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Langgaard, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Shostakovich

BBC Proms, 2012 Season, Prom 19 Episode 1 of 2

Duration:
2 hours, 40 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 28 July 2012

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Thomas Dausgaard conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's 6th Symphony, contemporary Danish music and Shostakovich's 1st Cello Concerto with soloist Daniel Muller-Schott.

Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Symphony Orchestra present a night of firsts. Making its UK premiere is maverick Rued Langgaard's tuba-rich 11th Symphony of 1945. There's also the UK premiere of octogenarian Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen's Incontri. Daniel Muller-Schott makes his Poms debut as the soloist in Shostakovich's hyper-concentrated 1st Cello Concerto. And the Prom ends with Tchaikovsky's radical and deeply emotional 6th Symphony.

Langgaard: Symphony No. 11 'Ixion' (UK Premiere)
Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen: Incontri (UK Premiere)
Shostakovich: Cello concerto No. 1 in E flat major

Daniel Mueller-Schott (cello)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 3rd August at 2pm.

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