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Episode 3

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 06 June 2013

In this week's series of four concerts, a distinguished line-up of singers and accompanists perform some of Benjamin Britten's most ambitious and searching works for voice and piano. Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Connie Shih provide contrast in the shape of the composer's complete works for cello and piano.

Recorded last December at Wigmore Hall, London, as part of their series 'Britten Birthday Centenary: 'Before Life and After'.

Trad arr. Britten:
The brisk young widow
Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse
The trees they grow so high
The crocodile

Britten: Cello Suite No. 3
Steven Isserlis (cello)

Britten: The Poet's Echo
Joan Rodgers (soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano).

Music Played

6 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


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