1-5 December, 8pm. All of this week's five Full Works Concerts are devoted to the London Philharmonic Orchestra, including an exclusively-recorded performance from the Royal Festival Hall on Friday.
Monday 1 December, 8pm
Jane Jones presents the first of five special concerts celebrating the London Philharmonic Orchestra. It includes Vaughan Williams’s Serenade to Music with an all-star British cast of singers, Glazunov’s beautiful Violin Concerto, and Rachmaninov’s lively and dramatic Symphonic Dances conducted by the LPO’s Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski.
Bernstein: Candide, Overture London Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Davis
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music Felicity Lott/Ann Murray/Anthony Rolfe-Johnson/John Mark Ainsley/Christopher Maltman/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Roger Norrington
Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor Frank-Peter Zimmerman/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Franz Welser-Möst
Beethoven: Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra Alfred Brendel/London Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus/Bernard Haitink
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
Coates: The Dambusters, March London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry
Pachelbel: Canon in D London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry
Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme London Philharmonic Orchestra/Paul Daniel
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in C major Hakan Hardenberger/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Elgar Howarth
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
Wednesday 3rd December 2014, 8pm
Vladimir Jurowski conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.1 and Rachmaninov’s Isle of the Dead which offer a Russian flavour to tonight’s programme. We’ll also hear a fantastic recording of the Dvorak Violin Concerto, featuring the soloist Frank Peter Zimmerman.
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries London Philharmonic Orchestra/Adrian Boult
Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor Frank Peter Zimmerman/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Franz Welser-Möst
Rachmaninov: Isle of the Dead London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.1, ‘Winter Daydreams’ London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
Edward Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance March No.1 London Philharmonic Orchestra/Paul Daniel
Camille Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony London Philharmonic Orchestra/Yannick Nézet Séguin
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No.1 in Bb major London Philharmonic Orchestra/Anne Sophie Mutter
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
Friday 5th December 2014, 8pm
Tonight, our London Philharmonic Orchestra Week concludes with an exclusively-recorded concert from the Royal Festival Hall, which took place last Friday. Catherine Bott introduces the brilliant pianist Behzod Abduraimov performing Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with Tchaikovsky’s gripping Fourth Symphony rounding off the concert. On the podium is conductor David Zinman.
Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser, Overture
Sergei Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Piano: Behzod Abduraimov
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Zinman