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The World's Greatest Music
From Vivaldi’s Four Seasons to Tchaikovsky’s enchanting ballets, we’ve gathered together the very best music inspired by the coldest season of the year. So pull your chair up to that open fire and enjoy our wintery gallery.
“Now the outworn year is dying/ and chilly fogs descend” begins the fourth and final part of Haydn’s oratorio The Seasons. The piece is based on a poem by James Thomson – but Haydn decided the ‘Winter’ section was too miserable to finish his work with, so he added a rousing chorus at the end.
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