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