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).

Tuesday 9 February

It’s Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent officially starts, and people up and down the country are tossing pancakes in the hope of using up cupboard ingredients. Tonight Jane Jones offers up some composers who most probably wouldn’t have enjoyed the idea of fasting.

Rossini: Semiramide – Overture
National Academy of St Cecilia Orchestra/Antonio Pappano
Handel: Concerto Grosso in A major Opus 6 No.11
Boston Baroque/Martin Pearlman
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in C# minor
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
Puccini: Preludio Sinfonico
Hungarian Opera Orchestra/Pier Giorgio Morandi
Chopin: Variations on ‘La ci darem la mano’ Opus 2
Emmanuel Ax/Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Charles Mackerras
Mozart: Trumpet Concerto in D major
Rolf Smedvig/Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Jahja Ling
Rachmaninov: Capriccio Bohemien Opus 12
Philharmonia Orcheestra/Neeme Jarvi    

Wednesday 10 February

It’s difficult to comprehend the time and skill that goes in to composing a full symphonic work, especially to those who wouldn’t know where to start.
Tonight, Jane Jones demonstrates an integral part of the composition process – orchestration.  

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Overture
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Riccardo Chailly
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in Eb major K.297b
Lucas Macias Navarro/Alessandro Carbonare/Guilhaume Santana/Alessio Allegrini
Orchestra Mozart/Claudio Abbado
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Paul Paray
Respighi: The Pines of Rome
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Louis Lane

Thursday 11 February

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 100th birthday tonight with a gala concert featuring star violinist Joshua Bell and world class conductor Marin Alsop.

Glinka: Russlan & Ludmilla – Overture
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/David Zinman
Dvorak: Symphony No.8 in G major Opus 88
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop
Barber: Violin Concerto Opus 14
Joshua Bell/Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/David Zinman
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances Opus 45
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/David Zinman
Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession of the Sardar
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/David Zinman

Friday 12 February

Joshua Bell has been Music Director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields for four years – and, since September 2015, he and the Academy have been Classic FM’s inaugural Artists in Residence. As part of this ground breaking partnership, Classic FM is broadcasting a range of exclusive concerts – including tonight’s, recorded at London’s Cadogan Hall just a few weeks ago.

Dvorak: Silent Woods B.182
Steven Isserlis
Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F major Opus 93
Schumann: Violin Concerto – 2nd movement
Brahms: Double Concerto in A minor Opus 102
Joshua Bell/Steven Isserlis/Academy of St Martin in the Fields

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