The Full Works Concert - Tuesday 11 December 2012: Berlioz

Happy Birthday, Berlioz! The French composer Hector Berlioz was born on this day in 1803 – and tonight, Jane Jones uses this as an excuse to play a selection of fine Gallic favourites, including a couple of works by the birthday boy himself!

Hector Berlioz

The highlights include Berlioz’ s own Symphonie Fantastique in full, alongside Satie ’s 3 Gymnopedies, Ravel’ s Mother Goose Suite and Jean-Baptise Arban’s The Carnival of Venice.

Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Andre Previn conducts the London Symphony Orchestra

Erik Satie: 3 Gymnopedies
Piano: Pascal Roge

Maurice Ravel: Ma Mere l’Oye
Bernard Haitink conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Jean-Baptiste Arban: The Carnival of Venice
Trumpet: Sergei Nakariakov
Piano: Alexander Markovich

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Daniel Barenboim conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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