BBC Monday Lunchtime Concerts

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Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and throughout the world via the internet, our weekly Monday lunchtime concerts feature much-loved international artists and young, up-and-coming performers from the BBC New Generation Artists scheme.

Simon Höfele   © Sebastian Heck

Simon Höfele trumpet; Frank Dupree piano

Monday 28 January 2019 1:00PM

Enescu, Takemitsu, Hindemith and more

Sophie Pacini   © Susanne Krauss

Sophie Pacini piano

Monday 4 February 2019 1:00PM

Chopin, Liszt and Schumann

François-Frédéric Guy   © Caroline Doutre

François-Frédéric Guy piano

Monday 11 February 2019 1:00PM

Brahms, Murail and Debussy

Kitty Whately   © Natalie Watts

Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano; Simon Lepper piano

Monday 18 February 2019 1:00PM

From the Pens of Women

Quatuor Arod © Richard Dumas

Quatuor Arod; Timothy Ridout viola

Monday 25 February 2019 1:00PM


Mariam Batsashvili   © Attila Kleb

Mariam Batsashvili piano

Monday 4 March 2019 1:00PM

Bach, Haydn, Ravel and Liszt

Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Belcea Quartet

Monday 11 March 2019 1:00PM

Hans Keller's 100th Birthday

Jeremy Denk   © Michael Wilson

Jeremy Denk piano

Monday 18 March 2019 1:00PM

Bach and Schubert

Novus String Quartet © Jin-ho Park

Novus String Quartet

Monday 25 March 2019 1:00PM

Respighi and Berg

Benjamin Beilman   © Giorgia Bertazzi

Benjamin Beilman violin; Narek Hakhnazaryan cello; Louis Schwizgebel piano

Monday 1 April 2019 1:00PM

Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich

Katarina Karnéus   © Mats Bäcker

Katarina Karnéus mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano

Monday 8 April 2019 1:00PM

Schumann, A Mahler, Berg, Amalia and C Schumann

Tabea Zimmermann   © Marco Borggreve

Tabea Zimmermann viola; Adam Walker flute; Agnès Clément harp

Monday 15 April 2019 1:00PM

Bax, Debussy, Stravinsky and Gubaidulina

Pavel Haas Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Pavel Haas Quartet

Monday 22 April 2019 1:00PM


Julian Prégardien   © Marco Borggreve

Julian Prégardien tenor; Eric Le Sage piano

Monday 29 April 2019 1:00PM

Schumann and Fauré

The King's Singers © Rebecca Reid

The King's Singers

Monday 6 May 2019 1:00PM

An unconventional journey from Moscow to London in one hour

Gould Piano Trio © Jake Morley

Gould Piano Trio

Monday 13 May 2019 1:00PM

Kirchner and Brahms

Andreas Haefliger   © Marco Borggreve

Andreas Haefliger piano

Monday 20 May 2019 1:00PM


Kuss Quartet © Molina Visuals

Kuss Quartet

Monday 27 May 2019 1:00PM

Beethoven and Poppe

Ilya Gringolts   © Tomasz Trzebiatowski

Ilya Gringolts violin; Peter Laul piano

Monday 3 June 2019 1:00PM


Jean Rondeau   © Edouard Bressy

Jean Rondeau harpsichord

Monday 10 June 2019 1:00PM

Bach, Scarlatti and Brahms

Nicolas Altstaedt   © Marco Borggreve

Nicolas Altstaedt cello

Monday 17 June 2019 1:00PM

Bach and Dutilleux

Christopher Maltman   © Pia Clodi

Christopher Maltman baritone; Graham Johnson piano

Monday 24 June 2019 1:00PM

Schumann, Wolf and Pfitzner

Colin Currie Quartet

Colin Currie Quartet

Monday 1 July 2019 1:00PM

Pereira, Volans, Stockhausen and Reich

Imogen Cooper   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Imogen Cooper piano

Monday 8 July 2019 1:00PM

Brahms and Liszt

István Várdai   © Balazs Borocz

István Várdai cello; Sunwook Kim piano

Monday 15 July 2019 1:00PM

Falla, Schubert and Kodály