The Full Works Concert - Monday 18 February 2013: Great Orchestras of the World

Throughout February, Jane Jones is profiling a different ensemble as part of our Great Orchestras of the World series – and tonight, it’s the turn of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

Gustav Mahler

British conductor Daniel Harding bookends our concert: he’ll be on the podium for Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, featuring the French violinist Renaud Capuçon.  In between, Claudio Abbado conducts a complete performance of Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with the pianist Yuja Wang, as well as Brahms’s beautiful yet rarely-heard Serenade in D major.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni – Overture
Conductor: Daniel Harding

Sergei Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Piano: Yuja Wang
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

Johannes Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D major
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor
Violin: Renaud Capucon
Conductor: Daniel Harding

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