Cheltenham Festival 2015

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150721

This week's lunchtime concerts come from the Cheltenham Festival, performed by the Canadian virtuoso pianist Marc-André Hamelin, and the award winning Carducci Quartet. Today's programme features music by Mozart, Shostakovich, and a UK premiere by Marc-André Hamelin, performed in two historic settings - the Tithe Barn at Syde Manor and the Pittville Pump Room.

Mozart: Piano Sonata in D, K576

Marc-André Hamelin: Pavane Variée (UK premiere)

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 5 in B flat, Op 92

Carducci Quartet: Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)

Produced by Luke Whitlock.

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150721

This week's lunchtime concerts come from the Cheltenham Festival, performed by the Canadian virtuoso pianist Marc-André Hamelin, and the award winning Carducci Quartet. Today's programme features music by Mozart, Shostakovich, and a UK premiere by Marc-André Hamelin, performed in two historic settings - the Tithe Barn at Syde Manor and the Pittville Pump Room.

Mozart: Piano Sonata in D, K576

Marc-André Hamelin: Pavane Variée (UK premiere)

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 5 in B flat, Op 92

Carducci Quartet: Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)

Produced by Luke Whitlock.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150722

This week's lunchtime concerts come from the Cheltenham Festival, performed by the former BBC New Generation Artist and baroque keyboard player Mahan Esfahani, and the award winning Carducci Quartet. Today's concert features music by Bach, Martinu, Maconchy and Shostakovich, and was performed in two historic settings - the Tithe Barn at Syde Manor, and the Pittville Pump Room.

JS Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV903

Martinu: Harpsichord Sonata H368

Maconchy: Notebook for Harpsichord

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 6 in G, Op 101

Carducci Quartet: Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)

Produced by Luke Whitlock.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150722

This week's lunchtime concerts come from the Cheltenham Festival, performed by the former BBC New Generation Artist and baroque keyboard player Mahan Esfahani, and the award winning Carducci Quartet. Today's concert features music by Bach, Martinu, Maconchy and Shostakovich, and was performed in two historic settings - the Tithe Barn at Syde Manor, and the Pittville Pump Room.

JS Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV903

Martinu: Harpsichord Sonata H368

Maconchy: Notebook for Harpsichord

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 6 in G, Op 101

Carducci Quartet: Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)

Produced by Luke Whitlock.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150723

This week's lunchtime concerts come from the Cheltenham Festival, performed by the Canadian virtuoso pianist Marc-André Hamelin, and the award winning Carducci Quartet. Today's concert features music by Schubert and Shostakovich, performed in two historic settings - the Tithe Barn at Syde Manor and the Pittville Pump Room.

Schubert: Four Impromptus D935

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7 in F sharp minor, Op 108

Carducci Quartet: Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)

Produced by Luke Whitlock.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150723

This week's lunchtime concerts come from the Cheltenham Festival, performed by the Canadian virtuoso pianist Marc-André Hamelin, and the award winning Carducci Quartet. Today's concert features music by Schubert and Shostakovich, performed in two historic settings - the Tithe Barn at Syde Manor and the Pittville Pump Room.

Schubert: Four Impromptus D935

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7 in F sharp minor, Op 108

Carducci Quartet: Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)

Produced by Luke Whitlock.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150724

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.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150724

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.