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Kronos Quartet, Alice Coote, Juilliard String Quartet

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 23 January 2012

A star-studded programme if ever there was one:

Arguably the world's leading contemporary music ensemble, the Kronos Quartet perform live in the studio as they embark on a week-long residency in London, performing at the Barbican, Wilton's Music Hall and Hackney Empire.

Star mezzo-soprano Alice Coote sings live in the studio with pianist Julius Drake ahead of their Wigmore Hall performances of Schubert's Winterreise.

Plus the Juilliard String Quartet play live and join presenter Sean Rafferty with pianist Stephen Hough to talk about their upcoming concert together at the Wigmore Hall.

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Music Played

14 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:00

    Johann Sebastian Bach Ich freue mich auf meinem Tod – from Cantata 'Ich habe genug' BWV 82

    Performer: Andreas Scholl, counter-tenor Performer: Kammerorchester Basel Performer: Julia Schroeder, leader

    DECCA 478 2733

  • LIVE

    • Image for [traditional]
      00:07

      [traditional] Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me

      Performer: Kronos Quartet

    • Image for Triakel
      00:15

      Triakel Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts)

      Performer: Kronos Quartet

  • Image for Richard Wagner
    00:24

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Wie duftet doch der Flieder

    Performer: Bryn Terfel, baritone Performer: Berliner Philharmoniker Performer: Claudio Abbado, conductor

    DG 449 190-2, Tr 15

  • Image for [traditional]
    00:32

    [traditional] Chinese folk song - 'Colourful clouds chasing the moon'

    Performer: Di Xiao, piano

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Maurice Ravel
    00:37

    Maurice Ravel Daphnis et Chloé: extract from Part 1

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink, conductor

    LPO – 0059

  • LIVE

    • Image for Franz Schubert
      00:48

      Franz Schubert Fruehlingstraum from 'Winterreise'

      Performer: Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano Performer: Julius Drake, piano

    • Image for Franz Schubert
      00:58

      Franz Schubert Auf dem Flusse from 'Winterreise'

      Performer: Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano Performer: Julius Drake, piano

    • Image for Franz Schubert
      01:08

      Franz Schubert Das Wirtshaus from 'Winterreise'

      Performer: Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano Performer: Julius Drake, piano

  • Image for Carl Maria von Weber
    01:14

    Carl Maria von Weber Concertino for clarinet in C minor op.26

    Performer: Michael Collins, clarinet/ conductor Performer: City of London Sinfonia

    Chandos CHAN 1072

  • Image for Hildegard von Bingen
    01:23

    Hildegard von Bingen O vos, felices radices

    Performer: Sequentia

    EMI CDC7492512

  • LIVE

    • Image for Joseph Haydn
      01:33

      Joseph Haydn String Quartet in G major, Op. 54, No. 1 – 1st movement

      Performer: The Julliard Quartet

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    01:44

    Frédéric Chopin Nocturne in E flat major Op 9 No 2

    Performer: Steven Hough, piano

    Hyperion CDA67849

  • LIVE

    • Image for Joseph Haydn
      01:53

      Joseph Haydn String Quartet in G major, Op. 54, No. 1 – 2nd movement

      Performer: The Julliard Quartet

  • Kronos Quartet in the In Tune studio

    Kronos Quartet in the In Tune studio

  • Alice Coote and Julius Drake

    Alice Coote and Julius Drake

  • Juilliard Quartet and Stephen Hough

    Juilliard Quartet and Stephen Hough

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