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Zhang Zuo, Lise Berthaud, Kitty Whately

Clemency Burton-Hill presents. Mezzo-soprano Kitty Whatley features in Ravel's Sheherazade, pianist Zhang Zuo plays Beethoven and viola player Lise Berthaud performs Enescu.

Clemency Burton-Hill continues her summer series profiling the current BBC New Generation Artists. Today the Chinese-born pianist Zhang Zuo plays a sonata by Beethoven and French viola player Lise Berthaud reveals the music behind a work commissioned as a test piece by Georges Enescu. And Kitty Whately luxuriates in the intoxicating world of the Arabian Nights in Ravel's Shéhérazade.

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major Op. 78
Zhang Zuo (piano)

Enescu: Concertstück
Lise Berthaud (viola), David Saudubray (piano)

Ravel: Shéhérazade.
Kitty Whately (mezzo soprano),
BBC Philharmonic, Michael Seal (conductor)

Frederick Loewe: I Could Have Danced all Night (from My Fair Lady)
Kitty Whately (mezzo soprano), James Baillieu (piano).

45 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major Op. 78

    Performer: Zhang Zuo.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sheherazade

    Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: Michael Seal.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I could have danced all night (My Fair Lady)

    Performer: James Baillieu. Singer: Kitty Whately.

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