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This week's Lunchtime Concerts are dedicated to the current members of Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme, a initiative for nurturing and developing exceptional young talent. For more information, videos, clips and biographies go to bbc.co.uk/radio3/nga. There's a mixture of vocal, quartet and piano music culminating in a performance of Shostakovich's challenging Preludes by Russian-German pianist Igor Levit. Before that, Spanish mezzo-soprano Clara Mouriz performs songs by Hahn and Mompou and the Signum quartet, from Germany, play Carl Orff's Quartettsatz, which draws on a variety of musical influences.

Hahn: L'Heure exquise; D'une Prison
Mompou: Damunt de tu nomes les flors
Clara Mouriz (mezzo)
Joseph Middleton (piano)

Carl Orff: Quartettsatz op. 22
Signum Quartet

Shostakovich: Preludes for Piano
Igor Levit (piano).

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Wed 17 Apr 2013 13:00