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‘This is Italy!’ Felix Mendelssohn wrote home when he had just arrived there for the first time. ‘And now has begun what I have always thought to be the supreme joy in life.’ He would later turn the impressions of his trip into music in his sun-drenched Italian Symphony. The other works in this programme also bask in the southern sun, with Poulenc’s heart-warming Concert Champêtre as its radiant centrepiece.
Truly exciting… the inspirational conductor, Maxim Emelyanychev, is a man on springs
Debussy prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune | Poulenc concert champêtre | Rossini ouverture il barbiere di siviglia | Mendelssohn symphony no. 4 'italian'