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Episode 3

Benjamin Appl (baritone) and Julius Drake (piano) perform Grieg's Sechs Lieder, Op 48. Plus the Pacifica Quartet playing Bartok's String Quartet No 6.

Ian Skelly continues our week of concerts recorded by the Irish Sea, at the Liverpool Philharmonic Chamber Music Series, and the Mananan International Festival on the Isle of Man. Today Radio 3 New Generation Artist Benjamin Appl performs Grieg's Opus 48, six songs to German texts by different authors, and the Pacifica Quartet play Bartok's final string quartet, written just days before Germany's invasion of Poland and the start of World War II.

Grieg: Sechs Lieder, Op.48
Benjamin Appl (baritone) / Julius Drake (piano)

Bartok: String Quartet No.6
Pacifica Quartet.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    6 Songs Op.48

    Performer: Benjamin Appl. Performer: Julius Drake.
  • Béla Bartók

    Quartet no. 6 Sz.114

    Performer: Pacifica Quartet.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet no. 6 in F minor Op.80: Allegro assai

    Performer: Pacifica Quartet.
  • George Butterworth

    The lads in their hundreds (A Shropshire Lad)

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • George Butterworth, Songs from A Shropshire Lad: Williams / Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.