Sunday 23 February 2020 7:30PM
Here the Beethoven items – written between 1782 and 1803 – are interspersed with works by 20th-century American experimentalists.
Sunday 8 March 2020 7:30PM
Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading baritones both on the operatic stage and in the concert and recital halls, Stéphane Degout sings some of his native repertory before journeying further east.
Wednesday 11 March 2020 7:00PM
In this concert bringing together three exceptional musicians whose confluence has been described as forming a ‘super trio’, Beethoven’s major works for string trio comprise the programme – all of them early pieces, dating from between 1794 and 1798.
Sunday 22 March 2020 7:30PM
In the countertenor’s collaboration with a leading lutenist, the works of the ‘Orpheus Britannicus’ are placed in the context of his musical predecessors and descendants.
Monday 6 April 2020 7:30PM
The widely admired pianist has received consistent praise for his Schubert playing, both live and recorded; his programme includes character pieces by three composers, as well as one of the most lyrical of Schubert’s major piano works.
Andrew Marr and John Gilhooly in conversation and performances from special guests to launch the 2020/21 Season
With grateful thanks to the Foyle Foundation for their generous support of these broadcasts