Brahms, Chopin and Barber
BBC New Generation Artists the Armida Quartet, baritone Benjamin Appl and pianist Pavel Kolesnikov perform music by Brahms, Chopin and Barber.
BBC New Generation Artists - some of the world's brightest young musicians at the start of their international careers - perform music by Brahms, Chopin and Barber.
A chance to hear the award-winning young German string quartet, the Armida Quartet, in a recording made specially for Radio 3 of Brahms's evergreen Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2. There are mazurkas by Chopin from the young Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov's brand new recording of a selection of them, before the Armidas join forces with fellow countryman, the baritone Benjamin Appl, to perform Barber's setting of a Matthew Arnold poem, Dover Beach.
Brahms: String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2
Chopin: Mazurkas (selection)
Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)
Barber: Dover Beach, Op 3
Benjamin Appl (baritone), Armida Quartet.