Music inspired by far-off lands in Tales of Travel - to start, composers dreaming of Egypt and its antiquity, with Saint-Saën's Piano Concerto No. 5 and Debussy's unjustly neglected and imaginatively scored Egyptian ballet Khamma.
DEBUSSY Six épigraphes antiques (orch. Ansermet)
SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5, 'Egyptian'
RAVEL Shéhérazade Overture
Conductor Jun Märkl
Piano Louis Schwizgebel