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Tchaikovsky

BBC Proms, 2011 Season, Prom 53 Episode 2 of 2

BBC PROMS 2011

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Sir Colin Davis conducts an orchestra of brilliant young musicians in a programme which ranges from Stravinsky's so-called 'war symphony' via the heady orientalism of Ravel to the dramatic Fate motif of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony. The leading American mezzo soprano, Susan Graham joins them for Ravel's vision of the Orient, which is by turns sensuous, voluptuous and erotic.

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Wednesday 31st August at 2.30pm.

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1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Wed 24 Aug 2011 20:00

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