The Full Works Concert - Friday 17 October 2014, 8pm

Rossini's rollicking William Tell overture kicks off a concert of masterpieces.

There’s a string of fantastic soloists on the Full Works Concert this evening: Maxim Vengerov playing Paganini’s Violin Concerto No.1, Nelson Freire with a Beethoven piano sonata, and the oboist Heinz Holliger.

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And the programme gets off to a flying start with Rossini’s spectacular William Tell overture. 

Gioachino Rossini: William Tell – Overture 
Carlo Maria Giulini conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra 

Nicolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No.1 in D major Opus 6
Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Zubin Mehta conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor Opus 111
Piano: Nelson Freire

Alessandro Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D minor
Heinz Holliger directs I Musici from the oboe

Benjamin Britten: A Simple Symphony
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra