Fiona Talkington introduces songs by Brahms and Spohr, solo viola fireworks and Brahms's Second String Quintet, played by members of the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme.
Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from this year's Cheltenham Music Festival - performed by members of BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.
Today, more songs for soprano and piano - with guest appearances from the clarinet - by Brahms and Spohr, performed by Fatma Said and Simon Lepper. Norwegian violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad then takes the stage for a series of fireworks for solo viola by Vieuxtemps, Paganini and Ysaÿe, before joining the Van Kuijk Quartet for a performance of Brahms's late Second String Quintet.
Brahms: Wie Melodien zieht es mir, Op 105 No 1; Trennung, Op 97 No 6
Spohr: Zwiegesang, Op 103 No 2; Wiegenlied in drei Tönen, Op 103 No 4
Fatma Said, soprano
Annelien Van Wauwen, clarinet
Simon Lepper, piano
Vieuxtemps: Capriccio in C minor 'Hommage à Paganini'
Paganini: Caprice, Op 1 No 14
Ysaÿe: Sonata No 3
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, viola
Brahms: String Quintet No 2, Op 111
Van Kuijk Quartet
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, viola.