The Full Works Concert - Wednesday 17 September, 8pm

Percy Grainger is among the musical talents from Australia featured in tonight's Antipodean Full Works Concert.

The proclamation declaring the establishment of the commonwealth of Australia was made by Queen Victoria on this day in 1900, so tonight Jane Jones celebrates Australian musicians. 

Percy Grainger was one of the most original of musical talents to come out of Australia. He is represented tonight by his Australian up-country song. 

Discover: Percy Grainger's Peculiar Passions >

There's also contributions from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and the conductors Charles Mackerras and Richard Bonynge.


Modest Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain
Jose Serebrier conducts the Sydney Symphony Orchestra 

Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in G major Opus 10 RV.437
Flute: Emmanuel Pahud
Richard Tognetti conducts the Australian Chamber Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C major Opus 21
Charles Mackerras conducts the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Frederic Chopin: Ballade No.2 in F major Opus 38
Piano: Stephen Hough

Percy Grainger: Australian up-country song
Stephen Layton directs Polyphony

Giacomo Meyerbeer: Les Patineurs (ballet suite)
Richard Bonynge conducts the National Philharmonic Orchestra

Friedrich Kalkbrenner: Piano Concerto No.3 in A minor Opus 107

Howard Shelley directs the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra from the piano