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Cheltenham Festival (Week 1) 1/4

Fiona Talkington with works for clarinet by Saint-Saens and Trojahn, played by Annalien Van Wauwe and Simon Lepper. Plus, the Van Kuijk Quartet perform Beethoven's Op 135.

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from this year's Cheltenham Music Festival - performed by members of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.

Annelien Van Wauwe and Simon Lepper give the UK premiere of German composer Manfred Trojahn's Sonata V, preceded by the late clarinet sonata by the French Romantic Camille Saint-Saëns. They're followed by French quartet the Van Kuijk Quartet, who perform one of the pinnacles of the chamber music repertoire: Beethoven's final string quartet, Op 135.

Saint-Saëns: Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 167
Manfred Trojahn: Sonata V for clarinet and piano
Annalien Van Wauwe, clarinet
Simon Lepper, piano

Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 135
Van Kuijk Quartet.

58 minutes

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Tue 25 Jul 2017 13:00

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