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Ruby Hughes, Francesco Piemontesi, Elias Quartet

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 24 April 2012

From Tuesday to Friday this week the Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert is given over to studio and concert performances by members of the Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme. Today features studio recordings of Faure songs performed by soprano Ruby Hughes, followed by two New Generation Artist collaborations: recent graduates Francesco Piemontesi and the Elias Quartet tackle Brahms' evergreen Piano Quintet and clarinettist Shabaka Hutchings pairs up with cellist Nicolas Altstaedt for Guillaume Connesson's vivacious Disco Toccata

Faure: Song selection
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
Julius Drake (piano)

Brahms: Quintet in F minor Op.34 for piano and strings
Francesco Piemontesi (piano)
Elias Quartet

Guillaume Connesson: Disco Toccata
Shabaka Hutchings (clarinet)
Nicolas Altstaedt (cello).


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