Jonathan Swain with a second chance to hear the LSO and Valery Gergiev at the BBC Proms with music by Borodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina and Musorgsky
Presented at the Royal Albert Hall by Martin Handley
Borodin: Symphony No 2 in minor
Glazunov: Piano Concerto No 2 in B
Sofia Gubaidulina: The Rider on the White Horse
Musorgsky, orch Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
Daniil Trifonov (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Valery Gergiev
Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in a feast of Russian music, with another chance to hear what was the UK premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina's The Rider on the White Horse, plus Ravel's celebrated orchestration of Musorgsky's great Pictures at an Exhibition. Daniil Trifonov, who hit the headlines when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2011 performs Glazunov's rarely heard Piano Concerto No 2, premiered in the first concert in Petrograd (St Petersburg) after the 1917 Revolution.
Plus Spanish music from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.