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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
Tonight, it's two great concertos feature in full: Grieg’s mighty Piano Concerto and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto.
Tonight, two great concertos feature in full: Grieg’s mighty Piano Concerto with the pianist Krystian Zimerman, and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto featuring Viktoria Mullova. Plus – a glorious piece of contemporary choral music that entered our Hall of Fame for the very first time this year, and a fine recording of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor
Piano: Krystian Zimerman
Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Philip Stopford: Lully, Lulla, Lullay
Christopher Gray conducts the Truro Cathedral Choir
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Suite
Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major
Violin: Viktoria Mullova
John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique