Edinburgh International Festival 2014
Monday 11 August
BBC RADIO 3
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor Op. 25
Pacelli: Veni Sponsa Christi
Anerio: Salve Regina
Pacelli: Dum esset rex
Bertolusi: Regina Caeli
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Anna-Liisa Bezrodny, violin
Benjamin Gilmore, viola
Leonard Elschenbroich, cello
Alexei Grynyuk, piano
During the interval there will be a chance to hear The Sixteen perform music that was composed by the Italian maestri at the Polish Court of the 16th and early 17th centuries.
This is the first of 15 broadcasts from the Edinburgh International Festival. This week’s series touches on the Festival's theme of music through adversity, and includes appearances throughout the week from:
Tuesday - Ian Bostridge singing the heartfelt responses to conflict by both Kurt Weill and Benjamin Britten.
Wednesday - Cellist Alban Gerhardt and Scotland's Steven Osborne join forces for more Britten.
Thursday - The Berlin-based Artemis Quartet bring Schubert's masterpiece Death and the Maiden alongside Bartok and Mozart.
Friday - The Edinburgh-based Hebrides Ensemble offer a new take and particularly Scottish version of The Soldier's Tale with the help of narrator Graham F Valentine.
Presenter / Donald Macleod, Producer / Lindsay Pell for the BBC
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