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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
Tonight, three very different pieces feature on our Full Works Concert. First up is Khachaturian’s Masquerade Suite, in all its full-on, orchestral glory.
It’ll be followed by the tender and very beautiful Piano Concerto by Nigel Hess, before we go on to hear a great new recording of the Mozart Requiem, featuring the soprano Elin Manahan Thomas – Classic FM’s Artist of the Week this week.
Aram Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite
Neeme Jarvi conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Nigel Hess: Piano Concerto
Piano: Lang Lang
Christopher Warren-Green conducts the London Chamber Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem
(This new version includes additional ‘realisations’ – check booklet carefully!)
Soloists: Elin Manahan Thomas, Christine Rice, James Gilchrist, Christopher Purves
Stephen Cleobury conducts the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge