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Join BBC Radio 3 as we celebrate a mix of music and artists, curated by the acclaimed British pianist Clare Hammond. She’ll be joined by her friends, international cellist Gemma Rosefield and the award-winning Piatti String Quartet, as well as performing a solo recital to begin the weekend.

Friday 14 October, 7.30pm

Clare Hammond, solo pianoBeethoven – Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 ‘Pathétique’ (18’)
Szymanowski – 3 Mazurkas, Op. 50 Nos. 2, 9 and 6 (9’)
Adès – 3 Mazurkas, Op. 27 (8’)
Dutilleux – Au gré des ondes (11’)

INTERVAL

Medtner – Sonata Romantica, Op. 53 (23’)
Stravinsky – 3 movements from Petroushka (16′)

Saturday 15 October, 7.30pm

Gemma Rosefield (cello) and Clare Hammond (piano)

Beethoven – Variations in G on a theme by Handel, WoO45 (12’)
Strauss – Sonata Op. 6 (26’)

INTERVAL

Martinů – Variations on a Slovak Theme, H. 378 (10’)
Brahms – Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 (27’)

Sunday 16 October, 3pm

Piatti String Quartet and Clare Hammond, piano

Haydn – String Quartet in B minor, Op. 33 No. 1 (17′)
Brahms – String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2 (31′)

INTERVAL

Dvorak – Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81 (40’)

Clare Hammond: A pianist of amazing power and panache

The Telegraph

Gemma Rosefield:
A mesmerising musical treasure

The Strad

Piatti String Quartet:
A signally impressive young ensemble in its combination of vibrancy and formal rigour

The Sunday Times