- Charles Hazlewood
- Suzy Klein
- Rhodri Huw
- Jonathan Haswell
Duration: 2 hours, 25 minutes
The world's greatest music festival gets under way with Charles Hazlewood and Suzy Klein presenting from the Royal Albert Hall.
A host of international soloists join the BBC Symphony Orchestra and their chief conductor Jiri Belohlávek. Soprano Christine Brewer sings Strauss's Four Last Songs, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Beethoven's Rondo in B flat major, Nicholas Daniel performs Mozart's Oboe Concerto, and organist Wayne Marshall launches proceedings on the Royal Albert Hall's historic organ in Strauss's Festliches Präludium.
The concert ends with Scriabin's powerful Poem of Ecstasy.
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