Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire - New Generation Artists

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03Mariam Batsashvili20180201

Pianist Mariam Batsashvili plays Busoni, Chopin & Liszt at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Sarah Walker presents the third of four recitals from the brand new concert hall at the recently reopened Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, featuring some of Radio 3's current New Generation Artists.

Today's programme features pianist Mariam Batsashvili in Ferruccio Busoni's transcription of Bach's D minor Chaconne, alongside two of Liszt's tour-de-force solo piano works and Chopin's Andante spianato e Grande polonaise brillante.

Bach transc. Busoni: Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 13, S244/13
Chopin: Andante spianato e Grande polonaise brillante, Op 22
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 2

Mariam Batsashvili, piano

At just 24 years old, Mariam Batsashvili already ranks among the most promising young pianists of her generation.
She gained international recognition at the 10th Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht 2014, where she won First Prize as well as the Junior Jury Award and the Press Prize. "Winner Batsashvili turns every phrase into something special", headlined Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad, and the international Jury called her a "complete artist" with a "tremendous touch" and "sincere emotion".

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Baritone Benjamin Appl and pianist Sholto Kynoch at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Sarah Walker presents the last of four recitals from the brand new concert hall at the recently reopened Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, featuring some of Radio 3's current and former New Generation Artists.

Today's programme features baritone Benjamin Appl and pianist Sholto Kynoch in songs by Schubert, Reger, Brahms, Grieg, Warlock, Strauss, Poulenc and Ireland..

Schubert: Seligkeit, D.433
Reger: Des Kindes Gebet, Op.76'22
Schubert: DEr Einsame, D.800
Schreker: Waldeinsamkeit
Brahms: Mein Madel hat einen Rosenmund
Grieg: Zur Rosenzeit
Richard Strauss: Allerseelen, Op.10'8
Schubert: Drang in die Ferne, D.770
Schubert: Der Wanderer in den Mond, D.870
Adolf Strauss: Ich weiss bestimmt, ich werd' dich wiedersehen
Poulenc: Hyde Park
Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon
Henry Bishop: Home, sweet home
Warlock: My own country
Warlock: The Bachelor
Ireland: If there were dreams to sell
Grieg: Ein Traum

Benjamin Appl, baritone
Sholto Kynoch, piano.