The Full Works Concert - Wednesday 30 July, 8pm

Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals are among the favourite works in this week's concert.

Jane Jones has two hours of bright, upbeat music for a summer’s evening tonight.

There's Mozart’s sublime Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola, and two orchestral masterpieces that appeal to all ages: the Carnival of the Animals by Saint-Saens and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition - both played in full.

Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition: Where art and music meet > 


Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Opus 80
Marin Alsop conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major K.364
Violin: Julia Fischer
Viola: Gordan Nikolitch
Yakov Kreizberg conducts the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Camille Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
Libor Pesek conducts the Nash Ensemble

Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio in G minor
Edward Higginbottom directs Capricorn and the Choir of New College, Oxford

Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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