BBC Radio 3’s Lunchtime Concert series is presented by Sarah Walker and explores the music of Schubert and others. This third of four recitals broadcast during the Hay Festival week offers a selection of pieces including: Schubert’s Impromptu in G flat, D899/3 and Impromptu in B flat, D935/3; Liszt’s Les jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este, S163/4; and Frank’s Prelude, Chorale et Fugue, performed by pianist Charles Owen. Owen is Professor of Piano at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, and “one of the finest British pianists of his generation” – Gramophone.
Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Please arrive in good time.