The Full Works Concert: Tuesday 3 March 2015, 8pm

As Great Orchestras of the World month continues, Jane Jones showcases the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Classic FM’s Orchestra in America.

Los Angeles Philharmonic

For the second concert in our Great Orchestras of the World month on Classic FM, Jane Jones presents great performances from Classic FM’s Orchestra in America - the Los Angeles Philharmonic. 

Music critics have described the LA Phil as the most "contemporary minded", "forward thinking", "talked about and innovative", "venturesome and admired" orchestra in America. Since the opening of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2003, the orchestra has presented 57 world premieres, one North American premiere, 26 U.S. premieres and has commissioned or co-commissioned 63 new works.

The LA Phil has a regular season of concerts from October to June at architect Frank Gehry's spectacular Walt Disney Concert Hall, as well as a summer season at the Hollywood Bowl from July to September.

Tonight, we hear them under their current Music Director Gustavo Dudamel in Debussy's La Mer, the quintessentially American Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber, Beethoven's monumental Symphony No.5 conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, and the fiendish Violin Concerto by Sibelius played by the brilliant Joshua Bell. 


Claude Debussy: La Mer

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra 

Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Leonard Bernstein conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor
Violin: Joshua Bell
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

The Full Works Concert

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