The Full Works Concert - Thursday 7 February 2013: Great Orchestras of the World

Great Orchestras of the World – Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

We’re off to Sweden tonight for music performed by arguably the country’s finest orchestra – and our concert includes the whole of Paganini’s Violin Concerto No.1 performed by Hilary Hahn.  We’ll also hear Beethoven’s glorious Choral Fantasia as well as some delightful discoveries by Lars-Erik Larsson and Wilhelm Stenhammer.

Ludwig van Beethoven: Fantasia for Piano Chorus and Orchestra in C minor (Choral Fantasia)
Piano: Helene Grimaud
Swedish Radio Choir
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Lars-Erik Larsson: Pastoral Suite
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Niccolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No.1 in D major
Violin: Hilary Hahn
Conductor: Eiji Oue

Wilhelm Stenhammer: Serenade in F major
Conductor: Stig Westerberg