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WDR Symphony Orchestra - Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov

With the WDR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin. Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien; Francesca da Rimini. Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Isle of the Dead.

Ian Skelly introduces a concert of music by Rachmaninov and Tchaikokovsky recorded at the Philharmonie in Cologne in March, performed by the WDR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin.

Tchaikovsky
Capriccio Italien, Op.45
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

Rachmaninov
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43, for piano and orchestra
Kirill Gerstein (piano)
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

Rachmaninov
The Isle of the Dead, Op.29, symphonic poem after Böcklin
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

Tchaikovsky
Francesca da Rimini, symphonic fantasy after Dante's 'Divine Comedy', Op.32
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Leonard Slatkin (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Capriccio Italien Op.45

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini Op.43 For Piano And Orchestra

    Performer: Kirill Gerstein. Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Isle Of The Dead Op.29

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Francesca Da Rimini - Symphonic Fantasia After Dante Op.32

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.

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