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Mozart, Beethoven and Alberga

Nicola Heywood Thomas presents music from the Dartington Festival including performances by Joanna MacGregor and the Heath Quartet

Nicola Heywood Thomas presents music from the Dartington Summer School and Festival, which in the summer months of 2018 marked its seventieth anniversary. To begin, Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G minor, followed by a set of variations in C minor by Beethoven, performed by the pianist Joanna MacGregor. The Heath Quartet end with a performance of the energetic String Quartet No 2, by the Jamaican contemporary composer Eleanor Alberga.

Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor, K478
Thomas Gould, violin
Yung-Hsin Chang, viola
Adrian Brendel, cello
Imogen Cooper, piano

Beethoven: 32 Variations in C minor Woo 80
Joanna MacGregor, piano

Alberga: String Quartet No 2
Heath Quartet

Produced by Luke Whitlock

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Quartet in G minor, K.478

    Performer: Thomas Gould. Performer: Yung Hsin-Chang. Performer: Anthony Kondo. Performer: Imogen Cooper.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    32 Variations in C minor for piano, WoO.80

    Performer: Joanna MacGregor.
  • Eleanor Alberga

    String Quartet No 2

    Ensemble: The Heath Quartet.

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