Bath International Music Festival 2014

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140211

Penny Gore introduces a song recital from the Assembly Rooms in Bath. Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman performs the Arabian-inspired songs of Ravel's Shéhérazade, Britten's first song cycle (with words by the composer's friend WH Auden), and the rich love songs Wagner wrote for his muse, Mathilde Wesendonck.

Ravel: Shéhérazade

Britten: On this Island Op.11

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder

Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)

Justus Zeyen (piano).

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140211

Penny Gore introduces a song recital from the Assembly Rooms in Bath. Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman performs the Arabian-inspired songs of Ravel's Shéhérazade, Britten's first song cycle (with words by the composer's friend WH Auden), and the rich love songs Wagner wrote for his muse, Mathilde Wesendonck.

Ravel: Shéhérazade

Britten: On this Island Op.11

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder

Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)

Justus Zeyen (piano).

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140212

Penny Gore introduces a piano recital from the Guildhall in Bath given by Norwegian pianist, Christian Ihle Hadland, one of Radio 3's recent New Generations Artists.

His programme includes the extraordinary emotional intensity of Schubert's first set of impromptus, whose powerful impact belie their improvisatory styling, and pure Russian romance from Rachmaninov's younger contemporary, Medtner.

Medtner: Sonata reminiscenza Op.38

Schubert: Four Impromptus D.899

Schumann: Variations on an Original Theme WoO.24

Christian Ihle Hadland (piano).

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140212

Penny Gore introduces a piano recital from the Guildhall in Bath given by Norwegian pianist, Christian Ihle Hadland, one of Radio 3's recent New Generations Artists.

His programme includes the extraordinary emotional intensity of Schubert's first set of impromptus, whose powerful impact belie their improvisatory styling, and pure Russian romance from Rachmaninov's younger contemporary, Medtner.

Medtner: Sonata reminiscenza Op.38

Schubert: Four Impromptus D.899

Schumann: Variations on an Original Theme WoO.24

Christian Ihle Hadland (piano).

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140213

Enchanting folk tunes from Scandinavia partner Debussy's ravishing String Quartet and the taut psychological drama of Janácek in his reinterpretation of a Tolstoy novella, performed by Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Danish String Quartet. Recorded at Bath's Guildhall and introduced by Penny Gore.

Trad Folk Music:

I Aerlige Brudefolk (trad. Faroe Islands)

Første Brudestykke (trad. Fanø - Denmark)

Andet Brudestykke (trad. Fanø - Denmark)

Ploska (Mikael Marin - Sweden)

Janácek: String Quartet No.1, "Kreutzer Sonata"

Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op.10

The Danish String Quartet.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140213

Enchanting folk tunes from Scandinavia partner Debussy's ravishing String Quartet and the taut psychological drama of Janácek in his reinterpretation of a Tolstoy novella, performed by Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Danish String Quartet. Recorded at Bath's Guildhall and introduced by Penny Gore.

Trad Folk Music:

I Aerlige Brudefolk (trad. Faroe Islands)

Første Brudestykke (trad. Fanø - Denmark)

Andet Brudestykke (trad. Fanø - Denmark)

Ploska (Mikael Marin - Sweden)

Janácek: String Quartet No.1, "Kreutzer Sonata"

Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op.10

The Danish String Quartet.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140214

Mendelssohn's towering contribution to the chamber repertoire, his Octet, performed at Bath's Assembly Rooms by the Danish and Sacconi String Quartets. Introduced by Penny Gore.

Strauss: Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85

Beethoven: Piano Sonata, Op 78

Mendelssohn: Octet

Danish String Quartet

Sacconi String Quartet

Christian Ihle Hadland (piano).

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140214

Mendelssohn's towering contribution to the chamber repertoire, his Octet, performed at Bath's Assembly Rooms by the Danish and Sacconi String Quartets. Introduced by Penny Gore.

Strauss: Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85

Beethoven: Piano Sonata, Op 78

Mendelssohn: Octet

Danish String Quartet

Sacconi String Quartet

Christian Ihle Hadland (piano).