A masterful exploration of the rich world of chamber music and song, in its many diverse forms, from the 18th century to the present day.


28th September

Show Playlist
  • Scharwenka, Franz Xaver: Piano Trio in A minor, Op.45. Garbis Atmacayan, vlc., Levon Chilingirian, vln., Seta Tanyel, pno.
  • Loewe, Carl: Die Uhr, Op.123/3. Cord Garben, pno., Kurt Moll, bass .
  • Reinecke, Carl: Octet for Winds in B flat, Op.216. Boston Symphony .
  • Zemlinsky, Alexander von: Walzer Gesange, Op.6: Little Swallow. Those eyes of thine, Casement so humble and small, I wandered by night, Stars of Heaven, My love letters, Greta Bradman, soprano, Daniel de Borah, pno.
  • Zemlinsky, Alexander von: String Quartet No.3, Op.19. LaSalle Quartet .
  • Sutherland, Margaret: Viola Sonata. Jenni Flemming, pno., Patricia Pollett, vla.

  • 21st September

    Show Playlist
  • Ravel, Maurice: Sonata posthume. Chantal Juillet, vln., Pascal Rogé, pno.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Don Quixote to Dulcinea. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Gerard Souzay, bar.
  • Bonis, Melanie: Flute Sonata. Leigh Harrold, pno., Mary Sheargold, fte.
  • Britten, Benjamin: String Quartet No.2 in C, Op.36. Amadeus Quartet .
  • Britten, Benjamin: I Will Give My Love an Apple, Sailor-boy, Master Kilby, The soldier and the sailor, The shooting of his Dear, Robert Tear, ten., Timothy Walker, gtr.
  • Jolivet, Andre: Serenade for Oboe and Piano. David Korevaar, pno., Diana Doherty, oboe .
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Gypsy Ramble. Streeton Trio .

  • 14th September

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini, Gioachino: String Sonata No.4 in B Flat. Chi-Chi Nwanoku, db., Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Marshall Marcus, vln., Richard Tunnicliffe, vlc.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Trio No.3 in C minor, Op.1/3. Beaux Arts Trio .
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo: Clarinet Quintet in E flat. Dieter Klocker, cl. Berlin Philharmonic Quartet .
  • Berlioz, Hector: Les Nuits d'ete, Op.7. Bernard Greenhouse, vlc., Dalton Baldwin, pno., Janice Taylor, m-sop.
  • Ries, Ferdinand: Octet in F minor, Op.128. Consortium Classicum .

  • 7th September

    Show Playlist
  • Leclair, Jean-Marie: Sonata III in G minor. Les Talens Lyriques .
  • Bach CPE: Trio sonata in G, Wq.144. Le Nouveau Quatuor .
  • Bach CPE: Der Fruehling, Wq.197/14, Bitten, Wq.194/9, Trost der Erloesung, Wq.194/30, Abendlied, Wq.194/3, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Joerg Demus, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: String Quartet No.16 in E Flat, K428. Quartetto Italiano .
  • Danzi, Franz: Wind quintet in F, Op.68/2. Ensemble Vienna-Berlin .
  • Hummel, Johann: Cello Sonata in A, Op.104. Pal Banda, vlc., Susan Alexander-Max, fortepiano .

  • 31st August

    Show Playlist
  • Paisiello, Giovanni: Flute Quartet in G, Op.23/4. Quartetto Flautarte .
  • Myslivecek, Josef: Octet No.2 in E flat. Queensland Wind Soloists .
  • Spohr, Louis: String quartet brillant in D minor Op.11. New Budapest Quartet .
  • Faure, Gabriel: The walled garden, Op.106. Graham Johnson, pno., Jennifer Smith, sop.
  • Borodin, Alexander: Piano trio in D (1861). Trio Scaligero .
  • Rheinberger, Joseph: String Quintet in A minor, Op.82. Yumiko Noda, vla. Sonare Quartet .

  • 24th August

    Show Playlist
  • Kapsberger, Johann: Toccata 1., Gagliarda 1a, Corrente 1.a, Paul O'Dette, lute .
  • Charpentier, Marc-Antoine: Concert pour quartre parties de violes H.545. London Baroque/Charles Medlam.
  • Bernier, Nicolas: Le Caffe. Sara Macliver, sop. Ensemble Battistin .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Sonata in A for flute and harpsichord, BWV1032. Davitt Moroney, hpschd., Janet See, fte., Mary Springfels, viola da gamba .
  • Boismortier, Joseph B de: Sonata for Bassoon & B.C., Op.40/2. Christian Beuse, bsn., Claude Wassmer, bsn., Kristian Nyquist, hpschd.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Overture-Suite in A minor, TWV55:a2. Hans-Martin Linde, rec. Linde Consort/Hans-Martin Linde.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Duetto IV: Troppo cruda. Gillian Fisher, sop., James Bowman, alto. King's Consort .
  • Handel, George Frederic: Violin Sonata in D, HWV371. Locatelli Trio .

  • 17th August

    Show Playlist
  • Scharwenka, Franz Xaver: Violin sonata in D minor, Op.2. Lydia Mordkovitch, vln., Seta Tanyel, pno.
  • Berwald, Franz: String Quartet No.2 in A minor. Yggdrasil Quartet .
  • Stanford, Sir Charles: Serenade in F Op.95. Capricorn .
  • Barber, Samuel: Three Songs, Op.45. John Browning, pno., Thomas Hampson, bar.
  • Wiren, Dag: Wind Quintet, Op.42. Stockholm Wind Quintet .
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: Simori. Byzantine-Mallon Duo .

  • 10th August

    Show Playlist
  • Scharwenka, Franz Xaver: Piano Trio No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1. Colin Carr, vlc., Lydia Mordkovitch, vln., Seta Tanyel, pno.
  • Borodin, Alexander: String Quartet No.1 in A. Borodin String Quartet .
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Phoenix Story. Pei-Jee Ng, vlc., Pei-Sian Ng, vlc.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Dark Wind Blowing. Christopher Saunders, ten., Stefan Cassomenos, pno.
  • Carmichael, John: Music Grave and Gay. Antony Gray, pno., Stephen Robinson, oboe .

  • 3rd August

    Show Playlist
  • Mozart, Wolfgang: Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, K 478, Seraphim Trio, Helen Ayres, violin, Anna Goldsworthy, piano, Tim Nankervis, cello with Martin Alexander, vioila
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Grosse Fuge in B Flat, Op.133. Goldner String Quartet .
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Concert Piece in F minor, Op. 113. Alan Hacker, cl., Lesley Schatzberger, basset-horn, Richard Burnett, pno.
  • Farrenc, Louise: Variations Concertantes sur une Melodie Suisse, Op.20, Gaetane Prouvost, violin, Laurent Cabasso,piano.
  • Faure, Gabriel: The Song of Eve, Op.95. Dame Janet Baker, m-sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Songs Without Words in A, 'Venetian Gondola Song'. Richard Burnett, pno.