Mark Elder conducts the latest instalment, available from today, of the Hallé’s 2021 Winter Season – Richard Strauss & Sibelius – Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Beethoven.

The prize is Sibelius’s Third Symphony. Leading up to it is teenager Richard Strauss’s richly expressive Serenade for thirteen wind-players (as per Mozart’s K361), including four horns, languorously performed and beautifully played under Sir Mark’s unobtrusive and seated direction, well-filmed and -recorded in Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, no audience of course. Next, Beethoven’s C-minor Piano Concerto … Continue reading Mark Elder conducts the latest instalment, available from today, of the Hallé’s 2021 Winter Season – Richard Strauss & Sibelius – Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Beethoven.