The Full Works Concert - Tuesday 5 February 2013: Great Orchestras of the World

It’s a Gallic Full Works Concert tonight, with all sorts of French favourites performed by the Orchestre de Paris.

Camille Saint-Saens: Bacchanale
(from the opera Samson and Delilah)
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

Gabriel Faure: Pavane
(also includes the Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris)
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

Among the highlights, we’ll hear Faure’s Pavane, Bizet’s Symphony in C and music Ravel composed for Daphnis and Chloe.  Plus – away from the French repertoire, there’s a recently-released, complete performance of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2, and some orchestral music by Berlioz featuring Daniel Barenboim on the podium.

Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor
Piano: Katia Buniatishvili
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

Georges Bizet:  Symphony in C
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe – Suite No.2
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov

Hector Berlioz: Royal Hunt and Storm
(from the opera The Trojans)
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim