The Full Works Concert - Thursday 18 September, 8pm

Catherine Bott introduces a Concert of classical masterpieces, including Mozart's Requiem and Schubert performed by Mitsuko Uchida - one of today's greatest pianists.

Tonight on the Full Works Concert, Catherine Bott presents Mozart’s monumental Requiem, the wonderful pianist Mitsuko Uchida in Schubert, as well as beautiful ballet music by Khachaturian.

Discover: Mozart's Requiem - A masterpiece shrouded in mystery >

Also, on this date in 1809 the second Theatre Royal at Covent Garden opened. The first had been destroyed the previous year in a fire. The occasion is marked with Carlo Rizzi conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in the overture to Rossini's version of Cinderella.
 

Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola – Overture
Carlo Rizzi conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem K.626
Soloists: Carys Lane, Francis Bourne, Paul Badley, Matthew Brook
Nigel Short conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Tenebrae 

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata in A major D.664
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida 

Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus - Ballet Suite No.1
Neeme Jarvi conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

 

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