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.
Jane Jones presents three very different Full Works concerts, including a John Eliot Gardiner conducted performance of Holst's The Planets by the Philharmonia Orchestra
Tonight, three fine full works that really couldn’t be more different! First up is Prokofiev’s Symphony No.1 (‘Classical’), in a brilliant recording from the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. After that, we’ll enjoy the whole of Debussy first set of Preludes for piano, performed by the Scottish pianist Steven Osborne. And to conclude tonight’s concert, we’ll hear Holst’s The Planets, performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.
Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 in D major
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
London Symphony Orchestra
Claude Debussy: Preludes Book 1
Piano: Steven Osborne
Gustav Holst: The Planets
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Philharmonia Orchestra and the Women of the Monteverdi Choir