Valentine’s Day. Music for Shakespeare’s star-crossed/tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet – by Berlioz (‘Scène d’amour’, conducted by Riccardo Muti); Tchaikovsky (Leonard Bernstein); and Prokofiev (‘Dance of the Knights’, Leonard Slatkin).

Valentine’s Day. Music for Shakespeare’s star-crossed/tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet – by Berlioz (‘Scène d’amour’, conducted by Riccardo Muti); Tchaikovsky (Leonard Bernstein); and Prokofiev (‘Dance of the Knights’, Leonard Slatkin).

Edward Johnson writes… “I’m reminded by the new BBC TV series of The Apprentice, in which a bunch of idiots are set impossible tasks by Lord Sugar, that the title music is Prokofiev’s ‘Dance of the Knights’. Leonard devised an excellent...
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Gratifying…

I was cheered this morning by Edward Clark leaving a message on a post dated January 2020. Good to know that elderly Column articles can still be found and may be of interest. I promised you death… (Due to formatting changes, it may be that the Classical Source...