Watch Natalie Wheen’s Great Performers Episode Five

On Saturday January 7, Natalie returned to Classic FM with a new series profiling some of classical music’s genuine legends.

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We’ve picked out some wonderful clips that showcase the astonishing talents of the Great Performers featured in the fifth episode, to enhance your enjoyment of Natalie’s wonderful show below.

Jascha Heifetz plays Paganini Caprice No. 24

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings Schubert Der Erlkönig

Wilhelm Kempff plays Beethoven Piano Sonata No.14 ('Moonlight')

 Andrés Segovia plays Torroba Suite Castellana

 

Paul Tortelier plays Bach Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1

Shura Cherkassky plays Hofmann 

Birgit Nilsson sings Wagner Tristan and Isolde 'Liebestod'

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