Jane Jones is here Monday to Wednesday from 8pm with two hours of full works. On Thursday and Friday, Catherine Bott is in the hot seat.
Tonight’s selection of music features some of the world’s finest living musicians.
Soprano Renee Fleming, violinist Maxim Vengerov and flautist James Galway all feature – and we begin with a fine performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.26 (‘Coronation’) from the Portugese pianist Maria Joao Pires.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto no.26 in D major (‘Coronation’)
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Claudio Abbado conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Max Bruch: Kol Nidrei (arranged for viola and orchestra)
Viola: Yuri Bashmet
Neeme Jarvi conducts the London Symphony Orchestra
Louis Gianella: Concerto Lugubre
Flute: James Galway
Claudio Scimone conducts I Solisti Veneti
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasilieras No.5
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the New World Symphony
Antonin Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor
Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic Orchestra