The Starlight Express - Excerpts Edward Elgar
12 May 2017, 16:47
Some of the world’s best musicians have popped into the Classic FM live session studio to perform exclusively for us. Here are our favourites, from Nigel Kennedy to Lang Lang
Nicola Benedetti on the terrifying moments of Tchaikovsky
Which moments in the violin concerto make soloists nervous?
We caught up with the incomparable violinist at home and he gave us this exclusive session.
Nigel Kennedy plays solo Bach
The legendary violinist played some beautiful Bach just for us
Evgeny Kissin plays Rachmaninov's Prelude in C-sharp minor
The brilliant Russian pianist played just for us
Solo Bach from The Piano Guys
Steven Sharp Nelson treated us to some solo Bach – with a difference
Did you know – Brahms inspired a metal riff?
Rachel Barton Pine, equally at home with classical and metal – explains all
Lang Lang plays September from Tchaikovsky's The Seasons
Maxim Vengerov plays solo Bach
Beautiful solo Bach, backstage at Buckingham Palace
Guy Johnston and Sheku Kanneh-Mason play some beautiful Barrière
The two cellists played the third movement from Barrière's Sonata No.4
The legendary violinist popped in to the studio and played some stunning solo Bach, just for us.
Kyung Wha Chung plays the Prelude from Bach's Violin Partita No.3
The legendary violinist came in to the studio for a live session
Charles Owen plays a Bach capriccio
This Bach piano piece is basically jazz
Sean Shibe plays a Scottish Medley
The brilliant young guitarist treated us to a live session
Gorgeous, ethereal singing from one of our favourite choirs, tackling a sublime Stanford song - 'The Blue Bird'.
Tenebrae sing 'The Blue Bird' by Stanford
Tenebrae joined us in the Classic FM studio to sing this mesmerising Stanford song.
Wayne Marshall plays an epic organ improvisation
You sent in the themes, he created this incredible piece