Mananan Festival And Manchester Pride 2012

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20121113

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2012 Mananan Festival and Manchester Pride Fringe. The concerts were recorded at the Erin Arts Centre in Port Erin on the Isle of Man, and at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall in Manchester. Today you can hear soprano Ruby Hughes singing Britten's realisations of songs by Purcell, The Heath Quartet playing Britten's 3 Divertimenti, and baritone Roderick Williams' performance of a song-cycle by Ian Venables - "The pine boughs past music".

Ireland We'll to the woods no more

Roderick Williams (baritone) / Susie Allan (piano)

Purcell arr. Britten Fairest Isle

Purcell arr. Britten The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation

Purcell arr. Britten So when the glitt'ring Queen of Night

Purcell arr. Britten I attempt from love's sickness to fly

Purcell arr. Britten Evening Hymn

Ruby Hughes (soprano) with Julius Drake (piano)

Britten 3 Divertimenti for string quartet

Heath Quartet

Ian Venables The Pine boughs past music

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20121115

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2012 Mananan Festival and Manchester Pride Fringe. The concerts were recorded at the Erin Arts Centre in Port Erin on the Isle of Man, and at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall in Manchester. Today you can hear soprano Ruby Hughes singing a selection of "night" songs by Schubert and baritone Roderick Williams' performance of Arthur Somervell's song-cycle "A Shropshire Lad" and well as some songs by Michael Berkeley.

Schubert Nachtstück, D.672

Schubert Ständchen, D.889

Schubert Der Wanderer an den Mond, D.870

Schubert Wanderers Nachtlied II, D.768

Schubert Romanze aus Rosamunde

Schubert Nacht und Träume, D.827

Ruby Hughes (soprano) with Julius Drake (piano)

Somervell A Shropshire Lad

Michael Berkeley Grenadier

Michael Berkeley Hollow Fires

Michael Berkeley Ah, Are you digging on my grave?

Roderick Williams (baritone) / Susie Allan (piano).

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20121116

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2012 Mananan Festival and Manchester Pride Fringe. The concerts were recorded at the Erin Arts Centre in Port Erin on the Isle of Man, and at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall in Manchester. Today you can hear soprano Ruby Hughes singing a selection Britten's folksong arrangements, The Heath Quartet playing Tchaikovsky's 3rd string quartet, and three songs by John Ireland performed by baritone Roderick Williams' with pianist Susie Allan.

Ireland Great Things

Ireland Summer Schemes

Ireland Weathers

Roderick Williams (baritone) / Susie Allan (piano)

Britten Ca' the Yowes

Britten Sweet Polly Oliver

Britten Come you not from Newcastle

Britten The last rose of summer

Britten Oliver Cromwell

Ruby Hughes (soprano) with Julius Drake (piano)

Tchaikovsky String Quartet No.3 in E flat minor.