Every Saturday night at 9pm-10pm, David Mellor reviews all the latest classical music releases.
Tonight David Mellor's choices of music range across the centuries.
Fans of the lyrical and eloquent music of Hubert Parry - among them HRH The Prince of Wales - are sure to enjoy the first volume of Parry’s Twelve Sets of English Lyrics, featuring the excellent pianist Andrew West with Susan Gritton, James Gilchrist and Roderick Williams, three charismatic singers at the top of their profession.
As the anticipation intensifies for Star Wars: The Force Awakens , David enjoys a new 4-album set of John Williams’ greatest film music on Sony Classical.
And British pianist Paul Crossley, with an international reputation for performing 20th century music, turns to the piano works of Francis Poulenc. This three album collection brings together all of the composer’s dazzling works for solo piano.