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Fatma Said and Andrei Ionita in Schubert and Strauss

Clemency Burton-Hill celebrates the music-making of the BBC New Generation Artists. Andrei Ionita plays Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata and Fatma Said performs songs by Strauss.

Clemency Burton-Hill celebrates the music-making of the current BBC New Generation Artists in music by Schubert and Strauss. Today the elegant cello of the Romanian Andrei Ionita can be heard in one of Schubert's most popular works, whilst the Egyptian soprano Fatma Said, recently on stage at La Scala, lends her very distinctive voice to four songs by Richard Strauss.

Brahms: Da unten im Tale
Fatma Said (soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano)

Schubert: Sonata in A minor D.821, Arpeggione
Andrei Ionita (cello), Roman Rabinovich (piano)

Strauss: Die Georgine, Op.10 No.4; Kornblumen, Op.22 No.1: Epheu, Op.22 No.3; Schlagende Herzen, Op.29 No.2
Fatma Said (soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano).

45 minutes

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Da unten im Tale

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Fatma Said.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schubert in A minor D.821, Arpeggione

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă. Performer: Roman Rabinovich.
  • Richard Strauss

    Die Georgine Op.10 no.4

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Fatma Said.
  • Richard Strauss

    Kornblumen Op.22 no.1

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Fatma Said.
  • Richard Strauss

    Epheu Op.22 no.3

    Singer: Fatma Said. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Richard Strauss

    Schlagende Herzen Op.29 no.2

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Fatma Said.

Broadcast

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