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Big Chamber Weekend - Hull 2017

Petroc Trelawny presents a concert from Radio 3's Big Chamber Weekend at Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Music by Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Beethoven and Coleridge-Taylor.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at Radio 3's Big Chamber Weekend as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. The University of Hull's Middleton Hall was the venue, and performers included the Sacconi Quartet, tenor James Gilchrist, viola-player Andrew Berridge and pianist Anna Tilbrook, who also curated the series.

Today's concert reflects Hull as the birthplace of the slavery abolitionist William Wilberforce, and includes music by Joseph de Boulogne Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Beethoven's great "Storm" Quintet.

Boulogne: String Quartet No.1 in C major
Sacconi Quartet

Coleridge-Taylor: O what comes over the sea; When I am dead, my dearest; Oh roses for the flush of youth; She sat and sang alway (6 Sorrow Songs, Op.57)
James Gilchrist (tenor) / Anna Tilbrook (piano)

Beethoven: String Quintet in C major, Op.29 "Storm"
Sacconi Quartet / Andrew Berridge (viola).

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges

    String Quartet no. 1 in C major

    Ensemble: Sacconi Quartet.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    6 Sorrow songs, Op. 57: I. Oh what comes over the sea

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Singer: James Gilchrist.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    6 Sorrow songs, Op. 57: II. When I am dead, my dearest

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Singer: James Gilchrist.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    6 Sorrow songs, Op. 57: III. Oh roses for the flush of youth

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Singer: James Gilchrist.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    6 Sorrow songs, Op. 57: IV. She sat and sang alway

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Singer: James Gilchrist.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quintet in C major, Op. 29

    Performer: Andrew Berridge. Ensemble: Sacconi Quartet.

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