Lunchtime Concert: Verbier 2011 Sokolov & Terfel
Thursday's Lunchtime Concert on Radio 3 comes from the 2011 Verbier Festival and features performances from violinist Valeriy Sokolov and bass-baritone Bryn Terfel.
The Verbier Festival in Switzerland, has been a showcase for world-renowned talents in music, theatre and dance since 1994. Performances from the 2011 festival are currently being featured on BBC Radio 3’s Lunchtime Concert series, and this Thursday you can hear Valeriy Sokolov and Bryn Terfel in concert with pianists Llŷr Williams and Nelson Goerner. Sokolov opens the concert with Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata No. 1, accompanied by Goerner. Terfel performs a selection of songs, including Chanson de Don Quichotte by Ibert and Quilter’s Three Shakespeare Songs, accompanied by Llŷr Williams.