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Jane Jones marks Guy Fawkes night with some incendiary classical masterpieces.
Jane Jones celebrates Guy Fawkes Night with a spectacular concert of music that evokes fire and light.
Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna and Bax’s tone poem Into the Twilight provide some rather more soothing light before the evening concert concludes with a spectacular performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 overture, from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Georg Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Neville Marriner conducts the Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No.59 in A major (‘Fire’)
Trevor Pinnock conducts The English Concert
Igor Stravinsky: Fireworks Opus 4
Lorin Maazel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Stephen Layton conducts the Britten Sinfonia and Polyphony
Arnold Bax: Into the Twilight
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley
Jerry Goldsmith: Fireworks
Jerry Goldsmith conducts the London Symphony Orchestra
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra