The Full Works Concert – Tuesday 7th May: The Immortal Masters

Tonight’s Immortal Masters programme begins with a brilliant performance of the Schumann Cello Concerto from the soloist Mstislav Rostropovich.

Mstislav Rostropovich

We’ll also be hearing from the conductor Vernon Handley, the soprano Dame Joan Sutherland, and the organist Marie-Claire Alain, who’ll perform Saint-Saens’ Symphony No.3 (‘Organ’).

Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
David Oistrakh conducts the USSR Symphony Orchestra

Charles Villers Stanford: Symphony No.3 in F minor (‘Irish’)
Vernon Handley conducts the Ulster Orchestra

Julius Benedict: The Gypsy and the Bird
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Flute: Alexander Murray
Richard Bonynge conducts the London

Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No.3 in C minor (‘Organ’)
Organ: Marie-Claire Alain
Jean Martinon conducts the French Radio National Orchestra

The Full Works Concert

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