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BBC FOUR Friday 19 August 2011
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BBC PROMS 2011
Prom 47 – Brahms Night With Bernard Haitink And Emanuel Ax

Interactive TV High Definition programme
Friday 19 August
7.30-9.20pm BBC FOUR and BBC HD

In the first of a pair of Brahms Proms, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conducted by Bernard Haitink – one of the world's great conductors – perform Brahms's Third Symphony and Piano Concerto No. 1.

Haitink describes the COE as: "a group of exceptionally talented musicians"; the same praise can also be levelled at pianist Emanuel Ax, who joins them in the second half.

Presenter Charles Hazlewood talks to Haitink during a break in rehearsals.

Digital viewers can watch Maestrocam and Solocam via the BBC Red Button.

BBC Proms 2011 are simulcast on the award-winning BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel available through Freesat 109, Freeview 54, Sky 169 and Virgin 187.

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