Schwarzenberg Schubertiade 2014

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20141222

Founded by Hermann Prey in 1976, the Schubertiade is one of the most important and distinguished Schubert festivals in the world, presenting about 80 events each summer in the Austrian hill towns of Schwarzenberg and Hohenems.

In this first programme of highlights from concerts given this year in the Angelika Kauffmann Hall in Schwarzenberg, baritone Gerald Finley and pianist Julius Drake perform Schubert's posthumously published collection of late songs, Schwanengesang.

Schubert: Schwanengesang

Gerald Finley (baritone), Julius Drake (piano).

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20141223

Founded by Hermann Prey in 1976, the Schubertiade is one of the most important and distinguished Schubert festivals in the world, presenting about 80 events each summer in the Austrian hill towns of Schwarzenberg and Hohenems.

In the second programme of highlights from concerts given this year in the Angelika Kauffmann Hall in Schwarzenberg, tenor Mark Padmore and fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout perform Schumann's powerful song-cycle Dichterliebe, and Till Fellner plays a Haydn piano sonata

Haydn: She never told her love; The Spirit's Song

Antwort auf die Frage eines Mädchens

Mark Padmore (tenor), Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

Haydn: Piano Sonata in D, Hob.XVI/37

Till Fellner (piano)

Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op 48

Mark Padmore (tenor), Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano).

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20141224

Founded by Hermann Prey in 1976, the Schubertiade is one of the most important and distinguished Schubert festivals in the world, presenting about 80 events each summer in the Austrian hill towns of Schwarzenberg and Hohenems.

In this third programme of highlights from concerts given this year in the Angelika Kauffmann Hall in Schwarzenberg, Finnish soprano Soile Isokoski sings songs by Grieg and Schubert, and the Ebène Quartet perform one of the six string quartets that Mozart dedicated to his friend Haydn.

Grieg: 6 Lieder, Op. 48

Soile Isokoski (soprano), Ikka Paananen (piano)

Mozart: String Quartet in E flat, K428

Ebène Quartet

Schubert: Heiss mich nicht redden; So lasst mich scheinen

Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt; Kennst du das Land? (Mignon Lieder)

Soile Isokoski (soprano), Ikka Paananen (piano).

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20141225

pianist Igor Levit performs an all-Beethoven programme, including two early works - the C minor, Op 10 No 1 and the short 'Sonatina' Op 49 no 2 - and the powerful and stormy middle-period F minor Sonata, known as the 'Appassionata'.

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No 1

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in G, Op 49 No 2

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 (Appassionata)

Igor Levit (piano).

05 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20141226

Founded by Hermann Prey in 1976, the Schubertiade is one of the most important and distinguished Schubert festivals in the world, presenting about 80 events each summer in the Austrian hill towns of Schwarzenberg and Hohenems.

In the final programme this week of highlights from concerts given this year in the Angelika Kauffmann Hall in Schwarzenberg, two Schubert part-songs are performed by a specially convened gorup of noted singers, and Canadian virtuoso Marc-André Hamelin plays Schubert's final Piano Sonata, the B flat, D960.

Schubert: Hymne an die Unendlichen

Anna Prohaska (soprano), Elisabeth Kulman (mezzo-soprano)

Daniel Behle (tenor), Luca Pisaroni (bass-baritone)

Wolfram Rieger (piano)

Schubert: Piano Sonata in B flat major, D960

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Schubert: Gott im Ungewitter Das Abendrot