West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2014


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Sean Rafferty visits the southwest tip of Ireland and the West Cork Chamber Music Festival. Today's programme features chamber music and song by Moeran, Barber and Zarebski, performed by the festival's international guests, including soprano Ailish Tynan.

Moeran: Roving Dingle Boy

Barber: Solitary Hotel; Nuvoletta

Ailish Tynan (soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano)

Zarebski: Piano Quintet in G minor Op.34

Danish String Quartet, Philippe Cassard (piano).

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In the second of four programmes from the 2014 West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Sean Rafferty introduces music for Strings Quartet by Ian Wilson and Dvorák, performed by the Vanburgh and Zemlinsky Quartets, and talks to the international guests visiting the Festival in the gardens of Bantry House.

Ian Wilson: Quartet No.1 ""Winter's Edge"

Vanburgh Quartet

Gregory Ellis, Keith Pascoe (violins), Simon Aspell (viola), and Christopher Marwood (cello)

Dvorák: Quartet No.13 in G major Op.106

František Soucek, Petr Strížek (violins), Petr Holman (viola), Vladimír Fortin (cello).

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Sean Rafferty presents the third of four programmes from the 2014 West Cork Chamber Music Festival. He talks to the festival's visiting international musicians and introduces music by Schulhoff and Mozart.

Schulhoff: Duo

Gergana Gergova (violin)/Alban Gerhardt (cello)

Mozart: Clarinet Trio in E flat K.498 'Kegelstatt Trio'

Julian Bliss (clarinet), Lise Berthaud (viola), Philippe Cassard (piano)

Silvestrov: Post Scriptum

Nurit Stark (violin), Cédric Pescia (piano).

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Sean Rafferty brings this week of programmes from the West Cork Chamber Music Festival to a highly charged close with music by Mahler and Schoenberg.

Mahler: 5 Rückert Lieder

Philippe Sly (baritone), Julius Drake (piano)

Schoenberg: String Sextet Op.4 'Verklärte Nacht'

Carolin Widmann, Alina Ibragimova (violins), Lawrence Power), Lise Berthaud (violas), Alban Gerhardt, Andreas Brantelid (cellos).