Danish Summer

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140304

The first of three visits this week to last year's Danish festivals and concert series features works by Schubert, Schumann and Haydn. Pianist and former Radio 3 New Generation Artist Alexander Melnikov performs Schubert's groundbreaking 'Wanderer' Fantasy, Armenian duo Narekh Hakhnazaryan and Marianna Shirinyan play Schumann's Fantasy Pieces for cello and piano, and the Tokyo String Quartet perform one of Haydn's last and greatest quartets.

Schubert: Fantasy D760, (Wanderer)

Alexander Melnikov (piano)

(at Hindsgavl Manor, Island of Funen)

Schumann: Fantasiest├╝cke, Op 73

Narekh Hakhnazaryan (cello), Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

(at Gjethuset, Frederiksvaerk, Zealand)

Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op 77 No 1

Tokyo String Quartet

(at the Mogens Dahl Concert Hall, Copenhagen).

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140305

The week of chmaber music performances from last year's Danish festivals and concert series continues with the Eggner Trio performing two short canonic Etudes by Schumann and Brahms's terseley dramatic Third Piano Trio, and pianist Peter Serkin playing Beethoven's quirky late set of Bagatelles.

Schumann: 2 Etudes in Canon Form, Op 56

Eggner Trio

(at Hirtshals Kirke, Hjorring, as part of the Vendsyssel Festival)

Beethoven: 6 Bagatelles, Op 126

Peter Serkin (piano)

(at Oremandsgaard Manor, Praesto, as part of the Oremandsgaard Chamber Music Festival)

Brahms: Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op 101

03 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20140306

The short series of recordings from last year's Danish festivals and concert series concludes with pianist Peter Serkin playing Nielsen's Theme and Variations, Op 40, Armenian cello-piano duo

Narekh Hakhnazaryan and Marianna Shirinyan in Rachmaninov's Vocalise, and former Radio 3 New Generation Artist Alexander Melnikov in Prokofiev's belligerent Sixth Piano Sonata

Nielsen: Theme with Variations, Op 40

Peter Serkin (piano)

(at Oremandsgaard Manor, Praesto, as part of the Oremandsgaard Chamber Music Festival)

Rakhmaninov: Vocalise, Op 34 No 14

Narekh Hakhnazaryan (cello), Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

(at Gjethuset, Frederiksvaerk, Zealand)

Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No 6 in A major, Op 82

Alexander Melnikov (piano)

(at Hindsgavl Manor, Island of Funen).