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Proms at … Cadogan Hall 7: Silesian String Quartet

Live at the BBC Proms. The Silesian String Quartet plays Weinberg's String Quartet No 7 and, with pianist Wojciech Świtała, Bacewicz's late masterpiece, her Piano Quintet No 1.

Live at BBC Proms: the Silesian String Quartet play Weinberg's 7th String Quartet and are joined by pianist Wojciech Świtała in Bacewicz's late masterpiece, her Piano Quintet No.1.

Live from Cadogan Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Mieczysław Weinberg
String Quartet No. 7

Grażyna Bacewicz
Piano Quintet No. 1

Silesian String Quartet
Wojciech Świtała (piano)

Celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Mieczysław Weinberg – the composer Shostakovich famously hailed as his musical successor – continue with an all-Polish programme from the first half of the 20th century that sets Weinberg’s own music alongside that of his great contemporary Grażyna Bacewicz.

Folk themes take on a new sophistication, cleverly manipulated and moulded in Bacewicz’s mature masterpiece the Piano Quintet No. 1.

Poland’s award-winning Silesian String Quartet are joined here by pianist Wojciech Świtała.

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57 minutes

Music Played

  • Mieczysław Weinberg

    String Quartet No. 7

    Ensemble: Silesian String Quartet.
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg

    String Quartet No. 7

    Ensemble: Silesian String Quartet.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Piano Quintet No. 1

    Performer: Wojciech Switala. Ensemble: Silesian String Quartet.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Piano Quintet No. 1

    Performer: Wojciech Świtała. Ensemble: Silesian String Quartet.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    String Quartet no 1; 3rd movement, Vivo

    Ensemble: Silesian String Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon duodecimi toni à 10, C179

    Ensemble: Empire Brass Quintet and friends. Conductor: Rolf Smedvig.
    • Gabrieli: Empire brass quintet/Smedvig.
    • TELARC.
    • 001.

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