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Delius, Nielsen

BBC Proms, 2012, Prom 50 Episode 2 of 2

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

An overture and a symphony by two musical Titans - Beethoven and Nielsen - both celebrating the human capacity for hope in the face of oppression and suffering, frame a lyrical Mozart concerto and a rarely heard tone poem by Delius.

Osmo Vänskä conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with soloist Michael Collins who is celebrating his 50th birthday this year. Delius's Eventyr, inspired by a collection of Norwegian folk tales published in 1841, is making only its second appearance at the Proms.

Delius: Eventyr (Once Upon a Time)
Nielsen: Symphony No. 5

Michael Collins (clarinet)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 2nd September at 2pm.

Release date:

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Mon 20 Aug 2012 20:35

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