Simon Rattle

Kanneh-Mason Navigates Beauty and Anguish

Jan 13, 2020
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Lars Borges

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s second recording features a collection of touching miniatures in orbit around Elgar's iconic Cello Concerto, and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.

An Imaginary Orchestral Journey

May 28, 2018
Simon Rattle
Sheila Rock / Warner Classics

Conductor Simon Rattle leads live recordings of some of the pieces he considers Haydn’s “greatest hits” and celebrates Haydn's innovation, charm, and jokes on WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Steven Isenberg

Sir Simon Rattle conducts musicians from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New England Conservatory, and many other organizations in a concert to benefit the breast cancer research organization Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Joining Rattle and the orchestra is piano soloist Marc-André Hamelin.  The concert took place on Dec. 5, 2010 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall.

Program:

Mozart - Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453

Mahler - Symphony No. 5:  IV. Adagietto

Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73