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From Aldeburgh 2016: Britten: 3 Divertimenti; Songs from the Chinese. Tippett: String Quartet No 5. With the Heath Quartet, Robert Murray (tenor) and Sean Shibe (guitar).

This week's Lunchtime Concerts come from the 2016 Aldeburgh Festival, and all focus on chamber music and songs by contemporaries and friends Benjamin Britten and Michael Tippett. Today's performers are tenor Robert Murray, guitarist Sean Shibe and the Heath Quartet.

Presented from Aldeburgh by Tom Redmond.

Britten - 3 Divertimenti
Heath Quartet
Dur: 09'50

Britten - Songs from the Chinese
Robert Murray (tenor) / Sean Shibe (guitar)
Dur: 11'01

Tippett - String Quartet No.5
The Heath Quartet.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    3 Divertimenti for string quartet

    Performer: Heath Quartet.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Songs from the Chinese Op.58

    Performer: Robert Murray. Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Michael Tippett

    Quartet no. 5

    Performer: Heath Quartet.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Farewell to Stromness

    Performer: Sean Shibe.


Up with the lark

Up with the lark

Pierre-Laurent Aimard's all-day Messiaen marathon at the Aldeburgh Festival, in pictures.