David Mellor - Sunday 22 May 2016, 7pm

Tower Festival: Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy is among the wonderful musical stars in David's choices this evening.

Join David this evening for a musical journey of discoveries. He’ll be picking out new tracks, guaranteed to wow you, along with forgotten gems from recorded history.

Highlights from this varied programme include a riveting performance from Nigel Kennedy of Sibelius, selections from a new album titled Gershwin in Hollywood, as well as a Dvorak string quartet arranged for a group of saxophones.

Classic FM Apps

Get the Classic FM app for iPhone, iPad and Android - now with HD audio

Cat composer Alexander Livitsanos

This utterly adorable kitten is the ultimate distraction from work

chocolate bar musical taste

Can we guess your favourite chocolate bar from your favourite composer?

broken e-string violin

This clip captures the sheer horror of an E-string snapping halfway through a live radio broadcast