New Generation Artists At Birmingham Town Hall

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20100126

In the first of four concerts from a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists showcase series at Birmingham Town Hall, the Swiss trumpeter Giuliano Sommerhalder performs a wide range of 20th Century works, with pianist Roberto Arioso.

Oboussier - Entrada for trumpet and piano

Martinu - Sonatina for trumpet and piano

Enescu - Legende for trumpet and piano

Bartok - Romanian folk dances for piano solo (Sz.56)

Gallois-Montbrun - Sarabande et finale for trumpet and piano

Rossini - Une Caresse a ma femme for piano solo (Peches de vieillesse, Vol.6 No.7)

Rossini - Une Bagatelle for piano solo (Peches de vieillesse, Vol.10 No.4)

Yvon - Sonata for cor anglais and piano in F minor (arranged for trumpet and piano)

Tognetti - "Bis" for piano solo

Bozza - Cornettina for trumpet and piano.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20100127

Continuing this series of BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists showcases from Birmingham Town Hall, Tai Murray takes centre stage for a solo recital, which includes some of the gems of the solo violin repertoire.

Paganini - Caprice for solo violin No.1

Bach - Partita for solo violin No.2 in D minor, BWV.1004

Ysaye - Sonata for solo violin No.2 in A minor, Op.27

Paganini - Caprice for solo violin No.24.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20100128

In the penultimate concert of this New Generation Artists showcase series from Birmingham Town Hall, the Iranian-born harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani performs three of the best-known of J.S. Bach's keyboard works, alongside a piece by another 17th century German composer - Johan Jacob Froberger.

Bach - Prelude, Fugue and Allegro for keyboard in E flat, BWV.998

Bach - Concerto in the Italian Style in F major, BWV.971

Froberger - Lamento sopra la dolorosa perdita della Real Maesta di Ferdinando IV, Re de Romani

Bach - Partita for keyboard No.6 in Eminor, BWV.830.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20100129

In the final concert of this BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist showcase series from Birmingham Town Hall, the Finnish string Quartet Meta4 performs music by Joseph Haydn and Karol Szymanowski.

Szymanowski - String Quartet No.1 in C, Op.37

Haydn - String Quartet in B minor, Op.64 No.2.