This week's lunchtime concerts come from the Cheltenham Festival, performed by the former BBC New Generation Artist and baroque keyboard player Mahan Esfahani, the award winning Carducci Quartet, along with the pianist Marc-André Hamelin. Today's concert features music by Couperin, WF Bach, Hamelin and Shostakovich, and was performed in two historic settings - the Tithe Barn at Syde Manor, and the Pittville Pump Room.
Couperin: 3 Pieces in G minor
WF Bach: Sonata in E flat
Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)
Hamelin: Variations on a Theme by Paganini (UK premiere)
Marc-André Hamelin (piano)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 8 in C minor, Op 110
Carducci Quartet: Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)
Produced by Luke Whitlock.