Larks, bards and symphonies in Minnesota and Seoul
Fiona Talkington introduces highlights of classical concerts from the US and South Korea, including music by Gounod, Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky and Glazunov.
Highlights from classical concerts recorded in the US and South Korea. Gallic charm meets English pastoral whimsy in the music of Gounod and Vaughan Williams, recorded at a concert given last Spring in St Paul, Minnesota, whilst in the South Korean capital, the KBS Orchestra provides some Russian passion in music by Tchaikovsky and Glazunov, recorded in Seoul early last year.
Introduced by Fiona Talkington
Charles Gounod - Petite Symphonie in B flat major for 9 wind instruments
Ralph Vaughan Williams -The Lark ascending for violin and orchestra
Maureen Nelson, violin
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Hamlet - fantasy overture Op.67
Alexander Glazunov - Symphony no. 4 in E flat major Op.48
KBS Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Lazarev, conductor