Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert - Manchester Chamber Concerts Society 2016 - 17

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01Episode 120170502

Chamber music by Bach, Haydn and Brahms from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

Chamber music by Bach, Haydn and Brahms from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe. Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Bach's E minor sonata, viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips play one of Brahms' two viola sonatas, and The Arcadia Quartet performs one of Haydn's Op.33 string quartets.

Bach: Sonata in E minor, BWV.1034
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op.33 No.5
Arcadia Quartet

Brahms: Sonata in F minor, Op.120 No.1
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.

Chamber music by Bach, Haydn and Brahms from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe. Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Bach's E minor sonata, viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips play one of Brahms' two viola sonatas, and The Arcadia Quartet performs one of Haydn's Op.33 string quartets.

Bach: Sonata in E minor, BWV.1034
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op.33 No.5
Arcadia Quartet

Brahms: Sonata in F minor, Op.120 No.1
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.

02Episode 220170503

Music by Couperin, Duphy, Hue and Turnage from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

Music by Couperin, Duphy, Hue and Turnage from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe. Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Baroque music by Francois Couperin and Jacques Duphly, and viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips perform Mark-Anthony Turnage's "Power Play" and a theme and variations by the 19th-century French composer Georges Hüe, who was a pupil of Gounod and Franck.

Georges Hüe: Thème varié
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Duphly: La Forqueray (Chaconne)
Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Couperin: Concert Royal IV (1722)
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Power Play
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.

Music by Couperin, Duphy, Hue and Turnage from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe. Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Baroque music by Francois Couperin and Jacques Duphly, and viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips perform Mark-Anthony Turnage's "Power Play" and a theme and variations by the 19th-century French composer Georges Hüe, who was a pupil of Gounod and Franck.

Georges Hüe: Thème varié
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Duphly: La Forqueray (Chaconne)
Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Couperin: Concert Royal IV (1722)
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Power Play
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.

03Episode 320170504

Chamber music by Bach, Bartok and York Bowen from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

Chamber music by Bach, Bartok and York Bowen from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe. Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Bach's B minor sonata, viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips perform York Bowen's second viola sonata, and The Arcadia Quartet plays Bartok's complex but tightly structured String Quartet No.3

Bartok: String Quartet No.3
Arcadia Quartet

Bach: Sonata in B minor, BWV.1030
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

York Bowen: Viola Sonata No.2 in F, Op.22
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano).

Chamber music by Bach, Bartok and York Bowen from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe. Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Bach's B minor sonata, viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips perform York Bowen's second viola sonata, and The Arcadia Quartet plays Bartok's complex but tightly structured String Quartet No.3

Bartok: String Quartet No.3
Arcadia Quartet

Bach: Sonata in B minor, BWV.1030
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

York Bowen: Viola Sonata No.2 in F, Op.22
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano).

04Episode 420170505

Chamber music by Büsser, Beethoven and Quantz from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society

Chamber music by Büsser, Beethoven and Quantz from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe.

Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Baroque music by Philidor and Quantz, viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips perform Henri Büsser's "Appassionato", and The Arcadia Quartet plays Beethoven's 8th String Quartet, in E minor.

Henri Büsser: Appassionato for viola and piano
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Quantz: 2 Capriccios for solo flute
Adam Walker (flute)

Philidor: Suite No.5 in E minor (1712)
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op.59 No.2
Arcadia Quartet

Presented by Hannah French.

Chamber music by Büsser, Beethoven and Quantz from the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of the 80th year of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society, curated by pianist Martin Roscoe.

Today, flautist Adam Walker and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani perform Baroque music by Philidor and Quantz, viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford Phillips perform Henri Büsser's "Appassionato", and The Arcadia Quartet plays Beethoven's 8th String Quartet, in E minor.

Henri Büsser: Appassionato for viola and piano
Lawrence Power (viola) / Simon Crawford Phillips (piano)

Quantz: 2 Capriccios for solo flute
Adam Walker (flute)

Philidor: Suite No.5 in E minor (1712)
Adam Walker (flute) / Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op.59 No.2
Arcadia Quartet

Presented by Hannah French.