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Saint-Saens, Quilter, Bach and Mahler

With Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn) performing music by Saint-Saens, Kathryn Rudge (mezzo-soprano) in Quilter, Beatrice Rana (piano) in Bach and Peter Moore (trombone) in Mahler.

Clemency Burton-Hill celebrates the music making of the BBC New Generation Artists. Each Saturday lunchtime over the summer, there's a chance to hear a starry line-up of young musicians caught by the BBC microphones as they embark on their international careers. Today Beatrice Rana plays Bach for the first time in the UK and Kathryn Rudge sings three favourite songs by Roger Quilter. And, to start with, Alec Frank-Gemmill and Alasdair Beatson team up at the Finchcocks Musical Museum for Saint-Saëns on period instruments.

Saint-Saëns: Romance in E major, Op.67
Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn), Alasdair Beatson (piano)

Quilter: Three Shakespeare songs, Op.6
Kathryn Rudge (mezzo), James Baillieu (piano)

Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV.826
Beatrice Rana (piano)

Mahler: Urlicht (Des Knaben Wunderhorn no.12)
Peter Moore (trombone), Robert Thompson (piano).

45 minutes

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Romance in E major Op.67 for horn and piano

    Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Performer: Alasdair Beatson.
  • Roger Quilter

    3 Shakespeare Songs Op.6

    Performer: James Baillieu. Singer: Kathryn Rudge.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 2 in C minor, BWV826

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
  • Gustav Mahler


    Performer: Peter Moore. Performer: Robert Thompson.
    • BBC recording.


Find out more about the New Generation Artists scheme

Find out more about the New Generation Artists scheme

Bringing young musicians on the threshold of international stardom to the world.