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Tonight, Jane Jones celebrates the extraordinary talents of Vladimir Ashkenazy.
We’ll hear him at the keyboard with a complete performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.3 – and after that, he’ll be on the podium to conduct the Philharmonia Orchestra for the Symphony No.2 by Sibelius. And our Living Legends series concludes with the violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, who’ll perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto No.1 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No.2 in D major
Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No.1 in B flat major
Violin: Anne-Sophie Mutter
London Philharmonic Orchestra