David Mellor's Russian Romance
David Mellor puts on his fur hat and boots and ventures out onto the steppes of central Asia. Sunday 23 November, 7pm.
This Sunday, David Mellor promises two hours of the finest Russian Romantic music, with a particular focus on Alexander Glazunov (pictured) – a composer who often gets overlooked in favour of such fellow countrymen as Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.
Alongside the music, David also promises to share the story of why Glazunov had a special chair that allowed him to drink vodka during performances of his music.