21 Jan

28/29 January 2015 | BBC Radio 3 Festival broadcasts

BBC Radio 3 is to broadcast two programmes made at the 2014 Presteigne Festival as part of its annual ‘Welsh Festivals’ lunchtime slot. The wonderful Cavaleri Quartet (pictured below) are the featured artists in both programmes recorded at St Andrew’s Church last August.

We are particularly delighted that Radio 3 decided to include Hilary Tann’s beautiful Presteigne Festival commission, And the Snow Did Lie, as part of its Festival coverage this year. The full details are as follows:

Wednesday 28th January at 1pm
Gorecki String Quartet No 1, Op 62 Already it is Dusk
James MacMillan Memento
Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 74 Harp
Link to BBC site for i-player

Thursday 29th January at 1pm
Hilary Tann And the Snow Did Lie – first broadcast
Link to BBC site for i-player

A Cavaleri Quartet