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Summer Solstice

Celebrate the start of summer with a specially curated mix of music for the longest day of the year. Settle down in your deckchair for a sunshine-filled evening and experience the magic of midsummer with music from Delius, Duke Ellington and Debussy.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jim Parker

    Midsomer Murders

    Performer: Celia Sheen. Conductor: Jim Parker. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Universal Classics.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Quintet in E flat major, K 407 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Stephen Bell. Performer: Peter Cropper. Performer: Ronald Birks. Performer: Robin Ireland. Performer: Bernard Gregor-Smith. Ensemble: Lindsay String Quartet.
    • Mozart: Oboe Quartet/Horn Quintet: The Lindsays.
    • ASV.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night'S Dream - Incidental Music, Op.21. No. 3 Lied

    Performer: Ceri-lyn Cissone. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • LSO Live : LSO0795.
    • LSO Live.
    • 6.
  • Antonio de Santa Cruz


    Ensemble: Armoniosi Concerti.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Frederick Delius

    Summer Evening

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • EMI.
  • Claude Debussy

    Beau Soir

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Songs from the Arc of Life.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 018.
  • Duke Ellington

    Sunset And The Mocking Bird (The Queen's Suite)

    Orchestra: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra.
    • The Ellington Suites.
    • PABLO.
    • 1.


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