The Full Works Concert - Wednesday 5 November 2014

Jane Jones marks Guy Fawkes night with some incendiary classical masterpieces.

Jane Jones celebrates Guy Fawkes Night with a spectacular concert of music that evokes fire and light. 

The concert opens with Handel’s famous Music for the Royal Fireworks and Haydn’s 'Fire' Symphony. 

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Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna and Bax’s tone poem Into the Twilight provide some rather more soothing light before the evening concert concludes with a spectacular performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 overture, from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

Georg Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Neville Marriner conducts the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No.59 in A major (‘Fire’)
Trevor Pinnock conducts The English Concert

Igor Stravinsky: Fireworks Opus 4
Lorin Maazel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Stephen Layton conducts the Britten Sinfonia and Polyphony

Arnold Bax: Into the Twilight
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley

Jerry Goldsmith: Fireworks
Jerry Goldsmith conducts the London Symphony Orchestra

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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