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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180327

Malcolm Martineau, Kitty Whately and Simon Keenlyside perform French song from the RCS.

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

In this series Malcolm Martineau, A Life in Song, the acclaimed accompanist and song specialist is joined by mezzo soprano Kitty Whately with French repertoire perfectly suited for the mezzo soprano voice by Ravel, Berlioz and Faure

Berlioz: Les Nuits d'ete
Faure: La Bonne Chanson
Poulenc: Tel jour, tel nuit
Ravel: Cinq Melodies Grecques

Kitty Whately, mezzo-soprano
Simon Keenlyside, baritone
Malcolm Martineau, piano.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180328

Malcolm Martineau, Simon Keenlyside and Dorothea Roschmann perform Schubert song.

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

Malcolm Martineau, Simon Keenlyside and Dorothea Roschmann perform a wide selection of Schubert song from Schwanengesang, Mignon Lieder and many more.

Schubert: Liebesbotschaft; Kriegers Ahnung; Der Atlas; Am Meer; Ständchen; Mignon Lieder; An den Mond in einer Herbstnacht; Der Wanderer; Geheimes; Das Fischermädchen; Abschied.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180329

Malcolm Martineau and Dorothea Roschmann perform Mahler and Wagner at the RCS in Glasgow.

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

Malcolm Martineau continues this series 'A Life in Song' with more of his favourite singers. Today German opera star Dorothea Roschmann perform Mahler's beautiful Ruckert Lieder and Wagner's intensely romantic Wesendonck lieder at the RCS in Glasgow

Mahler: Ruckert Lieder
Schumann: Maria Stuarda Lieder
Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
Liszt: Es muss ein Wunderbares sein

Dorothea Roschmann, soprano
Malcolm Martineau, piano.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180330

Malcolm Martineau, Simon Keenlyside and Kitty Whately celebrate a life in song.

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

Malcolm Martineau is joined by singers Simon Keenlyside and Kitty Whately to celebrate more from this series 'a life in song' with English repertoire by Britten, Vaughan Williams, Ireland, Warlock and Jonathan Dove.

Vaughan Williams: The Vagabond; Youth and Love; The Infinite Shining Heavens
Jonathan Dove: Am'rous Sighs
Britten: The Trees They Grow so High; Come You Not from Newcastle
Northumbrian folk songs: Water of Tune; Elsie Marley; My Bonny Lad; Bonny at Morn; Bobby Shaftoe
Trad arr. Maxim Boon: Fareweel Regality
Somervell: There Pass the Careless People
Warlock: My Own Country; Piggesnie; The Night
Grainger: The Sprig of Thyme
Ireland: Her Song
Gurney: Sleep; The Fields are Full
Armstrong Gibbs: In the Highlands

Simon Keenlyside, baritone
Kitty Whately, mezzo-soprano
Malcolm Martineau, piano.