Cassado, Mozart's String Quartet No 21 in D, K575, and Saint-Saens's Septet performed by members of Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival.
Sarah Walker introduces highlights from 2018 Cheltenham Festival performed by Radio 3's New Generation Artists in the Georgian splendour of the Pittville Pump Room. Today Romanian cellist Andrei Ionita plays Cassado's virtuoso Suite for Solo Cello, the American quartet The Calidores present a late quartet written by Mozart with a rich cellist very much in mind, and they are joined by Norwegian violist Eivind Ringstad, German trumpeter Simon Hofele for a performance of a rarity, Saint-Saens Septet with Frank Dupree taking the piano part and bassist Daniel Storer.
Cassadó: Suite for Solo Cello
Andre Ionita, cello
Mozart: String Quartet No 21 in D major K. 575
Saint-Saens: Septet for trumpet, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass & piano
Calidore Quartet, Simon Hofele, trumpet; Daniel Storer, double bass; Frank Dupree, piano