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Beethoven, Boulez

BBC Proms, 2012 Season, Prom 10 Episode 1 of 2

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 July 2012

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in the second concert of their five-part Beethoven symphony cycle, one of the highlights of this year's Proms season. Founded in 1999 with the aim of bringing together Arab and Israeli players, WEDO has gone far beyond the symbolic in its goal of building bridges through music, to become one of the world's most dynamic orchestras. Tonight, the Third and Fourth symphonies, alongside Pierre Boulez's playful work of 1984.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major
Pierre Boulez: Dialogue de I'ombre double

Jussef Eisa (clarinet)
IRCAM (live electronics)
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 26th July at 2pm.



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