Manchester Chamber Concerts Society 2015 - 16

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160809

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Navarra Quartet, cellist Alban Gerhardt with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, and the Britten Oboe Quartet. Today's programme has Mozart's Adagio for cor anglais and strings, Haydn's String Quartet in C major Op.20 No.2, Samuel Barber's Cello Sonata and a Capriccio by Lukas Foss.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Mozart: Adagio for cor anglais and string trio, K580a

Britten Oboe Quartet

Lukas Foss: Capriccio for cello and piano

Alban Gerhardt (cello) / Anne-Marie McDermott (piano)

Barber: Cello Sonata, Op.6

Haydn: String Quartet in C major, Op.20 No.2

Navarra Quartet.

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160809

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Navarra Quartet, cellist Alban Gerhardt with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, and the Britten Oboe Quartet. Today's programme has Mozart's Adagio for cor anglais and strings, Haydn's String Quartet in C major Op.20 No.2, Samuel Barber's Cello Sonata and a Capriccio by Lukas Foss.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Mozart: Adagio for cor anglais and string trio, K580a

Britten Oboe Quartet

Lukas Foss: Capriccio for cello and piano

Alban Gerhardt (cello) / Anne-Marie McDermott (piano)

Barber: Cello Sonata, Op.6

Haydn: String Quartet in C major, Op.20 No.2

Navarra Quartet.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160810

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Navarra Quartet, cellist Alban Gerhardt with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, and the Britten Oboe Quartet. Today's programme consists of Lennox Berkeley's String Trio, the Third String Quartet by Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, and the enduring Libertango by Astor Piazzolla.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Lennox Berkeley: String Trio Op.19

Britten Oboe Quartet

Peteris Vasks: String Quartet No.3

Navarra Quartet

Piazzolla: Libertango

Alban Gerhardt (cello) / Anne-Marie McDermott (piano).

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160810

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Navarra Quartet, cellist Alban Gerhardt with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, and the Britten Oboe Quartet. Today's programme consists of Lennox Berkeley's String Trio, the Third String Quartet by Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, and the enduring Libertango by Astor Piazzolla.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Lennox Berkeley: String Trio Op.19

Britten Oboe Quartet

Peteris Vasks: String Quartet No.3

Navarra Quartet

Piazzolla: Libertango

Alban Gerhardt (cello) / Anne-Marie McDermott (piano).

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160811

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Britten Oboe Quartet, and cellist Alban Gerhardt with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. Today's programme includes oboe quartets by Benjamin Britten and EJ Moeran, plus cello music by Britten and Gershwin.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Moeran: Fantasy Quartet in F minor

Britten Oboe Quartet

Britten: Phantasy Quartet

Britten: Cello Sonata in C, Op.65

Alban Gerhardt (cello) / Anne-Marie McDermott (piano)

Gerswhin: Three Preludes

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160811

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Britten Oboe Quartet, and cellist Alban Gerhardt with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. Today's programme includes oboe quartets by Benjamin Britten and EJ Moeran, plus cello music by Britten and Gershwin.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Moeran: Fantasy Quartet in F minor

Britten Oboe Quartet

Britten: Phantasy Quartet

Britten: Cello Sonata in C, Op.65

Alban Gerhardt (cello) / Anne-Marie McDermott (piano)

Gerswhin: Three Preludes

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160812

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Britten Oboe Quartet, and pianist Aleksandar Madžar with the Navarra Quartet. Today's programme puts Part 3 of Oliver Knussen's "Triptych" - his Cantata for oboe and string trio - alongside Brahms's mammoth Piano Quintet in F minor.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Knussen: Cantata for oboe and string trio, Op.15 (Part 3 of 'Triptych')

Britten Oboe Quartet

Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34

Aleksandar Madžar (piano) / Navarra Quartet.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20160812

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, and were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performers include the Britten Oboe Quartet, and pianist Aleksandar Madžar with the Navarra Quartet. Today's programme puts Part 3 of Oliver Knussen's "Triptych" - his Cantata for oboe and string trio - alongside Brahms's mammoth Piano Quintet in F minor.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Knussen: Cantata for oboe and string trio, Op.15 (Part 3 of 'Triptych')

Britten Oboe Quartet

Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34

Aleksandar Madžar (piano) / Navarra Quartet.