26 May 2013

The Critic's Chair for Sunday 26 May 2013

From The Critic's Chair, 12:00 pm on 26 May 2013

Robert Johnson reviews three discs that include a rare performance of Elgar’s Cello Concerto under Daniel Barenboim with American cello sensation Alisa Weilerstein, a single-disc collection of orchestral works by Rachmaninov and the Berlin Philharmonic’s performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring – synonymous with their conductor, Sir Simon Rattle, in recognition of the works’ centenary.