BBC Proms Chamber Music 2006

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Another chance to hear Monday's concert from Cadogan Hall.

Christoph Eschenbach and four principals from the Orchestre de Paris pay tribute to anniversary composers Mozart and Schumann and explore the crisp wind sonorities of Stravinsky and Ravel.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Schumann: Three Romances, Op 94, for oboe and piano

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for solo clarinet

Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and bassoon

Mozart: Quintet for piano and wind in E flat, K452

Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

Solistes de l'Orchestre de Paris

Alexandre Gattet (oboe)

Philippe Berrod (clarinet)

Michel Garcin-Marrou (horn)

Giorgio Mandolesi (bassoon)

2006071720060722

Another chance to hear Monday's concert from Cadogan Hall.

Christoph Eschenbach and four principals from the Orchestre de Paris pay tribute to anniversary composers Mozart and Schumann and explore the crisp wind sonorities of Stravinsky and Ravel.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Schumann: Three Romances, Op 94, for oboe and piano

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for solo clarinet

Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and bassoon

Mozart: Quintet for piano and wind in E flat, K452

Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

Solistes de l'Orchestre de Paris

Alexandre Gattet (oboe)

Philippe Berrod (clarinet)

Michel Garcin-Marrou (horn)

Giorgio Mandolesi (bassoon)

2006072420060729

Another chance to savour the delights of a new musical partnership.

Two young star singers join forces with a renowned pianist for a musical journey through several centuries of duet songbooks.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Purcell: Let Us Wander Not Unseen; My Dearest, My Fairest; What Can We Poor Females Do? Sound the Trumpet

Mendelssohn: Abschied der Zugvogel; O säh ich auf der Heide dort; Gruss; Herbstlied

Gounod: D'un coeur qui t'aime; Fleur des bois

Chausson: La Nuit; Reveil

Brahms: Die Schwestern; Sommerabend; Weg der Liebe I; Weg der Liebe II; Phänomen; Walpurgisnacht

Kate Royal (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano)

Roger Vignoles (piano)

2006072420060729

Another chance to savour the delights of a new musical partnership.

Two young star singers join forces with a renowned pianist for a musical journey through several centuries of duet songbooks.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Purcell: Let Us Wander Not Unseen; My Dearest, My Fairest; What Can We Poor Females Do? Sound the Trumpet

Mendelssohn: Abschied der Zugvogel; O säh ich auf der Heide dort; Gruss; Herbstlied

Gounod: D'un coeur qui t'aime; Fleur des bois

Chausson: La Nuit; Reveil

Brahms: Die Schwestern; Sommerabend; Weg der Liebe I; Weg der Liebe II; Phänomen; Walpurgisnacht

Kate Royal (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano)

Roger Vignoles (piano)

2006080720060812

'What bliss to write song!' Schumann's declaration to his beloved Clara resounds through all his Lieder, and nowhere more movingly than in Dichterlieber, his cycle about the joys and sorrows of love.

Touching the very heart of Schumann's turbulent emotional world is the young German baritone, Christian Gerhaher, with an international reputation as one of the major Lieder interpreters of our time.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op 48; Lieder from Op 40: Marzveilchen, Muttertraum, Der Soldat, Der Spielman; Gesänge des Harfners from Op 98 a: Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen aß, Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt, An die Türen will ich schleichen

Christian Gerhaher (baritone)

Gerold Huber (piano)

2006080720060812

'What bliss to write song!' Schumann's declaration to his beloved Clara resounds through all his Lieder, and nowhere more movingly than in Dichterlieber, his cycle about the joys and sorrows of love.

Touching the very heart of Schumann's turbulent emotional world is the young German baritone, Christian Gerhaher, with an international reputation as one of the major Lieder interpreters of our time.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op 48; Lieder from Op 40: Marzveilchen, Muttertraum, Der Soldat, Der Spielman; Gesänge des Harfners from Op 98 a: Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen aß, Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt, An die Türen will ich schleichen

Christian Gerhaher (baritone)

Gerold Huber (piano)

2006081420060819

Another chance to hear the Prom featuring Ian Wilson's new work - commissioned jointly by the Royal Philharmonic Society and BBC Radio 3 for the New Generation Artists.

Kurtág's tribute to Schumann is characteristically elusive: the distillation of dreams.

The concert ends with a trio by the inventor of this particular instrumental combination, Mozart.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes from Cadogan Hall, London.

György Kurtág: Hommage à R.

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Schumann: Arabeske in C, Op 18, for piano

Ian Wilson: Red Over Black (BBC co-commission with the Royal Philharmonic Society; world premiere)

Mozart: Trio in E flat, K498 (Kegelstatt)

Martin Fröst (clarinet)

Pierre Lenert (viola)

CÚdric Tiberghien (piano)

2006081420060819

Another chance to hear the Prom featuring Ian Wilson's new work - commissioned jointly by the Royal Philharmonic Society and BBC Radio 3 for the New Generation Artists.

Kurtág's tribute to Schumann is characteristically elusive: the distillation of dreams.

The concert ends with a trio by the inventor of this particular instrumental combination, Mozart.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes from Cadogan Hall, London.

György Kurtág: Hommage à R.

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Schumann: Arabeske in C, Op 18, for piano

Ian Wilson: Red Over Black (BBC co-commission with the Royal Philharmonic Society; world premiere)

Mozart: Trio in E flat, K498 (Kegelstatt)

Martin Fröst (clarinet)

Pierre Lenert (viola)

CÚdric Tiberghien (piano)

2006082120060826

A Proms debut for chamber players from one of France's foremost early music ensembles, La Simphonie du Marais.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes from Cadogan Hall, London.

Dedicated to reviving the music of Lully and his contemporaries, the ensemble lifts the curtain on the intimate world of music devised for Louis XIV's private entertainment and in particular celebrate the anniversary of that genius of the viol, Marin Marais.

Marin Marais: Suite No 5 in Em, from Pièces en Trio (1692) for flutes, violins and viol (excerpts)

Anne Philidor: Sonata in Dm for recorder (1712)

Michel de La Barre: Suite No 1 in Cm, from Pièces en Trio for violins and flutes (1694)

Marin Marais: Suite in Gm, from Pièces de viole, book 2 (1701) - Allemande and Tombeau pour Mr de Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Sommeil d'Atys (1676)

Marin Marais: Suite No 5 in Em, from Pièces en Trio for flutes, violins and viol (1692) - Caprice

La Simphonie du Marais

Hugo Reyne (flutes/director)

François Nicolet (flutes)

Anne-Marie Lasla, Catherine Arnoult (treble viol)

Emmanuelle Guigues (bass viol)

Marc Wolff (theorbo)

2006082120060826

A Proms debut for chamber players from one of France's foremost early music ensembles, La Simphonie du Marais.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes from Cadogan Hall, London.

Dedicated to reviving the music of Lully and his contemporaries, the ensemble lifts the curtain on the intimate world of music devised for Louis XIV's private entertainment and in particular celebrate the anniversary of that genius of the viol, Marin Marais.

Marin Marais: Suite No 5 in Em, from Pièces en Trio (1692) for flutes, violins and viol (excerpts)

Anne Philidor: Sonata in Dm for recorder (1712)

Michel de La Barre: Suite No 1 in Cm, from Pièces en Trio for violins and flutes (1694)

Marin Marais: Suite in Gm, from Pièces de viole, book 2 (1701) - Allemande and Tombeau pour Mr de Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Sommeil d'Atys (1676)

Marin Marais: Suite No 5 in Em, from Pièces en Trio for flutes, violins and viol (1692) - Caprice

La Simphonie du Marais

Hugo Reyne (flutes/director)

François Nicolet (flutes)

Anne-Marie Lasla, Catherine Arnoult (treble viol)

Emmanuelle Guigues (bass viol)

Marc Wolff (theorbo)

2006082820060902

The artistry of leading viola player Lawrence Power has inspired Colin Matthews in his 60th year to complete a set of pieces especially for this concert.

They are framed, in this recital, by Mozart's affectionate homage to Bach and Schumann's exhilarating Quintet - the crowning masterpiece of 1842, when he concentrated entirely on writing chamber music.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes, from Cadogan Hall.

JS Bach, arr Mozart: Largo and Fugue in E flat (after BWV 526); Adagio and Fugue in Gm (after BWV 883)

Colin Matthews: Luminoso; Scorrevole (BBC commissions - world premieres); Oscuro; Calmo

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44

Leopold String Trio

Marianne Thorsen (violin)

Lawrence Power (viola)

Kate Gould (cello)

Benjamin Nabarro (violin)

Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

2006082820060902

The artistry of leading viola player Lawrence Power has inspired Colin Matthews in his 60th year to complete a set of pieces especially for this concert.

They are framed, in this recital, by Mozart's affectionate homage to Bach and Schumann's exhilarating Quintet - the crowning masterpiece of 1842, when he concentrated entirely on writing chamber music.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes, from Cadogan Hall.

JS Bach, arr Mozart: Largo and Fugue in E flat (after BWV 526); Adagio and Fugue in Gm (after BWV 883)

Colin Matthews: Luminoso; Scorrevole (BBC commissions - world premieres); Oscuro; Calmo

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44

Leopold String Trio

Marianne Thorsen (violin)

Lawrence Power (viola)

Kate Gould (cello)

Benjamin Nabarro (violin)

Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

2006090420060909

A recital by revelatory pianist Stephen Kovacevich, who has chosen two extraordinary solo works that eloquently complement each other.

Berg's brief early Sonata offers a radiant last glimpse backwards to the Romantic world, while Schubert's monumental late Sonata strains forward in its restless questioning and profound vision of musical worlds yet to come.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes, from Cadogan Hall.

Berg: Piano Sonata, Op 1

Schubert: Piano Sonata in A, D959

Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

2006090420060909

A recital by revelatory pianist Stephen Kovacevich, who has chosen two extraordinary solo works that eloquently complement each other.

Berg's brief early Sonata offers a radiant last glimpse backwards to the Romantic world, while Schubert's monumental late Sonata strains forward in its restless questioning and profound vision of musical worlds yet to come.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes, from Cadogan Hall.

Berg: Piano Sonata, Op 1

Schubert: Piano Sonata in A, D959

Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

0320060731

Four brilliant young Polish musicians unlock the power and beauty of the music of fellow countryman Szymanowski in a programme that also salutes the uniquely original imagination of Mozart, and celebrates Shostakovich's anniversary with one of his most personal quartets - a bittersweet tribute to his first wife.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes live from Cadogan Hall, London.

Mozart: String Quartet in B flat major, K458 Hunt

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7

Szymanowski: String Quartet No 2

Royal String Quartet

Izabella Szalaj-Zimak (violin)

Elwira Przybylowska (violin)

Marek Czech (viola)

Michal Pepol (cello).

0320060731

Four brilliant young Polish musicians unlock the power and beauty of the music of fellow countryman Szymanowski in a programme that also salutes the uniquely original imagination of Mozart, and celebrates Shostakovich's anniversary with one of his most personal quartets - a bittersweet tribute to his first wife.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes live from Cadogan Hall, London.

Mozart: String Quartet in B flat major, K458 Hunt

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7

Szymanowski: String Quartet No 2

Royal String Quartet

Izabella Szalaj-Zimak (violin)

Elwira Przybylowska (violin)

Marek Czech (viola)

Michal Pepol (cello).

0420060807

'What bliss to write song!' Schumann's declaration to his beloved Clara resounds through all his Lieder, and nowhere more movingly than in Dichterlieber, his cycle about the joys and sorrows of love.

Touching the very heart of Schumann's turbulent emotional world is a young German baritone with an international reputation as one of the major Lieder interpreters of our time.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes live from Cadogan Hall, London.

Schumann Dichterliebe, Op 48; Schumann Lieder from Op 40: Marzveilchen, Muttertraum, Der Soldat, Der Spielman; Gesänge des Harfners from Op 98a: Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen aß, Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt, An die Türen will ich schleichen

Christian Gerhaher (baritone)

Gerold Huber (piano).

0420060807

'What bliss to write song!' Schumann's declaration to his beloved Clara resounds through all his Lieder, and nowhere more movingly than in Dichterlieber, his cycle about the joys and sorrows of love.

Touching the very heart of Schumann's turbulent emotional world is a young German baritone with an international reputation as one of the major Lieder interpreters of our time.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes live from Cadogan Hall, London.

Schumann Dichterliebe, Op 48; Schumann Lieder from Op 40: Marzveilchen, Muttertraum, Der Soldat, Der Spielman; Gesänge des Harfners from Op 98a: Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen aß, Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt, An die Türen will ich schleichen

Christian Gerhaher (baritone)

Gerold Huber (piano).