Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Mozart, Grieg, Schumann, Brahms
Live from the Wigmore Hall, London, Academy of St Martin in the Fields under Martin Frost. Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Clarinet Concerto. Plus Grieg, Schumann and Brahms.
Live from Wigmore Hall, London
Presented by Andrew McGregor
The first half of this programme from the Academy of St Martin's focuses on Mozart, with his perennially popular serenade, and the lyrical and virtuosic Clarinet concerto, with Martin Fröst, who is a regular partner with the ASMF. The second half of the programme is constructed around the dance, with lively folk elements, including arrangements of Klezmer tunes.
Mozart: Serenade in G, K525, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Interval - recordings of Schubert's works for piano four hands, with Christoph Eschenbach and Justus Franz (piano duet)
8.30 Part 2
Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34
Schumann: 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102 (Nos. 1, 2 & 5) (arr. for clarinet and strings by Rolf Martinsson)
Brahms: Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 12, 13 & 21 (arr. for clarinet and strings by Göran Fröst)
Traditional: 3 Klezmer Dances (arr. for clarinet and strings by Göran Fröst)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Martin Fröst (clarinet/director).