David Mellor: upcoming shows
Sundays, 7-9pm. David is always delighted to receive your thoughts on the music he plays – especially if there’s a theme you think would work well on a Sunday night. Let him know your thoughts via the form below or Tweet @ClassicFM, and listen this Sunday evening for a wonderfully indulgent and enjoyable two-hour journey of discovery on Classic FM.
Sunday 20th August, 7pm
David Mellor devotes two more hours to some of the inspired musical suggestions he’s received from Classic FM listeners over the summer so far. He’ll be interspersing the mixture of fantastic modern and heritage recordings, with fascinating stories sent in by music lovers from across the UK.
Every Sunday evening, David makes it his aim to introduce listeners to classical music they may not have considered listening to before. Tonight, he has picked some favourite Light Music choices, including Robert Farnon and Lionel Monckton, plus there are selections from two musical plays: Sidney Jones’s The Geisha and Edward Elgar’s The Starlight Express.
Sunday 27th August, 7pm
David Mellor devotes two more hours to some of the inspired musical suggestions he’s received from Classic FM listeners over the summer so far.
The highlights tonight include a stunning recording from the British contralto singer Kathleen Ferrier, who died aged only 41, alongside a fantastic heritage performance of the final quartet from Verdi’s opera Rigoletto, featuring Robert Merrill and Jussi Björling. Plus – the remarkable sound of a balalaika orchestra!