- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
- Anthony Payne b.1936
- Max Bruch 1838–1920
- Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
Vaughan Williams’s Toward the Unknown Region was his first large-scale masterpiece, setting the visionary words of Walt Whitman.
Sir Andrew Davis also conducts Tchaikovsky’s swashbuckling The Tempest and the first performance of Anthony Payne’s Of Land, Sea and Sky. Bruch’s radiant First Violin Concerto completes the programme.