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Classic FM Drive with John Brunning 4pm - 7pm
We've another packed programme of classics from this year's Hall Of Fame.
The brilliantly spicy Danzon No.2 by Arturo Marquez rocketed up this year’s Classic FM Hall of Fame, climbing an astonishing 185 places. We’ll hear it tonight, along with a piece of music that soared to its best ever position this year: Spem in Alium by Thomas Tallis. That’s not all, though. We’ll also enjoy the complete Enigma Variations by Elgar and the whole of Schubert’s Symphony No.9 (‘Great’).
Marquez: Danzon No.2
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium
Peter Phillips conducts the Tallis Scholars
Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme Opus 36 (Enigma Variations)
Daniel Barenboim conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Franz Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C major (‘Great’)
John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra