Rachmaninov - finest and rare

How did David Mellor fall in love with Rachmaninov when he should have been playing tennis? Sunday 30 November 7pm.

Rachmaninov playing piano

This coming week it’s London Philharmonic Orchestra Week on Classic FM. 

To celebrate the LPO's Rachmaninov: Inside Out festival that’s currently in full swing, David Mellor spends two hours celebrating Rachmaninov’s finest music - and a few not-to-be-missed discoveries too.  

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Among David's highlights are the evergreen Piano Concerto No.2 and the stunning Vocalise.  

And in an exclusive revelation, David explains how his younger self fell in love with Rachmaninov when he was meant to be playing tennis with friends in Devon.

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David Mellor takes you on a whistle-stop tour of Classic FM music every Sunday evening from 7pm.