BBC Proms
28 Jul 2016 Royal Albert Hall

Proms 2016 Prom 17 Prom 17: Roger Norrington conducts Berlioz, Beethoven and Brahms

Prom 17

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19:30 Thursday 28 Jul 2016 Royal Albert Hall

  • Hector Berlioz 1803–1869
  • Beatrice and Benedict – overture Beatrice and Benedict – overture Also known as: Béatrice et Bénédict – overture (8 mins)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
  • Piano Concerto No 4 in G major Piano Concerto No 4 in G major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58 (34 mins)
  • INTERVAL
  • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
  • Symphony No 1 in C minor Symphony No 1 in C minor Also known as: Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68 (47 mins)

New sounds always emerge from Sir Roger Norrington’s historically informed adventures with his old friends from Stuttgart.

Tonight he turns his attention to the joyous overture from Berlioz’s Shakespearean comedy Beatrice and Benedict and two works central to the Austro-German tradition: Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto and Brahms’s First Symphony.

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