BBC RECORDING OF THE WEEK: “It’s the kind of festival partnership you’d hope it would be preserved on disc, but somehow it rarely is”
Scroll down to 2:48:45 to hear Andrew McGregor announcing the Recording of the Week: BIS Records’ Brahms & Schumann CD recorded in Nicosia at Pharos’ Recital venue, The Shoe Factory, during the 16th International Pharos Chamber Music Festival. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09hr3w4
Two of the most important works in 19th century chamber music – Brahms’ Piano Quintet and Schumann’s Piano Quartet – captured by a superb team of musicians, and Pharos Festival regulars: pianist Yevgeny Sudbin, violinists Boris Brovtsyn and Hrachya Avanesyan, violist Diemut Poppen and cellist Alexander Chaushian. Produced by Jens U Braun for BIS Records.