Ruth Gipps ravishing second symphony has some gorgeous sequences for brass, and a touching mid-point slow movement that will make you wobbly.
Three remarkable symphonies written towards the end of Mozart’s life. Jaw-dropping invention. Rip-roaring entertainment.
Background bits and bobs on the music from the First Night of the Proms – Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, Sibelius Symphony No.2, and Poulenc’s Organ Concerto.