The Full Works Concert - Wednesday 13 February 2013: Great Orchestras of the World

Tonight, Jane Jones features two hours of music from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra – Classic FM’s Orchestra in America.

We’ll begin with Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, followed by a historic recording of Barber’s Adagio for Strings conducted by Leonard Bernstein.  Plus – a complete performance of Saint-Saens’ brilliant Symphony No.3 (‘Organ’) and music by Bach and Verdi.

Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat major (St. Anne)
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No.3 in C minor (‘Organ’)
Organ: Anita Priest
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

Giuseppe Verdi: ‘Celeste Aida’ (from the opera Aida)
Tenor: Placido Domingo
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

Modest Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen