With Jonathan Swain
Glinka's exuberant overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila heads a programme which also included a fasinating new work by Emily Howard and a monumental, barnstorming symphony by Shostakovich.
Presented by Andrew McGregor
Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila - Overture
Emily Howard: Calculus of the Nervous System (UK premiere)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7, 'Leningrad'
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons (conductor).