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Great Mountains Festival - Dvorak and Debussy

Great Mountains Festival from Pyeongchang, South Korea, home of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Music by Dvorak, Debussy and Julius Klegel. With Sarah Walker.

Sarah Walker presents the first visit of this week's Lunchtime Concert programmes to the Great Mountains Festival 2018 from Alpensia Hall, Pyeongchang, South Korea, home of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Music by Dvorak, Debussy and Julius Klegel. With Sarah Walker.

In the early summer 2018 following the successful hosting of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang played host to an annual Chamber Music series that has been running for many years, with the stage being shared by the best Korean musicians and visiting international artists.

For the rest of the week, there are highlights from the festival including Elgar's Piano Quintet (Wednesday), Tchaikovsky's 1st Quartet (Thursday) and Schubert's Trio in E flat, D929 (Friday)

Today, Freddy Kempf is the pianist in Dvorak's 2nd Piano Quintet alongside a quartet of internationally renowned musicians, and a work of Late Debussy for two pianos.

Dvorak
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat, Op 87
Boris Brovtsyn, violin
Maxim Rysanov, viola
Alexander Chaushian, cello
Freddy Kempf, piano

Debussy
En blanc et noir
Antti Siirala, piano
Sunwook Kim, piano

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Quartet No. 2 in E Flat Major, Op.87

    Performer: Boris Brovtsyn. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Alexander Chaushian. Performer: Freddy Kempf.
  • Claude Debussy

    En Blanc et Noir, L.134

    Performer: Antti Siirala. Performer: Sunwook Kim.
  • Julius Klengel

    Praeludium from Suite for 2 Cellos, Op.22

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă. Performer: Doo-Min Kim.

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