The Full Works Concert – Wednesday 1 May: Living Legends

Tonight’s selection of music features some of the world’s finest living musicians.

Soprano Renee Fleming, violinist Maxim Vengerov and flautist James Galway all feature – and we begin with a fine performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.26 (‘Coronation’) from the Portugese pianist Maria Joao Pires.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto no.26 in D major (‘Coronation’)
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Claudio Abbado conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Max Bruch: Kol Nidrei (arranged for viola and orchestra)
Viola: Yuri Bashmet
Neeme Jarvi conducts the London Symphony Orchestra

Louis Gianella: Concerto Lugubre
Flute: James Galway
Claudio Scimone conducts I Solisti Veneti

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasilieras No.5
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the New World Symphony

Antonin Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor
Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic Orchestra