Jane Jones is here Monday to Wednesday from 8pm with two hours of full works. On Thursday and Friday, Catherine Bott is in the hot seat.
Give the first week of September a Gallic flavour with our week-long musical journey through France. Monday 1 September - Friday 5 September, 8-10pm.
Jane Jones kicks off the month of September on the Full Works Concert with a week-long celebration of the finest French music and musicians.
For these five evenings, Jane brings you some joie de vivre to counter any end of summer blues you might be feeling.
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This week's concerts:
Georges Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1
Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski
Maurice Ravel: Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte
Lyon National Opera Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto in C major K.299
Patrick Gallois/Fabrice Pierre/Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Francois Couperin: Les Baricades Misterieuses
Georges Bizet: Agnus Dei
Luciano Pavarotti/National Philharmonic Orchestra/Kurt Herbert Adler
Tuesday 2 September
Jane showcases some fine French performers who are now international stars, including the superb violinist Renaud Capucon , the tenor Roberto Alagna, and the thrilling organist Olivier Latry.
Louise Farrenc: Trio in E minor for Flute, Cello and Piano Opus 45
Emily Benyon/Daniel Esser/Sepp Grotenhuis
Wednesday 3rd September
One of Fauré’s loveliest works opens tonight’s Concert. Pascal Rogé plays Debussy’s Préludes Book 1 in its entirety, and Jane will celebrate a great French father-and-son partnership, Paul and Yan Pascal Tortelier.
Gabriel Fauré: Pavane Opus 50
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme Opus 33
Paul Tortelier/Royal Northern Sinfonia/Yan Pascal Tortelier
George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in G minor Opus 6 No.6
Les Arts Florissants/William Christie
Francois Adrien Boieldieu: Harp Concerto in C major
Lily Laskine/Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra/Jean-Francois Paillard
Thursday 4th September
Discover another country that’s influenced top French composers and hear an award-winning performance of Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony from La Chambre Philharmonique.
Jacques Offenbach : Gaité Parisienne - suite
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa
Erik Satie : Trois Gnossiennes
Ludwig van Beethoven : Symphony No.4 in B-flat major Opus 60
La Chambre Philharmonique/Emmanuel Krivine
Emmanuel Chabrier: Habanera
Orchestra of the Suisse Romande/Neeme Jarvi
Friday 5th September
Our French feast concludes with music by Delibes, Fauré and Arban. Jane also features two great French orchestras: the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France and the Orchestra of the Champs Elysees; and the violinist Philippe Graffin.
Jean-Baptiste Arban: The Carnival of Venice
Maurice André/Orchestre d’harmonie des gardiens de la paix de Paris/Claude Pichaureau
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G major K.216
Brabant Philharmonic Orchestra/Philippe Griffin
Leo Delibes: Les Filles de Cadiz
Patricia Petibon/Lyon Opera Orchestra/Yves Abel
Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite Opus 56
Eric Le Sage/Alexandre Tharaud
Robert Schumann : Symphony No.2 in C major Opus 61
Orchestra of the Champs Elysees/Philippe Herreweghe