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BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 7

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Schubert
Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
Sally Beamish
Merula perpetua (world premiere)
Mozart
String Quintet in C major, K. 515

Performers

Armida Quartet
Lise Berthaud
viola
David Saudubray
piano

BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Armida Quartet bring two friends and three composers to Cadogan Hall for the summer’s seventh Proms Chamber Music concert.

Either side of a new work for viola and piano written for Lise Berthaud and David Saudubray by Sally Beamish are chamber works by Schubert and Mozart: the former’s quartet movement combining sobriety and vivacity, and the latter’s C-major String Quintet – a work brimming with twists, interruptions and thrills.

Part of BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 1

Paul Lewis joins his regular partners the Vertavo Quartet for the first of the season’s Proms Chamber Music concerts. They begin with music from France: Debussy’s Symbolist Cello Sonata and one...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 2

As part of this season’s celebration of the cello, Guy Johnston gathers 11 of his cello-playing friends for this celebration of the instrument in all its expressive guises. From Bach to Brahms via...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 3

French pianist and Satie champion Alexandre Tharaud leads a cabaret of music and words celebrating one of the most curious and innovative composers of the 20th century. He is joined by actor and...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 4

The most intrepid of trumpeters, Håkan Hardenberger is joined by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and some special friends for a celebration of the music of Kurt Weill and of proponents of the...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 5

Vocal ensemble Stile Antico and viol consort Fretwork celebrate the Shakespeare anniversary, contrasting music of his contemporaries with new settings.

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 6

Eloquent French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie performs an intriguing programme that moves from the clear spring-water of Fauré’s Barcarolles to depictions of Italian cities from Poulenc and...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 8

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...

Concert Duration:
approx. 1 hour (no interval)
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