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.
People often talk about the classical music legends of the past – from Pavarotti and Menuhin to Karajan and Rostropovich...
But this week, Jane Jones celebrates the living performers she believes can genuinely be described as legends. We’ll begin with the violinist Nigel Kennedy performing Bach, before going on to hear from trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, guitarist John Williams, and pianist Daniel Barenboim playing the whole of the Piano Concerto No.2 by Brahms.
Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor
Violin: Nigel Kennedy
Jeffrey Tate conducts the English Chamber Orchestra
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
Trumpet: Wynton Marsalis
Raymond Leppard conducts the National Philharmonic Orchestra
Isaac Albeniz: Albeniz
Guitar: John Williams
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
John Barbiroli conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra