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Nielsen

BBC Proms, 2011 Season, Prom 33 Episode 2 of 2

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 08 August 2011

PROMS 2011

Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London

Presented by Katie Derham

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra comes to the Proms with its new Chief Conductor, Sakari Oramo.

Sibelius claimed that his magical Sixth Symphony would offer the public 'pure cold water' rather than the 'cocktails' composed by his contemporaries. A contrasting symphony ends this concert: Nielsen's extrovert Fourth Symphony, which emerges from the dark days of the First World War.

Between these two symphonies, the critically-acclaimed young German-Japanese pianist, Alice Sara Ott, makes her Proms debut playing the ever popular Grieg Concerto.

Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, 'Inextinguishable'

Alice Sara Ott (piano)
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 12th August at 2pm.

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Carl Nielsen Symphony no. 4 Op.29 (The Inextinguishable)

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo Performer: Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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