The Full Works Concert - Tuesday 20 November 2012: Rossini

Rossini is tonight's feature composer where we'll enjoy two hours of wonderful Italian music.

Alongside a couple of opera overtures for William Tell and The Thieving Magpie, we’ll also hear the whole of Rossini’s mighty Messa di Gloria – a stunning piece of choral music that’s not to be missed!

Rossini: The Thieving Magpie – Overture
Carlo Rizzi conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Rossini: Fantasie in E flat major
Clarinet: Joan Enric Lluna
Piano: Nigel Clayton

Rossini: Messa di Gloria
Principal Soloists: Sumi Jo, Ann Murray, Samuel Ramey
Neville Marriner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Rossini: Sonata a Quatro no.3 in C major
Ensemble Explorations

Rossini: William Tell – Overture
Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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