The Full Works Concert - Monday 5 November 2012: Tchaikovsky

Classic FM's month-long Great Composers series continues with Tchaikovsky

Tonight, Jane Jones turns her attention to that master of melody, Tchaikovsky.  We’ll hear a complete performance of the Symphony No.5 from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev, alongside all of the Piano Concerto No.2, played at lightning speed by Emil Gilels.  Plus – highlights from Swan Lake and a beautiful yet rarely heard Tchaikovsky choral miniature.

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Highlights                       
Yuri Termikanov conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E minor       
Valery Gergiev conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.2 in G major            
Piano: Emil Gilels
Kirill Kondrashin conducts the USSR Symphony Orchestra

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