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20050321

Presented by Fiona Talkington from Wigmore Hall, London. One of the world?s leading sopranos, Elena Prokina, evokes the sultry melancholy of Spain through the eyes and ears of great Russian composers past and present.

The programme includes:

Dargomizhsky: Bolero - Sierra-Nevada is Shrouded in Mist

The Night Zephyr Streams the Aether.

Tchaikovsky: Serenades Opp 63 and 65

Shostakovich: Spanish Songs, Op 100

Minkov: The Crying of the Guitar (Garcia-Lorca)

Elena Prokina (soprano)

Elena Abeleva (piano)

20050323

Celebrating Mozart: Stephanie Hughes presents from LSO St Lukes, London introduces The Michelangelo Quartet and Lawrence Power performing Mozart's String Quintet in C, K515 and Quintet in Cm.

20061020

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents four concerts recorded at the Hay Festival.

4/4. Christopher Gillett (tenor), Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano) and Dante String Quartet.

Schubert: Quartet in C minor, D703 (Quartetsatz)

Janacek: String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)

Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Ridge

20061023

A concert live from the Wigmore Hall, London.

Tabea Zimmerman (viola)

Silke Avenhaus (piano)

Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70; Sonata in A minor, Op 105

Rebecca Clarke: Sonata in E minor

20061024

Kerry Frumkin introduces performances and interviews from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, which has been held in the US every year since 1972.

1/8

Ravel: Chansons Madecasses

Susan Graham (soprano)

Tara Helen O'Connor (flute)

Eric Kim (cello)

Marc Neikrug (piano)

Schubert: Trio in B flat, D898

Bill Preucil (violin)

Yefim Bronfman (piano)

20061025

Kerry Frumkin continues the series of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

2/8

Pinchas Zukerman and Donny Deacon (violins)

Michael Tree (viola)

Amanda Forsyth and Ralph Kirshbaum (cellos)

Schubert: String Quintet in C, D956

20061026

3/8. Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Kerry Frumkin continues a series of performances from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, with music by the Spanish composer Juan Arriaga, who died 10 days before his 20th birthday in 1826. There's a chance to hear one of his most developed works, the third string quartet - coupled alongside Mendelssohn's Piano Trio in Dm, composed during his happy time spent in Leipzig.

Arriaga: String Quartet No 3 in E flat

Miro String Quartet

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No 1 in Dm, Op 49

Pinchas Zukerman (violin)

Gary Hoffman (cello)

Yuja Wang (piano)

20061027

4/8. Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

The final concert from Santa Fe and introduced by Kerry Frumkin this week features music by Beethoven and Weber. Beethoven's String Trio in Cm Op 9, No 3 is renowned for its virtuoso string writing and was no doubt composed with the great violinist Ignaz Schuppanzigh in mind; it is coupled by Weber's Clarinet Quintet which also displayed the bravura of a great 19th-century virtuoso, the clarinettist Heinrich Barmann.

Beethoven: String Trio in Cm, Op 93

Soovin Kim (violin)

Kirsten Johnson (viola)

Eric Kim (cello)

Weber: Clarinet Quintet in B flat major

Todd Levy (clarinet)

Giora Schmidt and Jessica Linnebach (violin)

Jethro Marks (viola)

Amanda Forsyth (cello)

20061030

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital, live from the Wigmore Hall, by the young French-Israeli pianist Jonathan Gilad.

Mozart: Sonata in F, K332

Chopin: Four Ballades: No 1 in G minor, Op 23; No 2 in F, Op 38; No 3 in A flat, Op 47; No 4 in F minor, Op 52

20061031

Kerry Frumkin introduces performances and interviews from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

5/8

Falla: El paño moruno; Seguidilla murciana; Jota (Siete canciones populares españolas)

Susan Naruki (soprano)

Joseph Kalichstein (piano)

Brahms: Piano Quartet No 2 in A, Op 26

Ivan Chan (violin)

Kirsten Johnson (viola)

Eric Kim (cello)

Jeremy Denk (piano)

20061101

Kerry Frumkin introduces performances and interviews from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

6/8

Mozart: Serenade in B flat, K361 (Gran Partita).

Alan Vogel, Liang Wang (oboes)

Michael Rusinek, Todd Levy (clarinets),

James Moffitt, Michele Campbell (basset horns)

Nancy Goeres, Benjamin Kamins (bassoons)

Julie Landsman, Jennifer Montone, William Barnewitz, Christopher Dwyer (horns)

Marjie Danilow (double bass)

Alan Gilbert (conductor)

20061102

Kerry Frumkin introduces the seventh of eight performances and interviews from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

Neikrug: Petrus

Gary Hoffman (cello)

Marc Neikrug (piano)

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115

Ricardo Morales

Miro String Quartet

20061103

Kerry Frumkin introduces performances and interviews from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

8/8

Dohnanyi: Serenade in C, Op 10

Vivianne Hagner, Pinchas Zukerman (violins)

Lynn Harrell (cello)

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44

Emanuel Ax

Emerson String Quartet

20061106

Verity Sharp introduces a recital, live from the Wigmore Hall, by Radio 3 New Generation Artist Alina Ibragimova (violin) and Huw Watkins (piano).

Bach: Sonata No 2 in Am for solo violin, BWV 1003

Huw Watkins: Partita for solo violin (Royal Philharmonic Society/BBC commission; world premiere)

Prokofiev: Five Melodies

20061107

Beyond Baroque

Series of concerts from the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, linking the music of the baroque and that of later times.

1/4. The Jacques Loussier Trio perform their own distinctive reworkings of Bach, including the Brandenburg Concerto No 5 and music from The Well-Tempered Clavier, alongside works by Satie and Ravel.

20061108

Beyond Baroque

Series of concerts from the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music.

2/4. A piano recital given by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Martin Helmchen.

Bach: Partita No 1 in B flat, BWV 825

Messiaen: Regard des prophetes, des bergers et des Mages; Regard de l'etoile (Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jesus)

Bach: English Suite No 2 in Am, BWV 807

Messiaen: Regard de l'esprit de joie (Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jesus)

20061109

Beyond Baroque

Series of concerts from the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque.

3/4. A piano recital by Alexandrea Tharaud.

Debussy: Hommage a Rameau (Images I)

Couperin: Les barricades misterieuses; La Logiviere; Les jumeles; Les rozeaux; Le tic-toc-choc; Le carillon de Cithere

Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin

20061110

Beyond Baroque

From the Lufthansa Festival.

4/4. A piano recital by Alfredo Perl.

Schubert: Klavierstuck in E flat m, D946, No 1

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat m (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)

Schoenberg: Klavierstucke, Op 23, Nos 1 and 2

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)

Schoenberg: Klavierstuck, Op 23, No 3

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in B (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)

Schoenberg: Klavierstucke Op 23, Nos 4 and 5

Bach: Prelude and Fugue (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2)

Schubert: Klavierstuck in C, D946, No 3

20061113

Stephanie Hughes presents a live concert from the Wigmore Hall, London, by former members of the Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme, the Jerusalem Quartet and clarinettist Martin Fröst. They are united for a performance including one of Mozart's most expressive and exquisite works.

Schubert: Quartettsatz in Cm, D703

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7 in F sharp m

Mozart: Quintet in A for clarinet and strings, K581

20061114

Transatlantic Crosscurrents

This week's recitals from the Cowdray Hall in Aberdeen explore the musical connections between America and Europe.

1/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces Dutch reed quintet Calefax.

Mozart arr Wesley: Serenade in Dm

Ron Ford: Motet

Conlon Nancarrow: Studies for Player Piano Nos 2 and 3C

Ellington: Isafan; Satin Doll

20061115

Transatlantic Crosscurrents

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a series of concerts exploring the musical connections between America and Europe given at Cowdray Hall, Aberdeen.

2/4. Pianist Leon McCawley plays Barber's Excursions and Rachmaninov's Corelli Variations, which were written while the composer was in America. McCawley is also joined by violinist Elizabeth Layton and clarinettist Yann Ghiro for a performance of Bartok's trio Contrasts.

Barber: Excursions

Bartok: Contrasts

Rachmaninov: Corelli Variations

20061116

Transatlantic Crosscurrents

3/4. Contrasting music from the US with European music of the same period. New Generation Artists the Psophos Quartet play works by Samuel Barber and Bela Bartok.

Barber: String Quartet Op 11

Bartok: String Quartet No 2

20061117

Transatlantic Crosscurrents

Recitals contrasting music from the US with European music of the same period.

4/4. Gweneth-Ann Jeffers sings music by Benjamin Britten, Olivier Messiaen and George Gershwin.

Benjamin Britten: On this Island

Olivier Messiaen: Poemes Pour Mi

George Gershwin: But Not for Me; The Man I love; I Got Rhythm

Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano)

Simon De Pledge (piano)

20061120

Live from London's Wigmore Hall, a recital by Radio 3 New Generation Artist mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn with pianist Joseph Breinl in songs by Schubert, Berg and Wolf.

20061121

Series of concerts showcasing the current crop of Radio 3 New Generation Artists.

1/4. Verity Sharp introduces pianists Martin Helmchen and Cedric Tiberghien with cellist Christian Poltera.

Schubert: Piano Sonata in A, D959

Martin Helmchen (piano)

Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op 70

Christian Poltera (cello)

Brahms: Ballade, No 3 Op 10

Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

20061122

A series of concerts showcasing members of Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.

2/4. Verity Sharp introduces the Ebene Quartet, pianists Eduard Kunz and Julius Drake, and tenor Andrew Kennedy.

Bach-Busoni: Chaconne

Eduard Kunz (piano)

Schumann: String Quartet in A No 3, Op 41

Ebene Quartet

Quilter: Seven Elizabethan Lyrics

Andrew Kennedy (tenor)

Julius Drake (piano)

20061123

A series of concerts showcasing the current crop of Radio 3 New Generation Artists.

3/4. Introduced by Verity Sharp.

Brahms: 4 Serious Songs

Christine Rice (mezzo)

Roger Vignoles (piano)

Schubert: Im Walde (Waldesnacht); An den Mond; Nachtstuck

Christianne Stotijn (mezzo)

Joseph Breinl (piano)

Schumann: Liederkreis, Op 24

Andrew Kennedy (tenor)

Julius Drake (piano)

20061124

A series of concerts showcasing members of Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.

4/4. Verity Sharp introduces trumpeter Alison Balsom, pianists John Reid and Cedric Tiberghien and the Royal String Quartet.

Anon arr. Tim Jackson: Five Shakespearean Songs

Alison Balsom (trumpet)

Balsom Ensemble

Bellini arr. Arban: Variations on Norma

John Reid (piano)

Brahms: String Quartet No 1 in Cm, Op 51

Royal String Quartet

Chopin: Ballade No 3 in A flat

Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

20061127

Live from London's Wigmore Hall.

Stephanie Hughes introduces the Tokyo String Quartet in a performance of Schubert's Quartet in G, D887.

20061128

1/4. Shostakovich in Context

John Toal introduces a recital recorded at the Guildhall in Londonderry to mark the centenary of Shostakovich's birth.

Brodsky Quartet

Alexander Melnikov (piano)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7

Elena Firsova: Quartet No 12 (Farewell)

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet

20061129

2/4. Shostakovich in Context

John Toal introduces a recital recorded at the Guildhall in Londonderry to mark the centenary of Shostakovich's birth.

Alexander Melnikov (piano)

Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue in E minor; Piano Sonata No 2

Prokofiev: Visions Fugitives

20061130

3/4. Shostakovich in Context

John Toal introduces a recital recorded at the Guildhall in Londonderry to mark the centenary of Shostakovich's birth.

Marianna Tarasova (mezzo)

Peter Laul (piano)

Shostakovich: Two Shakespeare songs; Two songs from Moscow Cheryomushki, Op 105; Six poems (Tsvetayeva); Two fables of Krylov, Op 4; Two poems (Lermontov); Spanish Songs

20061201

4/4. Shostakovich in Context

John Toal introduces a recital recorded at the Guildhall in Londonderry to mark the centenary of Shostakovich's birth.

David Grimal (violin)

Francois-Frédéric Guy (piano)

Schoenberg: Phantasy, Op 47

Prokofiev: 5 Mélodies, Op 35

Shostakovich: Sonata, Op 134

20061204

A concert marking the 30th anniversary of the death of Benjamin Britten.

Mark Padmore (tenor)

Roger Vignoles (piano)

Britten: 7 Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op 22; 6 Holderlin-Fragmente, Op 61; Winter words, Op 52

20061205

1/4. Haydn

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a series of recitals from Glasgow University Concert Hall.

Royal String Quartet: Izabella Szalaj-Zimak, Elwira Przybylowska (violins), Marek Czech (viola), Michal Pepol (cello)

Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 (Fifths)

Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1

20061206

Haydn

2/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a series of recitals from Glasgow University Concert Hall.

Sonnerie: Monica Huggett and Emilia Benjamin (violins), Ania Ullmann (viola), Richard Lester (cello) and Matthew Halls (fortepiano).

Janos Bihari: Verbunkos

Traditional: Dance from Galanta (Ungarische Tanze)

Antal Gyorgy Csermak: Con Verbunk (Hat magyar tanc)

Jozsef Kossovits: Lassu Magyar (Hungarian Slow Dance)

Anon: Frissen

Haydn: Piano Trio in G, H XV 25

Janos Bihari: Magyar Tanc avagy Verbunkos

Mark Rozsavolgyi: Verbunk

Ferdinand Kauer: Allegro (12 uj magyar tanc)

Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 (2nd mvt)

Hummel: Hungarian Dances, Op 23

Gabor Matray: Racoczi's Lament

Attr. Haydn: Two Zingarese (attr. Franz Josef Haydn)

Joseph Bengraf: Ballet Hongrois (Trois Divertissemens); Igen frissen (Presto)

20061207

Haydn

3/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a recital from St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh.

Catherine Bott (soprano)

David Owen Norris (piano)

Original Canzonettas, Book 2, H XXVIa 31-36

Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 37

Arianna a Naxos - cantata

3/4.

Sara Mohr-pietsch introduces a recital from St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh.

20061208

Haydn

4/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a series of recitals from Glasgow University Concert Hall.

Ronald Brautigam (piano)

Sonata in Cm, H XVI 20

Andante con Variazioni, H XVII 6

Sonata in A flat, H XVI 46

4/4.

Sara Mohr-pietsch introduces a series of recitals from Glasgow University Concert Hall.

20061211

Live from London's Wigmore Hall, Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital by German soprano Juliane Banse, with pianist Aleksander Madzar.

Haydn: A Pastoral Song; She never told her love; The Spirits' Song; Piercing Eyes; Fidelity

Schumann: Kennst du das Land; Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt; Heiss mich nicht reden; Singet nicht in Trauertonen; So lasst mich scheinen

Berg: Seven Early Songs

20061212

Petroc Trelawny presents a recital recorded at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Ann Murray (mezzo)

Royal String Quartet

Paul Kildea (conductor)

Schubert: Quartettsatz in Cm, D703

Berg, arr. de Leeuw: Seven Early Songs

Webern: Langsamer Satz

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

20061213

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital recorded at the Wigmore Hall, London, by violinist Lisa Batiashvili and pianist Milana Chernyavska.

Mozart: Sonata in A, K526

Kurtag: Tre pezzi, Op 14e

Schumann: Sonata in Dm, Op 121

20061214

Fiona Talkington presents a Mozart recital by Andreas Staier, recorded in the Wigmore Hall.

Sonata in E flat, K282

Variations in G on Gluck's Unser dummer Pobel meint, K455

Fantasia and Sonata in C minor, K 475/457

20061215

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital by mezzo Joyce DiDonato and pianist Julius Drake in a programme of songs inspired by the city of Venice, recorded in the Wigmore Hall.

Rossini: La regata Veneziana.

Michael Head: The Gondolier; St Mark's Square; Rain Storm.

Faure: Mandoline; En sourdine; Green; A Clymnene; C'est l'extase.

Hahn: Sopra l'acqua indormenzada; La Barcheta; L'avertimento; La Biondina in Gondoleta; Che peca'!; La Primavera

20061218

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London, Verity Sharp presents a recital by award-winning pianist and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Martin Helmchen.

Mozart: Variations on Ah vous dirai-je maman, K265

Schubert: Moments Musicaux, D780 (selection)

Beethoven: Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein)

20061219

1/4. BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester

Verity Sharp introduces a series recorded at the Bridgewater Hall.

Psophos Quartet.

Prokofiev: Quartet in B minor, Op 50 No 1

Schumann: Quartet in A minor, Op 41, No 1

20061220

2/4.

BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester

Verity Sharp introduces a series recorded at the Bridgewater Hall.

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

Huw Watkins (piano)

Mozart: Sonata in F, K376

Beethoven: Sonata in G, Op 30 No 3

Prokofiev: Sonata in D, Op 94b

Schumann: Quartet in Am, Op 41 No 1.

2/4. BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester

20061221

3/4. BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester

Verity Sharp introduces a series recorded at the Bridgewater Hall.

Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

Schumann: Kreisleriana - 8 fantasies, Op 16

Beethoven: Sonata in E flat, Op 7 No 4

20061222

4/4. BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester

Verity Sharp introduces a series recorded at the Bridgewater Hall.

Antoine Tamestit (viola)

Markus Hadulla (piano)

Bach: Sonata in Gm, BWV 1029

Hindemith: Sonata in F, Op 11 No 4

Brahms: Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2

20061225

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital recorded in the Wigmore Hall, featuring the highly acclaimed Kopelman Quartet from Russia.

Schubert: String Quartet in E flat, D87

Tchaikovsky: String Quartet in F, Op 22

20061226

1/4.

Fiona Talkington presents a series of concerts recorded in LSO St Luke's, featuring ECHO rising stars, 2006 - outstanding young musicians selected by concert hall directors in Europe and America.

Efe Baltacigil (cello)

Anna Polonsky (piano)

Bach: Sonata in G, BWV 1027

Adnan Ahmet-Saygun: Cello Sonata

Franck: Sonata in A.

1/4. Fiona Talkington presents a series of concerts recorded in LSO St Luke's, featuring ECHO rising stars, 2006 - outstanding young musicians selected by concert hall directors in Europe and America.

20061227

2/4.

Fiona Talkington presents a series of concerts recorded in LSO St Luke's, featuring ECHO rising stars, 2006 - outstanding young musicians selected by concert hall directors in Europe and America.

Soprano Susanna Andersson and pianist Eugene Asti perform songs by Mozart, Strauss, Peterson-Berger and Schumann.

2/4. Fiona Talkington presents a series of concerts recorded in LSO St Luke's, featuring ECHO rising stars, 2006 - outstanding young musicians selected by concert hall directors in Europe and America.

20061228

3/4. Fiona Talkington presents a series of concerts recorded in LSO St Luke's, featuring ECHO rising stars, 2006 - outstanding young musicians selected by concert hall directors in Europe and America.

Georg-Emmanuel Lazaridis (piano)

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Chopin: Fantasy in Fm

20061229

4/4.

Fiona Talkington presents a series of concerts recorded in LSO St Luke's, featuring ECHO rising stars, 2006 - outstanding young musicians selected by concert hall directors in Europe and America.

Cuarteto Casals

Arriaga: String Quartet No 3

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 3.

4/4. Fiona Talkington presents a series of concerts recorded in LSO St Luke's, featuring ECHO rising stars, 2006 - outstanding young musicians selected by concert hall directors in Europe and America.

20070101

A piano recital by Rolf Hind, given at the Wigmore Hall, London, of works by Satie, Cage, Debussy and Schoenberg.

20070102

Another chance to hear a recital given at the Wigmore Hall, London, by Andrew Manze (violin) and Richard Egarr (harpsichord).

Vivaldi: Sonata in Gm, RV 757 (Manchester)

Handel: Sonata in A, Op 1 No 3

Bach: Preludes and Fugues Nos 21, 24 (The Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1)

Biber: Violin Sonata No 3

20070103

Fiona Talkington introduces a recital by Korean cellist Han-Na Chang.

Bach: Suite No 3, BWV1009

Britten: Suite No 1, Op 72

20070104

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital by the celebrated Takacs Quartet.

Bartok: String Quartet No 2

Mozart: Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance)

20070105

Fiona Talkington presents a recital by Finnish soprano Soile Isokoski, accompanied by pianist Marita Viitasalo, recorded at the Wigmore Hall.

Sibelius: Varen flyktar hastigt; En slanda; Illalle; Vanskapens blomma; Den forsta kyssen; Flickan kom ifran sin alsklings mote

Berg: Seven Early Songs

Strauss: Das Rosenband; Meinem Kinde; Du meines Herzens Kronelein; Morgen; Cacilie

20070108

Verity Sharp introduces a concert recorded at the Wigmore Hall, London.

The Ebene Quartet from France, one of the latest group of artists to join Radio 3's New Generation scheme, play two of the most lyrically attractive quartets in the repertoire.

Haydn: Quartet in G, Op 76, No 1

Ravel: Quartet in F

20070109

1/4. World of Wolf

Series of recitals recorded at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

A Goethe songbook.

Schubert: Ganymed; Versunken; Lied der Mignon; Gretchen am Spinnrade

Wolf: Spottlied aus Wilhelm Meister; Anakreons Grab; Der Rattenfanger

Schubert: Wanderers Nachtlied; An den Mond; Rastlose Liebe

Mozart: Das Veilchen

Wolf: Frech und Froh II; Blumengruss; Der Sanger; Was in der Schenke waren heute

Roderick Williams (baritone)

Simon Lepper (piano)

20070110

World of Wolf

2/4. Series of recitals recorded at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Schumann: Myrten Lieder

Widmung (Rückert)

Der Nussbaum (Mosen)

Jemand (Burns/Gerhard)

Die Lotosblume (Heine)

Lied der Braut No 1 (Rückert)

Lied der Braut No 2 (Rückert)

Aus den hebräischen Gesängen (Byron/Körner)

Du bist wie eine Blume (Heine)

Clara Schumann: Early Ruckert songs

O Lust, o Lust

Geheimes Flüstern hier und dort

Auf einem grünen Hügel

An einem lichten Morgen

Wolf: Eichendorff Lieder

Die Kleine

Verschwiegene Liebe

Das Ständchen

Die Nacht

Die Zigeunerin

Nachtzauber

Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

Gary Matthewman (piano)

20070111

3/4. World of Wolf

Series of recitals recorded at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Reactionaries and Progressives II

Brahms: Hölty settings

Die Mainacht

An die Nachtigall

An ein Veilchen

Minnelied

Wolf: Goethe Lieder

Der Schäfer

Der neue Amadis

Ganymed

Epiphanias

Gleich und Gleich

Mahler: Das Knaben Wunderhorn

Der Schildwache Nachtlied

Verlor'ne Müh

Wo die Schönen Trompeten Blasen

Lob des hohen Verstandes

Andrew Kennedy (tenor)

Christopher Glynn (piano)

20070112
20070115

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London, a Brahms recital by pianist Nicholas Angelich.

7 Fantasias, Op 116

3 Intermezzi, Op 117

Variations on a Theme by Paganini (Book 1)

20070116

Reed between the Lines

1/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of chamber recitals recorded at the City Halls in Glasgow.

Alexei Ogrintchouk (oboe)

Psophos Quartet

Reicha: Oboe Quintet in F, Op 107

Purcell, arr. Britten: Chacony

Mozart: Quartet in F, K370

20070117

2/4. Reed between the Lines

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of chamber recitals recorded at the City Halls in Glasgow.

Julian Roberts (bassoon)

Stella McCracken (oboe)

Graeme McNaught (piano)

Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano

Hindemith: Sonata for bassoon and piano

Nussio: Variations on an arietta of Pergolesi

Tchaikovsky: Four pieces arranged for bassoon and piano

Nocturne

Spring

Humouresque

Harvest

Ibert: Carignane

20070118

3/4. Reed between the Lines

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of chamber recitals recorded at the City Halls in Glasgow.

Schumann: Four Pieces, Op 102, Nos 2, 4

Nielsen: Fantasy Pieces, Op 2

Huw Watkins: Two Romances

Britten: Metamorphoses after Ovid

Mozart, arr. Daniel: Sonata in F, K376

Nicholas Daniel (oboe)

Huw Watkins (piano)

20070119

4/4. Reed between the Lines

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of chamber recitals recorded at the City Halls in Glasgow.

Strauss: Serenade for 13 wind instruments in E flat, Op 7

Mozart: Serenade for 13 wind insturments in B flat, K361 (Gran Partita)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra wind players

Stefan Solyom (conductor)

20070122

Live from the Wigmore Hall, presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Dvorak: 5 songs (Biblical songs)

Janacek: Diary of One Who Disappeared

Toby Spence (tenor)

Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo)

Graham Johnson (piano)

20070123

Petroc Trelawny introduces the first in a series of Lunchtime Concerts from The Sage Gateshead, looking at the music of Scandinavian composers.

Stenhammar: Andantino, Intermezzo and Elegy

Grieg: Sonata in Am, Op 36

Sibelius: Valse, Op 81, No 3; Berceuse, Op 79, No 6; Rondino, Op 81, No 2

Mats Lidstrom (cello)

Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

20070124

Petroc Trelawny introduces the second in a series of Lunchtime Concerts from The Sage Gateshead, looking at the music of Scandinavian composers.

Soprano Solveig Kringelborn and pianist Malcom Martineau perform pieces by Stenhammar, Grieg, Sibelius and Agathe Grondahl.

20070125

3/4.

Petroc Trelawny introduces a series of concerts from The Sage Gateshead, looking at the music of Scandinavian composers.

Pekka Kuusisto (violin)

Greta Dowdeswell (piano)

Sibelius:

Sonatine, Op 80

Romance, Op 78 No 2

Rondino, Op 81 No 2

Valse, Op 81 No 3

Mazurka, Op 81 No 1

Auf der Heide, Op 115 No 1

Scene de danse, Op 116 No 1

Danse caracteristique, Op 116 No 2

Die Glocken, Op 115 No 4

Grieg:

Sonata in Cm, Op 45.

3/4. Petroc Trelawny introduces a series of concerts from The Sage Gateshead, looking at the music of Scandinavian composers.

20070126

Petroc Trelawny introduces the last in a series of Lunchtime Concerts from The Sage Gateshead, looking at the music of Scandinavian composers.

Grieg: Rotnamsknut, Op 72, No 7

Nilsson: Les Cloches de la nuit

Nielsen: Chaconne, Op 32

Sibelius: Romance in A, Op 24, No 2; Reverie, Op 58, No 1; The Shepherd, Op 58, No 4; Capriccietto, Op 76, No 12; Sonata in F, Op 12

Bengt Forsberg (piano)

20070129

Live from the Wigmore Hall, presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Susan Gritton (soprano)

Ann Murray (mezzo)

Mark Padmore (tenor)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

Graham Johnson (piano)

Joseph Haydn: Der Greis

Johann Friedrich Reichardt: Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt

Johann Friedrich Reichardt: Rastlose Liebe

Johann Friedrich Reichardt: Erlkönig

Antonio Salieri: Ich denke dein

Carl Zelter: Erster Verlust

Carl Zelter: Um Mitternacht

Carl Zelter: Rastlose Liebe

Vaclav Tomasek: Meeres Stille

Ludwig van Beethoven: Abendlied unterm gestirnten Himmel

Ludwig van Beethoven: Der Wachtelschlag

Franz Schubert: Der Wachtelschlag D. 742

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Abendempfindung, K523

Franz Schubert: Der Lindenbaum (Winterreise)

Franz Schubert: Des Tages Weihe, D763

Franz Schubert: Der Tanz, D826

Franz Schubert: Der Wachtelschlag D.

742

20070130

1/4. Schubert Swansongs

Fiona Talkington introduces a series from LSO St Luke's in London. The programme consists of piano music dating from the last years of Schubert's life alongside songs from the Schwanengesang collection published after his death.

Steven Osborne (piano)

Mark Padmore (tenor)

Schubert:

Impromptu in G flat, D899 No 3

Liebesbotschaft; Kriegers Ahnung; Fruhlingssehnsucht; Standchen (Schwanengesang, D957)

Sonata in C minor, D958

20070131

2/4. Schubert Swansongs

Fiona Talkington introduces a series from LSO St Luke's in London. The programme consists of piano music dating from the last years of Schubert's life alongside songs from the Schwanengesang collection published after his death.

Abschied; In der Ferne; Aufenthalt (Schwanengesang, D957)

Sonata in G, D894

Steven Osborne (piano)

Andrew Kennedy (tenor)

20070201

3/4. Schubert Swansongs

Fiona Talkington introduces a series from LSO St Luke's in London. The programme consists of piano music dating from the last years of Schubert's life alongside songs from the Schwanengesang collection published after his death.

Der Atlas; Ihr Bild; Das Fischermadchen; Die Stadt; Am Meer; Der Doppelganger (Schwanengesang, D957)

Sonata in A, D959

Steven Osborne (piano)

Mark Padmore (tenor)

20070202

4/4. Schubert Swansongs

Fiona Talkington introduces a series from LSO St Luke's in London. The programme consists of piano music and songs dating from the last years of Schubert's life.

Steven Osborne (piano)

Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Schubert:

Die Sterne, D939

Der Winterabend, D938

Sonata in B flat, D 960

Die Taubenpost (Schwanengesang, D957)

20070205

Live from the Wigmore Hall, presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Pieter Wispelwey (cello)

Dejan Lazic (piano)

Beethoven: 12 Variations on Handel's See the conqu'ring hero comes

Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata in Am, D821

Britten: Sonata in C, Op 65

20070206

Preludes to the Afternoon

1/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of recitals from the Perth Concert Hall featuring preludes and fugues by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Rolf Hind (piano)

Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No 4 in E minor; No 10 in C sharp minor

Messiaen: Eight Preludes

20070207

Preludes to the Afternoon

2/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of recitals from the Perth Concert Hall featuring preludes and fugues by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Roland Pontinen (piano)

Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No 11 in B; No 11 in G sharp minor

Scriabin: 24 Preludes, Op 11

20070208

Preludes to the Afternoon

3/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of recitals from the Perth Concert Hall featuring preludes and fugues by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Juho Pohjonen (piano)

Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No 5 in D; No 6 in Bm

Mendelssohn: Six Preludes and Fugues, Op 35

20070209

Preludes to the Afternoon

4/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a series of recitals from the Perth Concert Hall featuring preludes and fugues by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Boris Giltburg (piano)

Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No 17 in A flat; No 15 in D flat

Rachmaninov: 13 Preludes, Op 32

Gershwin: 3 Preludes

20070217

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital by the Tokyo String Quartet. Mozart: Quartet in E flat, K428. Debusy: Quartet in G minor, Op 10.

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital by the Tokyo String Quartet.

Mozart: Quartet in E flat, K428.

Debusy: Quartet in G minor, Op 10.

20070224

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

James Ehnes (violin)

Eduard Laurel (piano)

Dvorak: Sonatina in G, Op 100

Bartok: Sonata for solo violin, Sz117

Sarasate: Introduction and Tarantella, Op 43

20070225

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital by the Beaux Arts Trio given at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Brahms: Piano Trio No 3 in Cm, Op 101

Schnittke: Piano Trio

20070303

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital by pianist Steven Osborne, recorded in the Wigmore Hall.

Debussy: Children's Corner

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

20070304

Sean Rafferty presents a recital by Swedish mezzo Katerina Karneus, accompanied by pianist Johan Ullen.

Schubert: Fruhlingsglaube, D686; Der Musensohn, D764; Wanderers Nachtlied, D768; Klarchens Lied, D210; Bei dir allein, D866 No 2; Rastlose Liebe, D138

Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis

Poulenc: Metamorphoses

Wagner: Wesendonk Lieder

20070310

Another chance to hear last Monday's Wigmore Hall song recital given by tenor and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Andrew Kennedy with Chris Glynn (piano).

Purcell arr. Tippett: Sweeter than roses; I attempt from love's sickness

Poulenc: Bleuet; Le disparu; C (from 2 Poemes de Louis Aragon)

Finzi: A set called Til earth outwears, Op 19a

Strauss: Traum durch die dammerung; Schlagende Herzen; Nachtgang (Drei Lieder, Op 29)

Barber: Despite and Still for voice and piano

Purcell arr.

Tippett: Sweeter than roses; I attempt from love's sickness

20070311

From the Wigmore Hall, London, Stephanie Hughes introduces the Arcanto Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in D, Op 71 No 2. Webern: 6 Bagatelles, Op 9. Ravel: String Quartet in F.

From the Wigmore Hall, London, Stephanie Hughes introduces the Arcanto Quartet.

Haydn: String Quartet in D, Op 71 No 2.

Webern: 6 Bagatelles, Op 9.

Ravel: String Quartet in F.

20070317

Another chance to hear last Monday's Wigmore Hall recital given by Bernada Fink (mezzo) and Christian Koch (piano).

Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.

Grieg: Die Weise; Morgentau; Abschied; Jagerlied; Das alte Lied; Wo sind sie hin (Sechs Lieder, Op 4)

Brahms: Liebestreu, Op 3 No 1; Anklange, Op 7 No 3; Von ewiger Liebe, Op 43 No 1; Die Mainacht, Op 43 No 2; Dein blaues Auge, Op 59 No 8; Der Gang zum Liebchen, Op 48 No 1; Verzagen, Op 72 No 4

Grieg: Sechs Lieder, Op 48

20070318

Presented by Verity Sharp.

Another chance to hear a song recital by young Irish soprano and former Radio 3 New Generation Artist Ailish Tynan and Julius Drake (piano) given at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Strauss: Standchen, Op17 No 2; Ich trage meine mine, Op 32 No 1; Die Nacht, Op 10; Schlechtes wetter, Op 69 No 5; Mit deinen blauen augen, Op 56 No 4; Allerseelen, Op 10; Hat gesagt, Op 36 No 3

Duparc: Chanson triste; Extase; La vie anterieure; L'Invitation au voyage

Copland: The Boatman's Dance; Long time ago; I bought me a cat; The little horses; At the river; Ching a ring chaw (Old American Songs, sets 1 and 2)

20070324

Stephanie Hughes presents another chance to hear pianist Joanna MacGregor in a recital given at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Villa Lobos: Prelude No 1; Choros No 1

Egberto Gismonti: Frevo

Edu Lobo/Vinicius de Moraes: Canto Triste

Antonio Carlos Jobim/Vinicius de Moraes: Insensatez

Two Afro-Sambas

Baden Powell/Vinicius de Moraes: Canto de Ossa; Lamento de Exu

Astor Piazzolla: Five Tangos arr MacGregor (Tanguedia; Buenos Aires Hora Cero; Milonga Del Angel; Michelangelo 70; Libertango)

20070325

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital from Wigmore Hall in London first heard last May.

Mozart: Piano Trio in Bb (K502)

Beethoven: Piano Trio in Eb (Op 70, No 2)

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, Joseph Kalichstein (piano), Jaime Laredo (violin), Sharon Robinson (cello)

20070331

Introduced by Stephanie Hughes, live from London's Wigmore Hall.

Former BBC New Generation Artists, The Jerusalem Quartet, bring together the radiant world of Haydn's 'Sunrise' with the restless 12th Quartet of Shostakovich, a work haunted by a funeral march based on the composer's own initials.

Haydn: Quartet in B flat, Op 76, No 4 (Sunrise)

Shostakovich: Quartet No 12 in D flat, Op 133

20070401

Stephanie Hughes presents a concert by cellist Alban Gerhardt and pianist Steven Osborne featuring cello sonatas by Shostakovich and his idol, Beethoven.

The programme also includes five short pieces by Shostakovich, reflecting the composer's macabre sense of humour and his gift for a great tune. Recorded at London's Wigmore Hall last May.

Beethoven: Sonata in C, Op 102, No 1

Shostakovich: Little Pieces (Die mechanische Puppe; Drehorgel; Moderato; Nocturne; Gigue); Cello Sonata

Alban Gerhardt (cello)

Steven Osborne (piano)

The programme also includes five short pieces by Shostakovich, reflecting the composer's macabre sense of humour and his gift for a great tune.

Recorded at London's Wigmore Hall last May.

20070407

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital broadcast last Monday from London's Wigmore Hall by the young Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz, recent winner of the prestigious Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw.

Debussy: 3 Estampes

Liszt: 3 Concert Studies

Chopin: 3 Mazurkas, Op 50; Polonaise-fantasy in A flat, Op 61

20070408

Stephanie Hughes presents one of today's leading string quartets, former Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Artemis Quartet, in a concert from London's Wigmore Hall, first heard last March.

Schubert: Quartet in A minor (Rosamunde)

Ligeti: Quartet No 1 (Metamorphoses nocturnes)

20070414

Stephanie Hughes presents a solo recital by cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras given last Monday at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Bach: Suite for cello solo No 4 in E flat

Kodaly: Sonata for cello solo, Op 8

20070415

Fiona Talkington presents a recital by young Welsh pianist Llyr Williams given last June at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Schumann: Toccata, Op 7

Bartok: Sonatina; Allegro barbaro

Kurtag: Virag az ember;...a csillag is virag...; Hommage a Bartok; Virag az ember

Liszt: La notte

Bartok: Hungarian Peasant Songs

Wagner transcr Liszt: Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)

20070421

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall, introduced by Stephanie Hughes, in which the Julliard String Quartet played Bartok's grittiest quartet and Schubert's lyrically intense last.

Bartok: Quartet for Strings No 3

Schubert: Quartet for Strings in D minor (Death and the Maiden)

20070422

Stephanie Hughes introduces legendary Czech pianist Ivan Moravec, now in his seventies, in a concert given in October 2005 at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op 15

Debussy: Pour le piano

Chopin: 2 Nocturnes, Op 27; Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23

20070428

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime concert given by baritone Christopher Maltman and pianist Julius Drake at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.

Schubert: Liebesbotschaft; Kriegers Ahnung; Fruhlingssehnsucht; Standchen; Aufenthalt; In der Ferne; Abschied; Der Taubenpost (Rellstab settings from Schwanengesang)

Reynaldo Hahn: A Chloris

Emil Paladilhe: Psyche

Debussy: Aupres de cette grotte sombre; Crois mon conseil; chere Climene; Je tremble en voyant ton visage (Le promenoir des deux amants)

Poulenc: La maitresse volage; L'offrande; La belle jeunesse (Chansons Gaillardes)

Christopher Maltman (baritone)

Julius Drake (piano).

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime concert given by baritone Christopher Maltman and pianist Julius Drake at the Wigmore Hall, London. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.

20070505

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime concert given by the Gaudier Ensemble at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.

Dvorak: Terzetto in C for 2 violins and viola in C, Op 74

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115.

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime concert given by the Gaudier Ensemble at the Wigmore Hall, London. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.

20070512

Stephanie Hughes presents another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime concert given at the Wigmore Hall, London. Swiss pianist Andreas Haefliger performs two contrasting works from Schubert's final years.

Schubert: Impromptu in C minor, D899; Piano Sonata in B flat, D960

Stephanie Hughes presents another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime concert given at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Swiss pianist Andreas Haefliger performs two contrasting works from Schubert's final years.

20070519

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall, London.

Stephanie Hughes introduces a song recital by German mezzo-soprano Petra Lang and pianist Charles Spencer.

Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42

Strauss: Kling!; Wir beide wollen springen; Du, meines Herzens Kronelein, Op 21, No 2; Lob des Leidens, Op 15 No 3; Wiegenlied, Op 41 No 1; An die Nacht, Op 68 No 1; Befreit, Op 39 No 4; Freundliche Vision, Op 48 No 1; Wie sollten wir geheim sie halten, Op 19 No 3

20070526

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall, London.

Stephanie Hughes introduces clarinet virtuoso Sabine Meyer and critically acclaimed pianist Fazil Say in a programme exploring the sonorous, sensuous and often jazzy sound-world of French clarinet music.

Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata

Saint-Saens: Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 167

Ravel: Sonatine

Milhaud: Scaramouche Suite

20070602

Stephanie Hughes introduces a second chance to hear a concert by violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Enrico Pace given last Monday at London's Wigmore Hall.

Beethoven: Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3

Shostakovich: Vioin Sonata, Op 134

20070609

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital broadcast last Monday from London's Wigmore Hall, featuring cellist Truls Mork with pianist Kathryn Stott in a programme that combines tenderness, fire and fantasy.

Beethoven: Cello Sonata No 4 in C, Op 102 No 1

Schumann: Phantasiestucke, Op 73

Brahms: Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99

20070616

Another chance to hear a recital given at London's Wigmore Hall by contralto Sara Mingardo and harpsichordist Rinaldo Alessandrini, who play a selection of little-known gems from the Italian Baroque.

Tarquinio Merula: Hor che'e tempo di morire

Giovanni Legrenzi: Costei ch'in mezzo al volto scritt'ha il mio cor

Giovanni Salvatore: Allor che Tirsi udia

Giacomo Carissimi: Deh, memoria, a che piu chiedi

Handel: Keyboard Suite in E minor, HWV 438; Lungi da me pensier tiranno

20070623

Verity Sharp introduces a concert given at London's Wigmore Hall by one of the most exciting young ensembles, the Belcea Quartet.

Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op 77, No 1

Dvorak: String Quartet in A flat, Op 105

20070630

Another chance to hear a recital given at the Wigmore Hall, London, by young Macedonian pianist Simon Trpceski, who plays a programme of dance-inspired Romantic piano works.

Chopin: Polonaises, Op 26 Nos 1 and 2; 4 Mazurkas, Op 24; 3 Waltzes, Op 70; Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4

Liszt: Soirees de Vienne (Waltz-caprices Nos 5 and 6)

20070707

Another chance to hear a recital by the Florestan Trio introduced by Sarah Walker from London's Wigmore Hall. The ensemble play three great works for piano trio which combine elegiac lyricism with Bohemian vitality.

Haydn: Piano Trio in E flat

Suk: Elegie, Op 23

Dvorak: Piano Trio No 2 in G minor, Op 26

Susan Tomes (piano)

Anthony Marwood (violin)

Richard Lester (cello)

20070714

Another chance to hear the last in the current season of lunchtime concerts from the Wigmore Hall, London, introduced by Sarah Walker.

Christian Gerhaher (baritone)

Gerold Huber (piano)

Mahler: O Mensch, gib Acht!; Wo die schonen Trompeten blasen; Nicht wiedersehen!; Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz; Das irdische Leben; Urlicht; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

20070915

Another chance to hear last Monday's Wigmore Hall lunchtime concert given by cellist Daniel Muller-Schott and pianist Angela Hewitt, both highly regarded for their interpretations of Bach.

Presented by Sara Mohr-pietsch.

Bach: Sonata No 2 in D, BWV 1028

Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70

Beethoven: Cello Sonata in A, Op 69.

Another chance to hear last Monday's Wigmore Hall lunchtime concert given by cellist Daniel Muller-Schott and pianist Angela Hewitt, both highly regarded for their interpretations of Bach. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

20070922

A second chance to hear last Monday's Wigmore Hall recital by German pianist Lars Vogt.

Presented by Sarah Walker.

Berg: Sonata, Op 1.

Brahms: Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5.

A second chance to hear last Monday's Wigmore Hall recital by German pianist Lars Vogt. Presented by Sarah Walker. Berg: Sonata, Op 1. Brahms: Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5.

20070929

A second chance to hear a recital by violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Cedric Tiberghien. Presented by Verity Sharp from London's Wigmore Hall.

Schubert: Sonatina No 3 in G minor, D408

Hartmann: Suite No 2 for solo violin

Beethoven: Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)

20071006

A second chance to hear this Wigmore Hall recital by the Royal String Quartet.

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 8 in C minor, Op 110.

Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 135.

A second chance to hear this Wigmore Hall recital by the Royal String Quartet. Shostakovich: String Quartet No 8 in C minor, Op 110. Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 135.

20071013

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime recital given at the Wigmore Hall, London, by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist baritone Ronan Collett, with pianist Chris Glynn.

They perform one of Schumann's key song cycles, together with French and English Romantic songs.

Schumann: Liederkreis, Op 24

Faure: L'horizon chimerique, Op 118

Warlock: Ha'nacker Mill; The night; My own country

Butterworth: Songs from A Shropshire Lad

20071027

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime recital.

From Wigmore Hall in London, Verity Sharp introduces Radio 3 New Generation Artist cellist Danjulo Ishizaka, who is joined by pianist Markus Schirmer in two central works of the cello repertoire.

Beethoven: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 5, No 2

Brahms: Cello Sonata in E, Op 38.

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime recital. From Wigmore Hall in London, Verity Sharp introduces Radio 3 New Generation Artist cellist Danjulo Ishizaka, who is joined by pianist Markus Schirmer in two central works of the cello repertoire.

20071103

Another chance to hear last Monday's lunchtime recital.

Verity Sharp introduces a recital by the brilliant international soloists who make up the Aronowitz Ensemble, members of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme. Their programme pairs Faure's first piano quintet, the result of 15 years of reworking, with a late string quintet by Dvorak which quotes a Native American theme the composer heard during a summer holiday spent with the Czech community in Spillville, Iowa.

Faure: Piano Quintet in D minor, Op 89.

Dvorak: Quintet in E flat, Op 9

Verity Sharp introduces a recital by the brilliant international soloists who make up the Aronowitz Ensemble, members of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.

Their programme pairs Faure's first piano quintet, the result of 15 years of reworking, with a late string quintet by Dvorak which quotes a Native American theme the composer heard during a summer holiday spent with the Czech community in Spillville, Iowa.

20071110

Verity Sharp presents another chance to hear last Monday's Lunchtime Concert from London's Wigmore Hall.

More than three decades after their first Lunchtime Concert for BBC Radio 3, the Vermeer Quartet gave their last recital at the Wigmore Hall as part of their farewell tour.

Schubert: Quartet in E flat, D87

Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor, Op 44 No 2

20071117

Another chance to hear the Takacs Quartet, one of the world's leading string quartets, in a concert of late works by Mozart and Dvorak given last Monday at the Wigmore Hall, London.

The second of his six quartets dedicated to Haydn, the D minor is Mozart's only mature string quartet written in a minor key, while in his American Quartet, Dvorak explores the various musical influences of his adopted home. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Mozart: Quartet in D minor for strings, K421

Dvorak: Quartet No 12 in F for strings, Op 96 (American)

The second of his six quartets dedicated to Haydn, the D minor is Mozart's only mature string quartet written in a minor key, while in his American Quartet, Dvorak explores the various musical influences of his adopted home.

Presented by Sara Mohr-pietsch.

20071124

Another chance to hear last Monday's Lunchtime Concert from London's Wigmore Hall.

Written for, and dedicated to, Archduke Rudolph of Austria, the B flat trio is the most famous and the largest in scale of Beethoven's works in this form. The Beaux Arts Trio pair it with a work of much chronological debate, the composer's variations on a theme by Wenzell Muller.

Beethoven: Variations on Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu, Op 121a; Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)

Written for, and dedicated to, Archduke Rudolph of Austria, the B flat trio is the most famous and the largest in scale of Beethoven's works in this form.

The Beaux Arts Trio pair it with a work of much chronological debate, the composer's variations on a theme by Wenzell Muller.

20071201

Another chance to hear last Monday's Lunchtime Concert.

Sarah Walker introduces a recital from London's Wigmore Hall, by former Radio 3 New Generation Artist tenor Andrew Kennedy with pianist Julius Drake. The programme includes reflective Faure, powerhouse Strauss, and some lesser-known gems by Ivor Gurney.

Faure: Rencontre; Toujours; Adieu, Op 21; Green, Op 58, No 3; Prison, Op 83, No 1; Nell, Op 18, No 1; Fleur jetee, Op 39, No 2

Ivor Gurney: By a bierside; Severn meadows; In flanders; Even such is time; Tarentella; On wenlock edge

Strauss: Ich trage meine Minne, Op 32, No 1; Sehnsucht, Op 32, No 2; Liebeshymnus, Op 32, No 3; O süsser Mai, Op 32, No 4; Himmelsboten, Op 32, No 5; Heimliche Aufforderung, Op 27, No 3; Wenn, Op 31, No 2

Sarah Walker introduces a recital from London's Wigmore Hall, by former Radio 3 New Generation Artist tenor Andrew Kennedy with pianist Julius Drake.

The programme includes reflective Faure, powerhouse Strauss, and some lesser-known gems by Ivor Gurney.

20071208

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall, London. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

The Arcanto Quartet perform Bartok's String Quartet No 5 and Brahms' String Quartet in C minor, Op 51, No 1.

20071215

Another chance to hear the Gaudier Ensemble perform two of Beethoven's finest early chamber works at the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Verity Sharp.

Beethoven: Quintet in E flat for piano and wind instruments, Op 16; Trio in B flat for clarinet, cello and piano, Op 11

20071222

A second chance to hear pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja perform at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Presented by Verity Sharp.

Schumann: Papillons for piano, Op 2

Chopin: Scherzos for piano No 1 in B minor, Op 20; No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31; No 3 in C sharp minor, Op 39; No 4 in E, Op 54

20071229

Another chance to hear German ensemble Trio Jean Paul perform Haydn's Piano Trio in E minor and Brahms's Piano Trio in B.

20080112

Verity Sharp presents a second chance to hear the Kopelman Quartet recorded at Wigmore Hall in London.

Shostakovich: Quartet No 1 in C.

Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor, Op 132.

Verity Sharp presents a second chance to hear the Kopelman Quartet recorded at Wigmore Hall in London. Shostakovich: Quar