The Classic FM Concert with John Suchet

The Classic FM Concert with John Suchet

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Summary

To round off this week's survey of the greatest classical recordings, John first travels to the Outer Hebrides for Mendelssohn's ‘Fingal's Cave' Overture by the London Symphony Orchestra and John Eliot Gardiner live at the Barbican Centre in 2014. The highlight of the evening is an archive performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, recorded in 1967 by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture Op 26 (‘Fingal's Cave'). The London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner. Chopin: Prelude in D-flat (‘Raindrop'). Martha Argerich (piano). Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan. Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals. Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Studio Musicians. Karl Jenkins: Palladio. London Philharmonic Strings.
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