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Angela Hewitt, Cremona Quartet - Liszt, Ysaye, M Berkeley, Franck

From Wigmore Hall, London, Angela Hewitt (piano) with Gerald Finley (bass-baritone), Kerson Leong (violin) and the Cremona Quartet perform Liszt, Ysaye, M Berkeley and Franck.

Live from Wigmore Hall
Presented by Ian Skelly.

The pianist Angela Hewitt brings together artists who have previously appeared at the Trasimeno summer festival in Italy, which she curates. The Cremona Quartet play Franck's Piano Quintet, and Gerald Finley sings the Three Cabaret Songs by Michael Berkeley.

Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, Italie S161:
IV. Sonetto del Petrarca no.47
V. Sonetto del Petrarca no.104
VI. Sonetto del Petrarca no.123

Ysaÿe: Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor 'Ballade' Op. 27

Michael Berkeley: Three Cabaret Songs (UK première)

8.15pm: Interval

Bach: Fantasia and Fugue in A minor BWV904
Angela Hewitt (piano)

Couperin: La Raphaele (from 8th order)

8.35pm Live from Wigmore Hall
Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor

Kerson Leong (violin)
Gerald Finley (bass-baritone)
Angela Hewitt (piano)
Cremona Quartet

Ten years have passed since Angela Hewitt founded the Trasimeno Festival, a jewel in the cultural crown of the Umbrian town of Magione on the shores of Lake Trasimeno. She brings some of the event's atmosphere to Wigmore Hall with artists who have previously appeared at the festival. She partners fellow Canadian Gerald Finley in Michael Berkeley's Three Cabaret Songs, piquant settings of words by Ian McEwan first performed at the 2013 Festival, and showcases the talent of the young Canadian violinist Kerson Leong. The Cremona Quartet collaborate in Franck's intensely expressive Piano Quintet in F minor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Liszt

    Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, Italie S161Petrarch Sonnets

  • Ysaye:

    Violin Sonata No.3 in D Minor 'ballade' Op.27`3

  • Michael Berkeley

    Three Cabaret Songs (UK Premiere)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and Fugue in A minor

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • César Franck

    Piano Quintet in F Minor

  • Francis Poulenc

    Mass in G

    Choir: Tenebrae, Nigel Short (conductor).
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sextet for piano and winds

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.


  • Sun 31 May 2015 19:30

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