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From 2012's Lucerne and Verbier festivals: Strauss: Overture (Die Fledermaus). Korngold: Violin Concerto in D. Barber: Adagio for Strings. Bruckner: Symphony No 4. Plus Rachmaninov.

Louise Fryer presents highlights from the 2012 Lucerne and Verbier Festivals. Today's programme from these highly prestigious Swiss festivals features Leonidas Kavakos as soloist in Korngold's Violin Concerto, Yuja Wang in Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano Concerto and Bruckner's mighty Romantic Symphony in a performance by the Cleveland Orchestra.

2pm
Strauss: Overture - Die Fledermaus
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D
Leonidas Kavakos (violin)
Verbier Festival Orchestra
Manfred Honeck (conductor)

Barber: Adagio for Strings
Royal Concertgebouw
Mariss Jansons (conductor)

2.45pm
Bruckner: Symphony no.4 in E flat 'Romantic'
Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

3.50pm
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor
Yuja Wang (piano)
Verbier Festival Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus - overture

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Violin Concerto

  • Samuel Barber

    Adagio for Strings

  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no.4 in E flat, 'Romantic'

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto no.2 in C minor

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