Chopin and his Europe
Performances from last year's festival in Warsaw celebrating the legacy of Chopin, with works by Elgar, Paderewski and Sibelius.
Performances from last year's festival in Warsaw celebrating the legacy of Chopin, with works by Elgar, Sibelius and Paderewski, a late-Romantic composer and virtuoso pianist who also served as Poland's prime minister.
Elgar: Polonia - symphonic prelude
Paderewski: Piano Concerto in A minor
Elgar: Piano Concerto (slow movement)
Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
Garrick Ohlssohn, piano (Paderewski)
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano (Elgar)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Gzregorz Nowak, conductor
Chopin Ballade no.4 in F minor
Alexei Lubimov, fortepiano
Sibelius: Symphony no.2
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Edward Gardner, conductor