Ruby Hughes, Francesco Piemontesi, Elias Quartet
Ruby Hughes (soprano) and Julius Drake (piano) in music by Faure. Francesco Piemontesi (piano) and the Elias Quartet in Brahms. Shabaka Hutchings (clarinet) in Guillaume Connesson.
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)
Guillaume Connesson: Disco Toccata
Shabaka Hutchings (clarinet)
Nicolas Altstaedt (cello).
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