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Beethoven and the Brits

The 2011 fesival presented Beethoven in each concert along-side compositions written in the first three decades of the 20th century by three of Britain’s greatest composers: Franck Bridge, Gerald Finzi and Edward Elgar. Beethoven is also celebrated by ‘The Ludwig Project’, a special new festival commission from the Italian composer Nicola Campogrande.

Friday 17th June 8pm
Bridge Phantasy Piano Quartet in F sharp minor Op. 94
Elgar String Quartet
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Beethoven Piano Trio No.5 in D Op.70 'Ghost'
Saturday 18th June 5pm
Bridge Rhapsody Trio for 2 violins and viola
Beethoven String trio in D Op.9 No.2
Saturday 18th June 7.30pm
Bridge Phantasie Piano Trio in C minor Op.79
Beethoven Sonata for Violin & Piano No.5 in F Op. 24 'Spring'
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Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor Op.84
Sunday 19th June 2.45pm
Bridge Sonata for Cello & Piano in D minor Op. 125
Nicola Campogrande "The Ludwig Project" CMF commission and premiere
Sunday 19th June 5pm
Finzi Romance Op.11 for String Quartet
Finzi Prelude and Fugue Op.24 for String Trio
Beethoven 'Grosse Fugue' String Quartet in B flat Op.133
Bridge Piano Quintet in D minor