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17/10/2011 Edinburgh Quartet, Howard Blake, Ed Armitage, Spiritato

Suzy Klein presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world, including a performance in the studio by the Edinburgh String Quartet.

The Edinburgh Quartet perform live in the In Tune studio ahead of their new season which includes a cycle of Beethoven quartets and residencies at St George's West, Edinburgh and Aberdeen University. Composer Howard Blake talks to presenter Suzy Klein about his recent release with the string quartet.

Ed Armitage, artist director of new music ensemble JAM, joins Suzy to discuss new commissions and their upcoming concert series 'JAM: sound theatricals'.

Baroque ensemble Spiritato! perform live in the studio ahead of their concert in the Brighton Early Music Festival. Co-artistic director of the festival Clare Norburn talks about the Brighton Early Music Festival's Early Music Live! young artists scheme of which Spiritato! are a part.

Presented by Suzy Klein.
With a selection of music and guests from the music world.
Main news headlines are at 17.00 and 18.00

2 hours

Music Played

  • LIVE

    • Henry Purcell

      Incidental music from Bonduca: Overture

      Performer: Spiritato

  • Hector Berlioz

    Grande Messe des Morts: Rex Tremendae

    Performer: Ensemble Wroclaw Performer: Gabrieli Players Performer: Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir Performer: Paul McCreesh, conductor

    • NFM.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance op 72 no 2 in E minor

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jose Serebrier, conductor

    • Warner Classics 2564 66656-3.
  • LIVE

    • Sergei Prokofiev

      Second String Quartet: First Movement

      Performer: Edinburgh Quartet

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E minor, Op. 72 No. 1

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

    • Decca 478 3206.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Allegro assai from Concerto No 2 in F major BWV1047

    Performer: Orchestra Mozart Performer: Claudio Abbado

    • DG 477 8908.
  • LIVE

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Quartet for Strings, Op. 18 No. 4 First Movement

      Performer: Edinburgh Quartet

  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 1 in D Minor op 15: Third Movt

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini, piano Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden Performer: Christian Thielemann, conductor

    • DG 477 9882.
  • LIVE

    • Matthew Locke

      The Tempest: First Musick - Introduction, Galliard, Gavot

      Performer: Spiritato

    • Finger

      Humors of the age: Aire, Round O Sebell, Trumpet Aire

      Performer: Spiritato

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Two pieces for cello and piano Op. 2 – No. 2 Danse Orientale

    Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber Performer: Yitkin Seow

    • ASV CD QS 6072.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sonata in G for organ: Fourth Movement, Presto

    Performer: Robert Quinney, organ

    • Signum Classics SIGCD266.
  • Paul Mealor

    Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal

    Performer: Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Performer: University of Aberdeen Chamber Choir Performer: University of St Andrews Chapel Choir Performer: Michael Bawtree, conductor

    • Live recording Oct 2011.
  • Rory Boyle

    Extract from Tallis's Light

    Performer: Pure Brass Performer: Tom Wilkinson, organ Performer: Michael Bawtree, conductor

    • Live recording Oct 2011.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Kyrie from Missa Ave maris stella

    Performer: Tallis Scholars Performer: Peter Phillips, director

    • Gimell CDGIM 044.
  • Franz Schubert

    Five German Dances and Seven Trios with Coda D89 – No. 5

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer, conductor

    • Channel Classics CCS SA 31111.


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