Tuesday 23 June 2020 1:00PM

Benjamin Baker violin; Timothy Ridout viola

Live on BBC Radio 3 and in HD video on this website


This concert forms part of the Wigmore Hall BBC Radio 3 Special Broadcast series. It will be available to listen to live on BBC Radio 3 and also to watch live on Wigmore Hall's website.
The concert will be approximately one hour in duration.

  • Benjamin Baker violin
  • Timothy Ridout viola

Watch our live streams here

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Born in New Zealand, violinist Benjamin Baker studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and Royal College of Music. Since winning 1st prize at the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York he is sought after as a chamber musician. His London-born violist partner, Timothy Ridout, is a BBC New Generation Artist and is as equally in demand as a chamber musician and recitalist. Their programme includes the 1897 Sarabande and 11 variations on a theme of Handel by Norwegian composer Johan Halvorsen.

  • Wigmore Hall's live stream of this concert is supported by Hamish Parker
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
        • Duo for violin and viola in B flat K424
  • Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
        • Duo for Violin and Viola in C
  • Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)
        • 3 Madrigals for violin and viola
  • Johan Halvorsen
        • Sarabande con variazione (on a theme of Handel)

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