Composers: Elgar, Bridge, Bloch, Fauré, Klengel
Compositions: Cello Concerto,
Performers: Sheku Kanneh-Mason vc, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle cond
Catalogue Number:Decca 4850241
Ever since Jacqueline du Pré’s 1965 recording of Elgar’s Cello Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir John Barbirolli, the elegiac work, composed in the aftermath of the First World War, has been a cornerstone of the instrument’s repertoire and a benchmark for cellists around the world.