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Wednesday, October 17: Jane Jones spends another night looking back through musical history, sharing the reasons why October 17 is such a significant date when it comes to the great composers.
Beginning with Schubert’s Symphony No.5, which was premiered in Austria on this day in 1841, Jane will go on to feature some fine full works by Chopin, Hummel and Mendelssohn.
Franz Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat major
Riccardo Muti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Frederic Chopin: Variations on a Theme of Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Piano: Eldar Nebolsin
Antoni Wit conducts the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
Trumpet: Tine Thing Helseth
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor
Piano: Lang Lang
Daniel Barenboim conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Howells: 3 Dances for Violin and Orchestra
Violin: Malcolm Stewart
Vernon Handley conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Don't miss The Full Works Concert every weekday from 8pm.