Francesco Piemontesi

Lunchtime Concert

TV & Radio Information
Radio 3
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 13:00

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Tuesday 24 April, 1pm Catch the BBC Music Magazine Newcomer of the Year, pianist Francesco Piemontesi, in the first of three lunchtime concerts showcasing the Radio 3 New Generation Artists. He is joined by the Elias Quartet, tackling Brahms’s Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34. Soprano Ruby Hughes will also be performing a selection of songs by Fauré, accompanied by Julius Drake. The programme is rounded off with Guillaume Connesson’s quirky Disco Toccata, played by clarinettist Shabaka Hutchings and cellist Nicolas Altstaedt. A brilliantly diverse programme of music from some of the best up-and-coming performers.