by the landscape from Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Fauré's emotionally charged First Piano Quartet.

Introduced by Christopher Cook.

A selection of French songs

Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Cheryl Frances-Hoad: "The Whole Earth Dances"

Schubert Ensemble:

Simon Blendis, violin

Douglas Paterson, viola

Jane Salmon, cello

Peter Buckoke, double bass

Fauré: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 15 No 1

William Howard, piano

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090720170329 (R3)

This week's concerts are from festivals held in the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today, mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany explores French song repertoire with pianist Sholto Kynoch and the Schubert Ensemble play a new piece inspired by the landscape from Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Fauré's emotionally charged First Piano Quartet.

Introduced by Christopher Cook.

A selection of French songs

Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Cheryl Frances-Hoad: "The Whole Earth Dances"

Schubert Ensemble:

Simon Blendis, violin

Douglas Paterson, viola

Jane Salmon, cello

Peter Buckoke, double bass

Fauré: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 15 No 1

William Howard, piano

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090720170329 (R3)

This week's concerts are from festivals held in the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today, mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany explores French song repertoire with pianist Sholto Kynoch and the Schubert Ensemble play a new piece inspired by the landscape from Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Fauré's emotionally charged First Piano Quartet.

Introduced by Christopher Cook.

A selection of French songs

Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Cheryl Frances-Hoad: "The Whole Earth Dances"

Schubert Ensemble:

Simon Blendis, violin

Douglas Paterson, viola

Jane Salmon, cello

Peter Buckoke, double bass

Fauré: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 15 No 1

William Howard, piano

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160908

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090820170330 (R3)

This week's concerts are from festivals held in two of Britain's most beautiful areas, the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today's highlights include songs by Schumann and Welsh composer Rhian Samuel's new work Wildflower Songbook, written specially for and sung by mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany with pianist Sholto Kynoch, recorded at Machynlleth's Tabernacle, and Trio Isimsiz perform Schumann's restless last Piano Trio - written in 1851, just five years before his death - in the peaceful location of St. John's Gowerton.

Presented by Christopher Cook

Schumann: Die Blume der Ergebung, Op. 83 No. 2

Schumann: Roselein, Roselein, Op. 89 No. 6

Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Rhian Samuel: Wildflower Songbook

Schumann: Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op 110

Trio Isimsiz:

Erdem Misirlioglu, piano

Pablo Hernan Benedi, violin

Michael Petrov, cello.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160908

This week's concerts are from festivals held in two of Britain's most beautiful areas, the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today's highlights include songs by Schumann and Welsh composer Rhian Samuel's new work Wildflower Songbook, written specially for her and sung by mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany with pianist Sholto Kynoch, recorded at Machynlleth's Tabernacle, and Trio Isimsiz perform Schumann's restless last Piano Trio - written in 1851, just five years before his death - in the peaceful location of St. John's Gowerton.

Presented by Christopher Cook

Schumann: Die Blume der Ergebung, Op. 83 No. 2

Schumann: Roselein, Roselein

Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Rhian Samuel

Wildflower Songbook

Schumann: Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op 110

Trio Isimsiz:

Erdem Misirlioglu, piano

Pablo Hernan Benedi, violin

Michael Petrov, cello.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090820170330 (R3)

This week's concerts are from festivals held in two of Britain's most beautiful areas, the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today's highlights include songs by Schumann and Welsh composer Rhian Samuel's new work Wildflower Songbook, written specially for her and sung by mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany with pianist Sholto Kynoch, recorded at Machynlleth's Tabernacle, and Trio Isimsiz perform Schumann's restless last Piano Trio - written in 1851, just five years before his death - in the peaceful location of St. John's Gowerton.

Presented by Christopher Cook

Schumann: Die Blume der Ergebung, Op. 83 No. 2

Schumann: Roselein, Roselein

Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Rhian Samuel

Wildflower Songbook

Schumann: Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op 110

Trio Isimsiz:

Erdem Misirlioglu, piano

Pablo Hernan Benedi, violin

Michael Petrov, cello.

This week's concerts are from festivals held in two of Britain's most beautiful areas, the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today's highlights include songs by Schumann and Welsh composer Rhian Samuel's new work Wildflower Songbook, written specially for and sung by mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany with pianist Sholto Kynoch, recorded at Machynlleth's Tabernacle, and Trio Isimsiz perform Schumann's restless last Piano Trio - written in 1851, just five years before his death - in the peaceful location of St. John's Gowerton.

Schumann: Roselein, Roselein, Op. 89 No. 6

Rhian Samuel: Wildflower Songbook

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160909

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090920170331 (R3)

This week's concerts are from two festivals held in the outstanding scenic surroundings of the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today's highlights include a performance given in Machynlleth's Tabernacle by the Navarra Quartet of the quartet said to be Beethoven's own favourite, his C sharp minor, Op 131.

Introduced by Christopher Cook.

Beethoven: Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131

Navarra Quartet:

Magnus Johnston, violin

Marije Johnston, violin

Simone van der Giessen, viola

Brian O'Kane, cello.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160909

This week's concerts are from two festivals held in the outstanding scenic surroundings of the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today's highlights include a performance given in Machynlleth's Tabernacle by the Navarra Quartet of the quartet said to be Beethoven's own favourite, his C sharp minor, Op 131.

Introduced by Christopher Cook.

Beethoven: Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131

Navarra Quartet:

Magnus Johnston, violin

Marije Ploemacher, violin

Simone van der Giessen, viola

Brian O'Kane, cello.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2016090920170331 (R3)

This week's concerts are from two festivals held in the outstanding scenic surroundings of the Gower Peninsula and the picturesque mid-Wales market-town of Machynlleth. Today's highlights include a performance given in Machynlleth's Tabernacle by the Navarra Quartet of the quartet said to be Beethoven's own favourite, his C sharp minor, Op 131.

Introduced by Christopher Cook.

Beethoven: Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131

Navarra Quartet:

Magnus Johnston, violin

Marije Ploemacher, violin

Simone van der Giessen, viola

Brian O'Kane, cello.

Marije Johnston, violin