The Full Works Concert - Thursday 21 August, 8pm

Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks provides the incendiary climax to tonight's Concert.

On the Concert tonight, Jane Jones has a brilliant, recent recording of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2, Grieg’s tuneful Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, the virtuosic cellist Jian Wang playing Boccherini, and a grand fireworks finale from Handel.

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Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 in D major Opus 25
Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts the London Symphony Orchestra

Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor Opus 21
Piano: Katia Buniatishvili
Paavo Jarvi conducts the Orchestre de Paris

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.2
Neeme Jarvi conducts the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto No.9 in Bb major G.482
Jian Wang directs Camerata Salzburg from the cello

George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Alfredo Bernadini conducts Zefiro

 

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