The Full Works Concert - Thursday 6 February 2014: Great British Performers
Anne-Marie Minhall's series of Great British performers continues with artists including Julian Lloyd Webber and the pianist Howard Shelley.
For her fourth concert showcasing Great British Composers, Anne-Marie Minhall's series of Great British performers continues with artists including Julian Lloyd Webber and the pianist Howard Shelley. opens with one of the great authentic music ensembles to come out of Britain - the Cambridge-based Academy of Ancient Music. They play Telemann's Concerto in E major for oboe, flute and viola.
The brilliant pianist and conductor Howard Shelley has done much to champion forgotten works by lesser-known composers. Tonight he performs Hummel's fourth Piano Concerto with the London Mozart Players.
Julian Lloyd-Webber has enjoyed a long career as a cellist, playing a wide-ranging repertoire from Bach and Haydn through to works by his brother Andrew. We hear him playing Glazunov's Melodie with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by James Judd.
The Sixteen are one of Britain's finest vocal ensembles who have flourished under the direction of their founder Harry Christophers. Tonight they perform Handel's 'Eternal Source of light divine' with the soprano Elin Manahan-Thomas.
Tonight's concert ends with one of the giants of Victorian music in Britain, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford. A great educator who taught, among others, Holst, Vaughan Williams and John Ireland. We hear his Symphony No.1 in Bb major.
Georg-Philipp Telemann: Concerto in E major for oboe, flute and viola
Soloists: Stephen Preston, Clare Shanks, Monica Huggett
Christopher Hogwood conducts the Academy of Ancient Music
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Piano Concerto No.4 in E major Opus 110
Howard Shelley directs the London Mozart Players from the piano
Alexander Glazunov: Melodie Opus 20 No.1
Cello: Julian Lloyd Webber
James Judd conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
George Frideric Handel: 'Eternal Source of light divine'
Soprano: Elin Manahan-Thomas
Harry Christophers conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Charles Villiers Stanford: Symphony No.1 in Bb major
Vernon Handley conducts the Ulster Orchestra