Women In The Shadows

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130219

Women in the Shadows

The first in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Joanna MacGregor plays music by Gubaidulina, both Boulanger sisters and Amy Beach alongside Charles Ives's transcendental 'Alcotts'.

Joanna MacGregor (piano)

Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys 1-8

Lili Boulanger: Trois Morceaux

Nadia Boulanger: Improvisation no.1 in E flat minor

Amy Beach: Cradle Song of the Lonely Mother

Charles Ives: 'The Alcotts' from Piano Sonata no.2

Ruth Crawford Philips: Preludes 1, 6 and 9 (Nine Preludes for Piano)

Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys 9-14.

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130219

Women in the Shadows

The first in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Joanna MacGregor plays music by Gubaidulina, both Boulanger sisters and Amy Beach alongside Charles Ives's transcendental 'Alcotts'.

Joanna MacGregor (piano)

Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys 1-8

Lili Boulanger: Trois Morceaux

Nadia Boulanger: Improvisation no.1 in E flat minor

Amy Beach: Cradle Song of the Lonely Mother

Charles Ives: 'The Alcotts' from Piano Sonata no.2

Ruth Crawford Philips: Preludes 1, 6 and 9 (Nine Preludes for Piano)

Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys 9-14.

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180313

Joanna MacGregor plays neglected piano works alongside more celebrated contemporaries.

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

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180313

Joanna MacGregor plays neglected piano works alongside more celebrated contemporaries.

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

From the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, celebrated pianist Joanna MacGregor OBE begins this week of lunchtime concerts, highlighting unjustly neglected works alongside their more celebrated contemporaries.

Sofia Gubaidulina: Chaconne
Errolyn Wallen: I wouldn't normally say
Gabriela Ortiz: Suy-muy-key
Stevie Wishart (arr MacGregor): Proem, Prelude and Fugue
Freya Waley-Cohen: Southern Leaves
Trad arr MacGregor: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child; Deep River; Ain't no grave gonna hold my body down
Charles Ives: Piano Sonata No 1 (3rd movt: Largo)
Eleanor Alberga: It's Time

Joanna MacGregor - piano.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130220

Women in the Shadows

The second in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Lawrence Power and Simon Crawford-Phillips play Rebecca Clarke's virtuosic viola sonata with works by Britten and Benjamin.

Lawrence Power (viola)

Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

Arthur Benjamin: Viola Sonata

Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae: Reflections on a Song of Dowland

Rebecca Clarke: Viola Sonata.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130220

Women in the Shadows

The second in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Lawrence Power and Simon Crawford-Phillips play Rebecca Clarke's virtuosic viola sonata with works by Britten and Benjamin.

Lawrence Power (viola)

Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

Arthur Benjamin: Viola Sonata

Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae: Reflections on a Song of Dowland

Rebecca Clarke: Viola Sonata.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180314

Trio Apaches perform both unjustly neglected and celebrated twentieth century works.

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

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130221

Women in the Shadows

The third in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Sophie Daneman and Stephan Loges sing songs and duets by Fanny Mendelssohn and her more famous brother, accompanied by Simon Lepper.

Sophie Daneman (soprano)

Stephan Loges (baritone)

Simon Lepper (piano)

Felix Mendelssohn: Auf Flügeln des Gesanges; Die Liebende schreibt; Neue Liebe

Fanny Mendelssohn: Song Without Words Op.8 no.3; Die Mainacht (6 Lieder Op.9); Verlust; Wanderlied (6 Lieder Op.1)

Felix Mendelssohn: Der Verlassne ("Rauch" version); Song Without Words Op.85 no.2; Im Kahn (1841 version); Song Without Words Op.30 no.6; Pagenlied; Venetianisches Gondellied Op.57 no.5;

Nachtlied Op.71 no.6

Felix Mendelssohn: Six duets - Ich wollt meine Lieb; Gruss; Wasserfahrt; Volkslied; Abendlied; Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130221

Women in the Shadows

The third in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Sophie Daneman and Stephan Loges sing songs and duets by Fanny Mendelssohn and her more famous brother, accompanied by Simon Lepper.

Sophie Daneman (soprano)

Stephan Loges (baritone)

Simon Lepper (piano)

Felix Mendelssohn: Auf Flügeln des Gesanges; Die Liebende schreibt; Neue Liebe

Fanny Mendelssohn: Song Without Words Op.8 no.3; Die Mainacht (6 Lieder Op.9); Verlust; Wanderlied (6 Lieder Op.1)

Felix Mendelssohn: Der Verlassne ("Rauch" version); Song Without Words Op.85 no.2; Im Kahn (1841 version); Song Without Words Op.30 no.6; Pagenlied; Venetianisches Gondellied Op.57 no.5;

Nachtlied Op.71 no.6

Felix Mendelssohn: Six duets - Ich wollt meine Lieb; Gruss; Wasserfahrt; Volkslied; Abendlied; Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180315

Soprano Ruby Hughes sings neglected works alongside their more celebrated contemporaries.

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

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180315

Soprano Ruby Hughes sings neglected works alongside their more celebrated contemporaries.

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

Former Radio 3 New Generation Artist soprano Ruby Hughes joins award-winning pianist Joseph Middleton for a recital highlighting unjustly neglected works alongside their more celebrated contemporaries.

Alma Mahler: Die stille Stadt; Laue Sommernacht; Lobgesang
Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder
Helen Grime: Bright Travellers

Ruby Hughes, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180316

Violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad plays neglected works alongside more celebrated pieces.

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

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20180316

Violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad plays neglected works alongside more celebrated pieces.

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

Radio 3 New Generation Artist, violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad closes this week of recitals highlighting unjustly neglected works alongside their more celebrated contemporaries with pianist David Meier.

Schumann: Marchenbilder Op.113
Enescu: Concert Piece
Clarke: Viola Sonata

Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad - viola
David Meier - piano.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130222

Women in the Shadows

The last in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Karen Cargill and Simon Lepper perform songs by Alma Mahler with others by her husband, her lover - Zemlinsky and her idol - Wagner.

Karen Cargill (mezzo soprano)

Simon Lepper (piano)

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrendes Gesellen

Alma Mahler: 5 Songs (1910)

Zemlinsky: Liebe und Frühling

Zemlinsky: Ich sah mein eigen Angesicht

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130222

Women in the Shadows

The last in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Karen Cargill and Simon Lepper perform songs by Alma Mahler with others by her husband, her lover - Zemlinsky and her idol - Wagner.

Karen Cargill (mezzo soprano)

Simon Lepper (piano)

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrendes Gesellen

Alma Mahler: 5 Songs (1910)

Zemlinsky: Liebe und Frühling

Zemlinsky: Ich sah mein eigen Angesicht

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder.