The Frick Collection

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20120508

(01/04)

This week's Lunchtime Concerts are highlights from the annual Frick Collection chamber series in New York. Today's broadcast includes mezzo-soprano Renata Pokupic singing Schumann's Maria Stuart Lieder, Anthony Marwood playing Beethoven's Violin Sonata No.6, pianist Martin Helmchen with 6 Little Pieces by Arnold Schoenberg, and the Moscow String Quartet performing Sofia Gubaidulina's third quartet.

Schumann Maria Stuart Lieder, Op.135

Renata Pokupic (mezzo-soprano) / Roger Vignoles (piano)

Schoenberg 6 Little pieces for piano, Op.19

Martin Helmchen (piano)

Gubaidulina String quartet No.3

Moscow String Quartet

Beethoven Sonata for violin & piano No.6 in A, Op.30'1

Anthony Marwood (violin) / Alexander Madzar (piano)

The Frick Collection is one of the preeminent small art museums in the United States, with a very high-quality collection of old master paintings and fine furniture housed in 6 galleries within the formerly occupied residential mansion. The collection features some of the best-known paintings by major European artists, as well as numerous works of sculpture and porcelain. It also has 18th century French furniture, Limoges enamel, and Oriental rugs. The concert series has been running for more than 60 years.

01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150519

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from The Frick Collection - an art museum in New York which celebrates its 80th year in 2015. Their annual series of concerts has been delighting audiences for more than 75 of those years. In today's concert, British pianist Charles Owen makes his New York recital debut with a programme including Debussy's first book of Preludes alongside two contemporary works by the Manhattan-based composer Nico Muhly.

Nico Muhly: Hudson Cycle

Nico Muhly: Short Stuff

Charles Owen (piano)

Debussy: Twelve Préludes, Book One

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20120509

(02/04)

This week's Lunchtime Concerts are highlights from the annual Frick Collection chamber series in New York. Today's broadcast includes mezzo-soprano Renata Pokupic singing Lieder from Schumann's "Myrthen", Anthony Marwood & Alexander Madzar playing Schumann's 3 Romances for violin & piano, and the Moscow String Quartet performing Shostakovich's second quartet, Op.68.

Schumann 3 Romances for violin & piano, Op.22

Anthony Marwood (violin) / Alexander Madzar (piano)

Schumann 4 songs from "Myrthen"

Renata Pokupic (mezzo-soprano) / Roger Vignoles (piano)

Shostakovich String quartet No.2, Op.68

Moscow String Quartet.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150520

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from The Frick Collection - an art museum in New York which celebrates its 80th year in 2015. Their annual series of concerts has been delighting audiences for more than 75 of those years. In today's concert, the Vienna Piano Trio performs music by Beethoven and Brahms.

Beethoven: Variations on "Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu", Op.121a

Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major, Op.8

Vienna Piano Trio.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20120510

(03/04)

This week's Lunchtime Concerts are highlights from the annual Frick Collection chamber series in New York. Today's broadcast includes mezzo-soprano Renata Pokupic singing a selection of songs by Samuel Barber, Martin Helmchen playing Liszt's 5 Little Pieces for piano, and Anthony Marwood & Alexander Madzar performing Bartok's Violin Sonata No.1 in A minor.

Barber A Nun takes the veil; The Secrets of the Old; Nocturne; Solitary Hotel

Renata Pokupic (mezzo-soprano) / Roger Vignoles (piano)

Liszt 5 Little pieces for piano

Martin Helmchen (piano)

Bartok Violin Sonata No.1 in A minor

Anthony Marwood (violin) / Alexander Madzar (piano).

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150521

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150521

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Frick Collection - an art museum in New York which celebrates its 80th year in 2015. Their annual series of concerts has been delighting audiences for more than 75 of those years. In today's concert, the French ensemble Quatuor Cambini-Paris makes its New York recital debut with a programme including Hyacinthe Jadin's "Dissonances" Quartet and the Quartet No.1 in F minor by Félicien David .

Hyacinthe Jadin: String Quartet in E Flat major, Op 2 No 1, "Dissonances"

Félicien David: String Quartet No 1 in F Minor

Quatuor Cambini-Paris.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150521

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Frick Collection - an art museum in New York which celebrates its 80th year in 2015. Their annual series of concerts has been delighting audiences for more than 75 of those years. In today's concert, the French ensemble Quatuor Cambini-Paris makes its New York recital debut with a programme including Hyacinthe Jadin's "Dissonances" Quartet and the Quartet No.1 in F minor by Félicien David .

Hyacinthe Jadin: String Quartet in E Flat major, Op 2 No 1, "Dissonances"

Félicien David: String Quartet No 1 in F Minor

Quatuor Cambini-Paris.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150522

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the Frick Collection - an art museum in New York which celebrates its 80th year in 2015. Their annual series of concerts has been delighting audiences for more than 75 of those years. In today's concert, the American pianist Kevin Kenner performs Liszt's Ballade No.2 and Chopin's complete set of 24 Preludes, Op.28.

Liszt: Ballade No.2 in B minor, S.171

Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op.28

Kevin Kenner (piano).

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20120511

(04/04)

This week's Lunchtime Concerts are highlights from the annual Frick Collection chamber series in New York. Today's broadcast includes mezzo-soprano Renata Pokupic singing songs by Fauré and Aymé Kunc, and the Moscow String Quartet performing Borodin's String Quartet No.2 in D

Kunc 4 Songs from "De Elda's Love Songs", Op.72

Renata Pokupic (mezzo-soprano) / Roger Vignoles (piano)

Fauré Aurore; Automne; Le Secret; Chanson du Pecheur; Fleur Jetée; Notre Amour

Borodin String quartet No.2 in D

Moscow String Quartet.