The science: Professor Buzz Baum works at the intersection of biology and physics. He is trying to understand how cells evolve. This cantata repurposes a famous tune from Bach’s St Matthew Passion.
The wonderful performers of the Northern Chords Festival play two piano quartets; Mozart’s dramatic quartet in G minor and Brahms’ passionate C minor quartet, as well as Fauré's expressive First Violin Sonata.
In this special anniversary series, the acclaimed Brodsky Quartet perform Beethoven’s late string quartets. Fugue is central in the Quartet Op. 131, and is prefaced here with one of Bach’s own fugues.
The famous Allegri Quartet is joined by clarinetist Joseph Shiner in Mozart’s ever-popular Clarinet Quintet, Arthur Bliss’ beautiful Clarinet Quintet, and Beethoven’s stormy and dramatic F minor String Quartet.
Using 19th century instruments that reflect Beethoven’s ideal, Rachel Podger and Christopher Glynn join forces to explore a sonata cycle that, more than any other, opens up new worlds of expression for violin and piano.
The science: Dr Vicky Neale is here to convince you that mathematics as beautiful as Bach’s music. The music: This is one of Bach’s first cantatas, written when he was in his early twenties for a friend’s wedding.
The five string players of Divertimenti are joined by violist Garfield Jackson to perform two powerful and beautiful string sextets by Dvořák and Brahms. Plus, the London premiere of Sally Beamish’s new String Quintet.
In this special anniversary series, the acclaimed Brodsky Quartet perform Beethoven’s late string quartets. This recital includes Kraggerud’s Preghiera, a pre-echo of the famous prayer at the heart of Beethoven’s Op. 131.
In this special anniversary series, the acclaimed Brodsky Quartet perform Beethoven’s late string quartets. Op. 135 is the surprise finale of the late quartets, a work which radiates good humour and acceptance.