Aldeburgh Festival 2014

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140715

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Aldeburgh Festival, and include performances by pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich and Nenad Lecic, harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists. Today's selection includes music for 2 pianos by Debussy, four English virginal pieces and music for woodwind quartet by Elliott Carter.

Debussy - En blanc et noir

Tamara Stefanovich and Nenad Lecic (pianos)

Bull - In Nomine IX; Les Bouffons; Fantasia XII

Gibbons - Pavan in G

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Carter - 8 Etudes and a Fantasty for woodwind quartet

Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140716

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Aldeburgh Festival, and include performances by pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich and Nenad Lecic, harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists. Today's selection includes one of Bach's French Suites for harpsichord alongside Mendelssohn's tour-de-force string octet.

Bach - French Suite in G, BWV.816

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Couperin - Les Ondes

Mendelssohn - Octet for strings

Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140717

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Aldeburgh Festival, and include performances by pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich and Nenad Lecic, harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists. Today's programme features just one single work: Messiaen's intense suite of pieces for two pianos, "Visions de L'Amen", recorded at Blythburgh Church.

Messiaen - Visions de L'Amen

Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich (pianos).

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140718

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Aldeburgh Festival, and include performances by pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich and Nenad Lecic, harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists. Today's selection includes 20th Century Hungarian harpsichord music by Bartok and Ligeti alongside Janacek's Concertino for piano and sextet and Ravel's 2-piano depiction of the breakdown of European society - La Valse.

Martinu - 2 Impromptus pour clavecin

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Bartok - 3 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm

Ligeti - Passacaglia ungherese; Continuum; Hungarian Rock

Janacek - March of the Bluebirds; Concertino

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) / Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists

Ravel - La Valse

Tamara Stefanovich and Nenad Lenic (pianos).