Katie Derham presents Russian music. Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1 (soloist: Stephen Hough). Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Op 58.
Katie Derham continues a week long exploration of Russian music from Glinka to Stravinsky. Today there's the chance to hear a concert given recently by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales featuring the nineteen year old Rachmaninov's first Piano Concerto and Tchaikovsky's homage to Byron's great hero, Manfred.
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto in f sharp minor, no 1, op 1
Stephen Hough (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Jurjen Hempel (conductor)
Tchaikovsky: Manfred symphony Op.58
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Jurjen Hempel (conductor)
Recorded at St David's Hall, Cardiff on 20 January.
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