with Jonathan Swain - and another chance to hear the Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at last Friday night's the BBC Proms
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch at the Royal Albert Hall, London
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor
Jan Lisiecki (piano)
Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome
Antonio Pappano (conductor)
Sir Antonio Pappano conducts his Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, in a programme featuring two major symphonies as bookends. First, Mozart's Symphony 35, 'Haffner', which started life as a serenade, and at the end, Rachmaninov's lyrical Symphony No. 2. In the middle, Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, a masterpiece of the romantic concerto, with young virtuoso Jan Lisiecki as soloist, making his Proms debut.
Plus highlights from the 2012 Cheltenham Festival.