New Town Concert Series [Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert]

Episodes

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Brahms And The Nightingale20190524Benjamin Appl, Julius Drake and the Arod Quartet depict the romantic, folk-infused world of Johannes Brahms in song and in string quartet from the New Town Concert Series in Edinburgh.
Presented by Kate Molleson

Brahms - String Quartet No 2 in A minor Op 51/2
Arod Quartet

Brahms - Mein Mädel hat einen Rosenmund (Folk Song) WoO 33/25; An eine Äolsharfe (Mörike) Op. 19/5; Auf dem Kirchhofe (Liliencron) Op 105/4;
An die Nachtigall (Voss) Op 46/4; Nachtigall (Reinhold) Op 97/1; Vergebliches Ständchen (Folk Song) Op 84/4
Benjamin Appl, baritone
Julius Drake, piano

The romantic, folk-infused world of Johannes Brahms in song and in string quartet.

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

Nature, Love And Loss20190523Benjamin Appl sings some of Schubert mini-masterpieces with scenes of Springtime and birdsong. The Schumann Quartet perform Brahms's first quartet, influenced in part by Schubert. The concerts were given as part of the New Town Concert Series from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
Presented by Kate Molleson

Schubert - Nachtgesang (Kosegarten) D314; Der liebliche Stern (Schulze) D86; Im Frühling (Schulze) D882; An den Mond (Hölty) D193; Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall (Hölty) D399; Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen (Jacobi) D343; Frühlingsglaube (Uhland) D686
Benjamin Appl, baritone
Julius Drake, piano

Brahms - String Quartet in C minor Op 51 no 1
Schumann Quartet

Ben Appl sings some Schubert mini-masterpieces and the Schumann Quartet performs Brahms.

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

Schumann's Dichterliebe20190522Benjamin Appl sings about the eternal and bitter-sweet story of love in Schumann's autobiographical song cycle Dichterliebe, and the Arod Quartet offer the genius and optimism of one of Haydn's final quartets, which opens with a depiction of the most glorious sunrise. The concerts were given as part of the New Town Concert Series from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
Presented by Kate Molleson

Haydn - String Quartet Op 76/4 'Sunrise'
Arod Quartet

Schumann - Dichterliebe
Benjamin Appl, baritone
Julius Drake, piano

Ben Appl sings Schumann's bitter-sweet story of love. Arod Quartet plays Haydn's Sunrise.

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

String Quartets From Edinburgh's New Town20190521Germany's award-winning Schumann Quartet, featuring three Schumann brothers, perform a quartet by the teenage Schubert and Bartok's String Quartet No 1 inspired by unrequited love. This concert was given as part of the New Town Concert Series from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh. Presented by Kate Molleson

Schubert - String Quartet No 6 in D major
Bartok - String Quartet No 1 in A minor

Germany's Schumann Quartet play Schubert and Bartok from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.

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