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St Petersburg

Episode 4 of 6

1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 04 December 2012

The fourth of six programmes in which Mary Ann Kennedy looks at the character of an international city through its classical music. Today: St. Petersburg.

Music Played

14 items
  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Festive Overture

    Artist: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

    Shostakovich – Symphonies 1 & 6

  • Image for Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov

    Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov Minstrel's Song

    Artist: Andres Diaz

    Russian Romantics for Cello and Piano

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 (Last Movement)

    Artist: Alexander Melnikov

    Tchaikovsky – Piano concerto no. 1/Suite no.3 in G

  • Image for Trio Rita

    Trio Rita Kalina

    The Rough Guide to the Music of Russian Gypsies

  • Image for Lindsay String Quartet

    Lindsay String Quartet Notturno from String Quartet No. 2 in D

    Composer: Borodin

    Borodin Quartets/Sextet

  • Image for Domenico Cimarosa

    Domenico Cimarosa Lux Aeterna from Requiem

    Artist: Vittorio Negri

    Cimerosa – Requiem/Concertante

  • Image for Alexander Borodin

    Alexander Borodin Polotsvian Dances

    Artist: Kirov Orchestra

    White Nights – Romantic Russian Showpieces

  • Image for Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka Ruslan und Ludmilla

    Artist: Kirov Orchestra

    Release title: White Nights – Romantic Russian Showpieces

  • Image for The Alexandrov Ensemble

    The Alexandrov Ensemble Down Peterskaya Street

    Composer: Trad

    Moonlight over Moscow

  • Image for Aleksandr Grechaninov

    Aleksandr Grechaninov To the Mother of God

    Artist: Lege Artis Chamber Choir

    Songs of the Cherubim

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Classical Symphony, First Movement (Symphony No. 1)

    Artist: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra

    Prokofiev – Symphonies No.1 ‘Classical’ and No.5

  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Two Songs by Robert Burns: McPherson's Farewell and Comin thro' the Rye

    Artist: Vassily Savenko

    Russian Settings of Robert Burns

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra All By Myself

    Frank Sinatra – Live at the Westchester Theatre 1976

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Firebird

    Artist: London Symphony Orchestra

    Stravinsky – L’oiseau de feu


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