Concerts From The Hay Festival 2013

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130625

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013062520140128

In a recital from St Mary's Church at Hay-on-Wye, clarinettist Michael Collins, cellist Guy Johnston and pianist Leon McCawley come together to perform a varied programme of works. These include an early trio by Beethoven dedicated to one of his first aristocratic patrons, and a trio by Brahms which was inspired by hearing the clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld rehearse. Also included is one of Rachmaninov's most famous works, his Vocalise, and an intimate late-romantic miniature by Glière.

Michael Collins, clarinet

Guy Johnston, cello

Leon McCawley, piano

Beethoven: Trio in B flat, Op.11

Glière: Valse Triste Op.35 No.7

Rachmaninov: Vocalise for cello and piano Op.34. No.14

Brahms: Trio in A minor, Op.114.

Chamber music by Beethoven, Brahms, Gliere and Rachmaninov from the 2013 Hay Festival.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130626

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013062620140129

In a recital from St Mary's Church at Hay-on-Wye, the Gould Piano Trio perform Mozart's Trio K502, which shows no sign of being written just a few days after the death of the composer's second child. Also performed is the Piano Trio No.1 by Anton Arensky; an eclectic work with hints of Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsy which, despite Rimsky-Korsakov's predictions that Arensky's music would disappear without trace, has remained a favourite in this genre.

Lucy Gould, violin

Alice Neary, cello

Benjamin Frith, piano

Mozart Trio for piano, violin and cello in B flat, K502

Arensky Piano Trio No. 1 In D minor Op.32.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130627

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013062720140130

In a recital from St Mary's Church at Hay-on-Wye, the Lendvai Trio perform Beethoven's String Trio Op.9 No.1, which was dedicated to one of the composer's earliest patrons and intended to challenge the listener with its symphonic approach. Also performed is one of Taneyev's mature works, his String Trio Op.31. It originally included an instrument which never became popular, the tenor viola, and was later replaced by the cello.

Nadia Wijzenbeek, violin

Ylvali Zilliacus, viola

Marie Macleod, cello

Beethoven: String Trio Op.9 No.1

Taneyev: String Trio in E flat Op.31.

Lendvai Trio in Beethoven: String Trio, Op 9 No 1. Taneyev: String Trio in E flat, Op 31.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130628

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013062820140131

In a recital from St Mary's Church at Hay-on-Wye, piano duo Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow perform Mozart's Sonata in C KV521; once described by Mozart himself as 'rather difficult'. Also performed is Purgold's arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov's Symphony No.2. Antar was an irresistible warrior and poet from Arabian literature, who at Balakirev's and Mussorgsky's suggestion, Rimsky-Korsakov brings to life in this four movement symphonic suite.

Anthony Goldstone, piano

Caroline Clemmow, piano

Mozart Sonata in C KV521 for piano duet

Rimsky-Korsakov arr.Purgold Antar Symphony No.2 Op.9.

Piano duo Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow play music by Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov.