Cheltenham Festival and BBC Proms
Friday 20 July 2007 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
1.00pm Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Cheltenham Music Festival 2007
4/8. Oboist Alexei Ogrintchouk finds himself surrounded, in the Pittville Pump Room, by an extravagant number of string players as he's joined by the Ebene and Psophos Quartets.
Elgar: String Quartet in E minor, Op 83
Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F, K370
Finzi: Interlude, Op 21
Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat, Op 20
2.30pm BBC Proms 2007
Another chance to hear the BBC SO with Principal Guest Conductor David Robertson, in a programme of massive transatlantic sound worlds.
Orli Shaham (piano)
London Philharmonic Choir
BBC Symphony Orchestra
David Robertson (conductor)
Sam Hayden: Substratum (BBC commission, world premiere)
Bernstein: Symphony No 2 (The Age of Anxiety)
Ives: Symphony No 4
4.00pm From the Wigmore Hall, London
Soprano Elizabeth Atherton with pianist Iain Burnside.
Haydn: Mermaid's Song; Lob der Faulheit; She never told her love
Schubert: An den Mond, D259
Zelter: Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118
Herbert Howells: Alas, alack; The dunce; Full moon; Come sing and dance (Peacock Pie, Op 33)
Frank Bridge: When you are old and grey, Golderhair; What Shall I your true love tell?