The Full Works Concert with Jane Jones and Catherine Bott

Jane Jones Catherine Bott Full Works Weekdays, 8-10pm

The Full Works Concert brings the world’s greatest music into your living room every weekday evening at 8pm. It's presented by Jane Jones (Monday-Wednesday) and Catherine Bott (Thursday and Friday).

This month's concerts

Friday 22 May 2015

Another exclusive concert from Classic FM’s Orchestra in the North West, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, celebrating its 175th anniversary.

Wagner: The Mastersingers of Nuremburg – Prelude
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Gourlay
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor
Paul Lewis/RLPO/Vasily Petrenko
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor
RLPO/Andrew Gourlay
Chausson: Poeme for Violin and Orchestra
Philippe Graffin/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley
Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani – Overture
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Gourlay

Monday 25 May, 8pm

Tonight’s Full Works Concert is a dance spectacular. In addition to the ballet, Jane Jones shows how composers have used dance rhythms and motifs in their music.

Delibes: Coppelia – Ballet Suite
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Ondrej Lenard
Mozart: 6 German Dances
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Piazzolla: Libertango
RTE Concert Orchestra/Fionnuala Hunt
Khatchaturian: Spartacus – Ballet Suite No.1
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi
Kreisler: Sicilienne & Rigaudon
Joshua Bell/Paul Coker
Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances – Suite No.3
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Farnon: The Westminster Waltz
Philharmonic Concert Orchestra/Iain Sutherland
Weber: Invitation to the Dance
National Philharmonic Orchestra/Iain Sutherland
Lumbye: Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi

Tuesday 26 May, 9pm

Jane Jones marks the birthday of Howard Goodall with a performance of his popular choral work Eternal Light: A Requiem.

Verdi: La Forza del Destino – Overture
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, ‘Emperor’
Nelson Freire/Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Riccardo Chailly
Goodall: Eternal Light - A Requiem
Natasha Marsh/Alfie Boe/London Musici and the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford/Stephen Darlington
Finzi: The Fall of the Leaf: Elegy for orchestra
Halle Orchestra/Stephen Darlington

Wednesday 27 May, 9pm

Jane Jones marks two anniversaries on this day in history: Mozart finishing his second Horn Concerto in 1783 and the death 175 years ago of Paganini.

Rossini: The Silken Ladder – Overture
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/Antonio Pappano
Mozart: Horn Concerto No.2 in E-flat major
Pip Eastop/Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead
Prokofiev: Summer Day
New London Orchestra/Ronald Corp
Paganini: Violin Concerto No.1 in D major
Rudolf Koelman/Netherlands Symphony Orchestra/Jan Willem de Vriend
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Alexander Schneider

Thursday 28 May, 9pm

Catherine Bott presents some orchestral favourites including Brahms’s Symphony No.4 in a live recording with the London Symphony Orchestra under their current musical director, Valery Gergiev.

Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/John Eliot Gardiner
Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C major
Wendy Warner/Camerata Chicago/Drostan Hall
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A major
Maria-Joao Pires
Brahms: Symphony No.4 in E minor
London Symphony Orchestra/Valery Gergiev

Friday 29 May, 9pm

Catherine Bott has an all-Russian programme as part the year-long series marking the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra's 175th anniversary.

Borodin: Prince Igor – Overture
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Mackerras
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor
H.J.Lim/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Pablo Gonzalez
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Pablo Gonzalez

Monday 1 June, 8pm

It’s officially the start of summer according to the Met Office so Jane Jones has two hours of feel-good, summery music.

George Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Cleveland Orchestra/Riccardo Chailly
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor
Chad Hoopes/MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra/Kristjan Jarvi
Handel: Water Music Suite No.1 in F major
Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski
Delius: To be sung of a Summer Night on the Water
Robert Tear/Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/Philip Ledger
Schumann: Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, ‘Rhenish’
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Simon Rattle

Tuesday 2 June, 8pm

Jane Jones celebrates the birthdays of two key British musicians: Mark Elder and Sir Edward Elgar. The former conducts the latter's In the South.

Ireland: A Downland Suite
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5 in F major
Jean-Yves Thibaudet/Orchestra of the Suisse Romande/Charles Dutoit
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major
Romain Guyot/Members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Elgar: In the South, ‘Alassio’
Halle Orchestra/Mark Elder

Wednesday 3 June, 8pm

Jane Jones marks two events which happened on this day 50 years ago: the first American spacewalk and the birth of Classic FM favourite, oboist Albrecht Mayer.

Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi
Hoffmeister: Oboe Concerto in C major
Albrecht Mayer/Chamber Academy of Potsdam/Peter Rainer
Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/George Solti
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C-sharp minor, ‘Moonlight’
Nelson Freire
Dvorak: Rusalka – ‘Song to the Moon’
Anna Netrebko/Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda
Haydn: Symphony No.8 in G major, ‘Le Soir’
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

Thursday 4 June, 8pm

Catherine Bott presents a concert recorded exclusively for Classic FM at the Temple Church, a place of worship since Mediaeval times in the heart of London’s legal district.

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart: Requiem
Grace Davidson/David Allsopp/Guy Cutting/Giles Underwood
Schubert: Mass No.2 in G major
Grace Davidson/Guy Cutting/Giles Underwood
The English Concert and the Choir of the Temple Church/Roger Sayer

Friday 5 June, 8pm

Catherine Bott presents a distinctively Hispanic-flavoured Liverpool Phil Friday concert in celebration of the RLPO’s 175th anniversary this year.

Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole
De Falla (arr. Prieto): The Three Cornered Hat – Suite
Ravel: Bolero
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Giovanni Sollima
Chavez: Sinfonia India
Moncayo: Huapango
Ravel: Valse Nobles et Sentimentales
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Carlos Miguel Prieto


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