The first-ever coupling of these two quintessential French symphonies.
D’Indy’s atmospheric ‘Symphonie sur un chant montagnard Français’ is something of a Lisztian pastoral symphonic essay with a glorious obbligato part for solo piano, here performed by Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
Weller and the LPO then deliver a sumptuous performance of the little-known Dukas Symphony, a work just crying out for discovery.
Symphony on a French Mountaineer’s Song
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Symphony in C major
London Philharmonic Orchestra