David Mellor - Sunday 27 September 2015, 7pm

Sibelius, Vivaldi and Cole Porter are on the menu tonight.

Sibelius

David celebrates Sibelius ahead of the 150th anniversary of his birth in December. Listen out for the fastest and most powerful version of Finlandia David has ever heard.

There’s additionally a superb recording of a Sibelius Serenade for solo violin, played by Anne-Sophie Mutter, with Andre Previn conducting the Staatskapelle Dresden.

Also tonight David marks the arrival of autumn with the music of Vivaldi and Glazunov, and celebrates the genius of Cole Porter with music from his classic musical adaptation of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew – Kiss Me Kate .

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