Raphaël Feuillâtre on Baroque music for guitar
Friday, March 31, 2023
The guitarist talks to Gramophone about his debut Deutsche Grammophon album
In this week's Gramophone Podcast guitarist Raphaël Feuillâtre talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about his debut album for Deutsche Grammophon, 'Visages Baroque', which weaves a programme of arrangements of music by French Baroque composers around two major pieces by Bach.
Gramophone Podcasts are given in association with Wigmore Hall. (See below for the coming week's concerts.)
You can listen to the Podcast above. To hear other Gramophone podcasts, or to subscribe for free to new editions, search for 'Gramophone' in your Podcast App of choice, or visit Gramophone's page on Apple Music podcasts. Meanwhile, further down this page you can also listen to Raphaël Feuillâtre's album via Apple Music).
This Gramophone Podcast was produced in association with Wigmore Hall, where this week's concerts are as follows:
Saturday April 1 at 7.30pm - A Rachmaninov recital by pianist Steven Osborne, celebrating the composer's 150th Birthday
Sunday April 2 at 11.30am - Volinist Itamar Zorman and pianist Adam Golka in a programme of Bartók, Brahms and Schubert
Sunday April 2 at 7.30am - The Irish Baroque Orchestra under artistic director Peter Whelan performs Handel's Messiah in the version performed in Dublin in 1742
Monday April 3 at 1pm - Mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Kunal Lahiry perform a programme called 'The Power and the Glory' which explores diverse perspectives on our colonial history through music and poetry of the last 150 years
Monday April 3 at 7.30pm - Soprano Christiane Karg and harpist Anneleen Lenaerts perform a programme titled 'Wir sind durch Not und Freude gegangen Hand in Hand' - the opening words of the final of Strauss's Four Last Songs – featuring Strauss, Debussy and Respighi
Tuesday April 4 at 1pm - Violinist Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux and pianist Joseph Havlat perform Enescu, Schubert and Stravinsky
Tuesday April 4 at 7.30pm - Pianist Pavel Kolesnikov offers an evening of Chopin and Schubert
Wednesday April 5 at 7.30pm - The London Handel Players, directed by Adrian Butterfield, and soloists perform music by JS Bach and his contemporary Johann Joachim Quantz
Thursday April 6 at 7.30pm - Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs an evening of music by Chopin
Friday April 7 at 3pm - To mark Good Friday, Fretwork and soloists bring us a little known St Matthew Passion by the 17th century composer Johann Sebastiani
For full details and to book tickets visit Wigmore Hall, where you can also find out more about the programme for the newly announced 2023-24 Wigmore Hall season, and watch a video of the Hall’s Director John Gilhooly introducing it.
Priority booking for concerts between September and December 2023 will open on Wednesday, April 19. General sale of tickets for same period will open on Thursday, May 4 and tickets for under 35s concerts will go on sale on Thursday May 11.