PCM 8 archiveBBC Proms Chamber Music

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Work type: Concert.

Berliner Philharmoniker perform Debussy and Ravel - T0462583526

Hear some of the Berliner Philharmoniker's finest players perform as soloists in a concert of 20th-century French chamber music. Marking the 100th anniversaries of both Debussy and Lili Boulanger, the programme includes the latter's evocative sequence of miniatures, Trois morceaux, alongside the neo-Classical melancholy of the former's Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp. The concert also includes a world premiere by Slovenian composer Nina Senk, using the same instrumental forces as Ravel's vivacious Introduction and Allegro. There will be no intervalPerformer Maja Avramovic (violin). Performer Daishin Kashimoto (violin). Performer Amihai Grosz (viola). Performer Bruno Delepelaire (cello). Performer Emmanuel Pahud (flute). Performer Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet). Performer Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp). Performer Alasdair Beatson (piano).
3 Sep 18Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L177278493

T01439423486 (CADOGAN17)

Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Elias String Quartet are joined by cellist Alice Neary for Schubert's String Quintet in C major, a work of sublime loveliness, composed just months before his tragically early death.Group/Band Elias String Ouartet. Performer Alice Neary (cello).
4 Sep 17Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L0174223963

Songs by Purcell, Mendelssohn and Quilter - T01726732419

Two cherished British singers round off 2016's Proms Chamber Music series with a joint recital at Cadogan Hall, celebrating English song with an extended stopover in Germany for songs and duets by Felix Mendelssohn. Either side, Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies and Joseph Middleton present Benjamin Britten's touching ?realisations' of songs by the composer's theatrical predecessor Henry Purcell, and works by the doyen of English song, Roger Quilter. Songs by Purcell (arr. Britten), Mendelssohn and Quilter, including settings of Shakespeare There will be no intervalPerformer Carolyn Sampson (soprano). Performer Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor). Performer Joseph Middleton (piano).
5 Sep 16Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L0155218196

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio - T680290307

When not performing as a soloist, violinist Nicola Benedetti appears frequently as a chamber musician - most often with the trio she co-founded with pianist Alexei Grynyuk and cellist Leonard Elschenbroich. Here the three musicians pair Brahms's first and stormiest piano trio - its darkness belying the work's major key - with music by American-born composer Arlene Sierra. Inspired by the migration patterns of butterflies, her Butterflies Remember a Mountain is a work of pointillist detail and shimmering harmonies, painted in a sequence of delicate textural gestures. Finish time approx. 14:00
7 Sep 15Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L0173819062

Walton - Facade - T2122277770

This year's focus on William Walton wouldn't be complete without his witty, genre-bending 'entertainment' Facade. Walton's first big success, the work sets poems by his friend and patron Edith Sitwell to create a sequence of colourful, whimsical and piquant numbers for chamber ensemble and reciters. The whimsical side of Shostakovich is also represented, in his Four Waltzes. Arranged from the composer's earlier film scores, they range from the good-humoured 'Spring Waltz', the faux na?f 'Waltz-Scherzo' and the charmingly kitsch 'Barrel Organ Waltz'. There will be no interval. Finish time approx. 14:00Company Nash Ensemble. Conductor John Wilson.
8 Sep 14Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L2345037

Dowland - T1491493955

The laureate of the lute song, John Dowland is chiefly remembered for the burnished melancholy of 'Flow, my tears'. In the last Cadogan Hall concert of the 2013 Proms, tenor Ian Bostridge, lutenist Elizabeth Kenny and the viol consort Fretwork mark the 450th anniversary of Dowland's birth in a programme that explores his work at its saddest, most seductive, and most light-hearted. An hour of lachrimaes, love songs and dances amid the painters (Sir John Souch), courtiers (Henry Noel) and soldiers (Captain Digorie Piper) of Elizabethan England. There will be no intervalCompany Fretwork. Performer Ian Bostridge (tenor). Performer Elizabeth Kenny (lute).
2 Sep 13Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L0808087414

Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Debussy - T0377759504

A meticulous interpreter and a brilliant technician, Pierre-Laurent Aimard has been a familiar face at the Proms in recent years, championing music from different periods. In the year of the 150th anniversary of Debussy's birth, as Aimard looks back to the early 20th century, his own clear and thoughtful playing style should serve to reconnect that quiet revolutionary with the music of the future. There will be no interval. Finish time approx. 14:00Performer Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano).
3 Sep 12Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L1474291979

Christian Tetzlaff & Lars Vogt - T180785600

Featured artist Christian Tetzlaff is joined by his regular duo partner Lars Vogt for a recital that travels from Mozart's last major work for violin and piano, completed just before the premiere of Don Giovanni, to Bartok's First Violin Sonata, composed in 1921. The Hungarian composer, a Tetzlaff favourite, here stretches tonality in a sonata which provides a visceral, richly rewarding listening experience while pushing its players' techniques to their limits. Finish time: approx. 14:00. There will be no interval
5 Sep 11Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L229201691

Venice - from the streets to the palaces - T093186254

As a curtain-raiser to our 400th-anniversary performance of Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 (see Prom 75), the vibrantly French ensemble Le Poeme Harmonique conjures up the carnivalesque atmosphere of 17th-century Venice, where the streets and palaces provided a cultural melting pot for the popular and artistic styles of the day. Along with one of Monteverdi's most famous madrigals, the Lamento della ninfa, the programme includes rarely heard music by Francesco Manelli, the first composer to write operas for the paying public as opposed to the privileged court.Company Le Poeme Harmonique. Performer Vincent Dumestre (theorbo/Baroque guitar/director).
6 Sep 10Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L01732838507

Alina Ibragimova - Tai Murray - T1912155645

Broadcast Live on BBC Radio 3. Approx finish time: 14:00. There will be no interval.Performer Alina Ibragimova (violin). Performer Tai Murray (violin).
29 Aug 09Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L345980780

Aronowitz Ensemble - T1727340483

Finish time approx. 14:00Music R. Strauss (12 mins)). Music Faure (24 mins)). Music Huw Watkins (15 mins)). Performer Elizabeth Watts (soprano). Company Aronowitz Ensemble.
8 Sep 08Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L0947656182

T1050373018 (CADPROM07)

Finish time approx. 14:00Performer Angela Hewitt (piano). Music Bach (Partita No 1 in B flat major BWV 825). Music D.Scarlatti (Two sonatas). Music Bach (Partita No 4 in D major BWV 828).
3 Sep 07Cadogan Hall, Inner London :: V1516962103
listing details L16487052

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