The Full Works Concert - Wednesday 19 December 2012: Christmas is Coming!

Over the next two nights, Jane Jones features a host of festive music, guaranteed to provide the perfect soundtrack to wrapping presents, writing cards and adding some extra alcohol to the Christmas cake!

christmas

Tonight we’ll begin with the whole of Hely-Hutchinson’s Carol Symphony, before going on to enjoy Bryan Kelly’s Improvisations on Christmas Carols, Scarlatti’s Pastoral Cantata for the Birth of our Saviour, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Christmas Eve Suite – a few days early, admittedly!

Victor Hely-Hutchinson: Carol Symphony
Gavin Sutherland conducts the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Christopher Rouse: Karolju
David Zinman conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra

Alessandro Scarlatti: Pastoral Cantata for the Birth of our Saviour
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Charles Medlam conducts London Baroque

Bryan Kelly: Improvisations on Christmas Carols
Gavin Sutherland conducts the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve Suite
Loris Tjeknavorian conducts the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra

Christmas MusicFind out more
  >>Classic FM's essential Christmas music
  >>Christmas Music: a buyer's guide
  >>Christmas carols in a minor key

Don't miss the Full Works Concert every week day at 8pm

The Full Works Concert