LISTEN AGAIN: It's Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Friday

The Full Works Concert, Friday 9 January 2015, 8pm. Catherine Bott presents the first of a year-long series celebrating the 175th anniversary of the RLPO.

Throughout 2015 Classic FM is celebrating the 175th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, with an exclusive Full Works Concert every Friday evening. 

In tonight’s opening concert, Vasily Petrenko (pictured) conducts some of the most popular Russian orchestral repertoire including Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.5 and evergreen favourite the Romeo and Juliet Overture



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The concert also features the brilliant pianist Simon Trpceski performing an electrifying version of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.1.


Peter Illich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet
Vasily Petrenko conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.1 in F-sharp minor
Piano: Simon Trpceski
Vasily Petrenko conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Vasily Petrenko conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Peter Illich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E minor

Vasily Petrenko conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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