The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian heard at Friday's BBC Proms continuing the Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle with the Fifth, and Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto.
Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill at the Royal Albert Hall, London
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor
at c. 2.45pm
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor
Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Peter Oundjian (conductor)
The Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle continues with a performance of the melancholy Fifth Symphony. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is conducted by Peter Oundjian who makes his Proms debut. Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist in Rachmaninov's hugely demanding Third Piano Concerto, its haunting opening melody based on an old traditional Russian chant.