Adam Walker on French music for flute

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This week’s podcast sees acclaimed flautist Adam Walker joining Gramophone Publisher Martin Cullingford to talk about his two new French music albums, both released on Chandos Records. The first, “French works for flute”, sees him joined by pianist James Baillieu in music by Franck, Widor, Saint-Saëns and Duruflé – this last work also featuring violist Timothy Ridout. The second album, ‘Belle Époque’, features Walker’s Ensemble Orsino joined by pianist Pavel Kolesnikov in an eclectic program of French music for wind ensemble.

Gramophone The podcasts are presented in association with Wigmore Hall, where the music continues despite the lockdown with two concerts streaming during the week (find all the details of the concerts for the week at the bottom of this page). To view or donate, please visit Wigmore Hall website.

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CONCERTS AT WIGMORE HALL (April 12-15)

Monday April 12, 1:00 p.m.
Benjamin Appl bar
Jacques Baillieu pf
Kagel Der Turm zu Babel – Hebrew
R Schumann Belsatzar, Op 57
F Mendelssohn Ach, die Augen sind es wieder
C Schumann Sechs Lieder, Op 13 – No 2 Sie liebten sich beide
A Mahler Five Songs – Ich Walks Unter Blumen
Ingeborg von Bronsart Die loreley
N Baker O schwöre nicht
Josephine Lang Das traumbild
R Schumann Dichterliebe, Op 48

Monday April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Imogen Cooper pf
Beethoven 33 Variations in C on a waltz by Diabelli, Op 120

Tuesday April 13, 1:00 p.m.
Elaine mitchener singer
Gordon mackay vn
mira benjamin vn
Bridget carey Virginia
Anton Lukoszevieze vc
Daniel Charles db
Mingus String Quartet No.1 (with voice)
Wolff I like to think of Harriet Tubman
J Lee Mingus Meditations written by Jeanne Lee and Dave Holland
B Patterson Duo for voice and string instrument (s)
Archie Shepp Jaded
IEM To be confirmed (according to NH Pritichard)
Katalin Ladik Genesis – 06
Louise Bourgeois Insomnia drawings

Tuesday April 13, 7:30 p.m.
Trish clowes sax
Ross stanley pf
Trish clowes Free to fall
Joe cutler Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii (adaptation of the highlights of the 3rd movement of the saxophone concerto)
Ross stanley Avoidance
Ellington Prelude to a kiss
Dupre Adaptation of the third prelude of 3 Preludes and Fugues
Ross stanley New job
Vivaldi To sleep of the Four Seasons (adaptation of the slow movement of ‘Automne’) organized byTrish Clowes arranged by Ross Stanley
Trish clowes Decently Ripped (for Wayne Shorter)
Farrés 3 keywords
Trish clowes A view with a bedroom
Traditional Month of January

Wednesday April 14, 7:30 p.m.
Chiaroscuro Quartet
Alina Ibragimova vn
Pablo Hernán Benedi vn
Emilie Hörnlund Virginia
Claire Thirion vc
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 33 No 3 ‘L’Oiseau’
Schubert String Quartet in A minor D804 ‘Rosamunde’

Thursday April 15, 12:00 p.m.
Author Lucasta Miller is joined by John mullan, Professor of English at University College London, for a discussion of the life and work of John Keats, drawing on Miller’s recent book Keats: A Brief Life in Nine Poems and an Epitaph, with readings from leading performers in poetry and prose Ruth rosen.

Thursday April 15, 7:30 p.m.
Chiaroscuro Quartet
Alina Ibragimova vn
Pablo Hernán Benedi
vn
Emilie Hörnlund
Virginia
Claire Thirion
vc
Purcell Fantasy a 4 No 7 in C minor Z738. Fantasia a 4 n ° 11 in G Z742
Haydn String Quartet in B minor Op 33 n ° 1
Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat Op 12


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