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Trios by Brahms and Shostakovich

Lawrence Power and Friends play two great piano trios.

Lawrence Power and Friends play two great piano trios.

Recorded at Turner-Sims, Southampton

Presented by Martin Handley

Rebecca Clarke: Lullaby for viola and cello
Schumann: Fantasy Piece No 1, Op 73 for cello and piano
Tchaikovsky: Aveu Passioné for viola and piano
Rebecca Clarke: Grotesque for viola and cello
Schumann, arr. Kirchner: Canonic Etudes Nos 5 and 6, Op 56 for violin, cello and piano
Brahms: Trio for viola, cello and piano in A minor, Op 114

8.15: Interval
Schubert: Auf dem Strom
Mark Padmore, tenor
Richard Watkins, horn
Paul Lewis, piano

Ravel: Kaddish for viola and piano
Bloch: Jewish Song for cello and piano (From Jewish Life)
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 67

Lawrence Power, viola
Natalie Clein, cello
Simon Crawford-Phillips, piano

Lawrence Power is joined by two distinguished colleagues for a magical evening of chamber music. The programme combines works for duo with two major piano trios including Brahms’ work which was inspired by the clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld. The composer prepared a viola part as a possible alternative instrumentation, and both scorings were rehearsed (the viola part being played by Joseph Joachim) prior to the premiere and publication of the piece. The second half takes Jewish Song as the connective strand, concluding with Shostakovich’s heartfelt Trio, completed in 1944 in memory of one of the composer’s closest friends, Ivan Sollertinsky.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Rebecca Clarke

    Grotesque for viola and cello

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Natalie Clein.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasy Piece No 1, Op 73 for cello and piano

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Aveu Passioné for viola and piano

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Lullaby for viola and cello

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Natalie Clein.
  • Robert Schumann

    Canonic Etudes Nos 5 and 6, Op 56 for violin, cello and piano

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips. Music Arranger: Theodor Kirchner.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Trio for viola, cello and piano in A minor, Op 114

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Strom, D 943

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Performer: Richard Watkins. Performer: Paul Lewis.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Kaddish for viola and piano

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips. Music Arranger: Lawrence Power.
  • Ernest Bloch

    Jewish Song for cello and piano (From Jewish Life)

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 67

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Robert Schumann

    Canonic Etude No 6, Op 56 for violin, cello and piano

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips. Music Arranger: Theodor Kirchner.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K 466

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Piano Concertos 20, K466 & 27, K595; Mitsuko Uchida, The Cleveland Orche.
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