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Classic FM Drive with John Brunning 5pm - 7pm
7 November 2017, 13:11
The stunning Leonard Cohen song, exquisitely arranged for cello. It's very special.
Last year's BAFTA Awards featured a powerful musical tribute to singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen and other stars of music, TV and film who we lost in 2016.
Here's young cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason with Cohen's beloved song 'Hallelujah', in a beautiful arrangement by film composer Tom Hodge.
The track is featured alongside melodies from Fauré and Bloch on the 17 year-old's 2017 debut release. Here's a glimpse into the recording session at the famous Abbey Road Studios.
And if you need more cello versions of 'Hallelujah', check out this belter from Brooklyn Duo...