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Prom 2 (part 1): Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky & Liszt

BBC Proms, 2014, Prom 02 Episode 1 of 2

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

East meets West as the China Philharmonic Orchestra launches the season's series of global orchestras making their debuts at the 2014 Proms.

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G major
Tchaikovsky: Fantasy-Overture 'Romeo and Juliet'
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major

8.30pm Interval

Qigang Chen: Joie éternelle (BBC co-commission: UK premiere)
Mussorgsky, orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Haochen Zhang (piano)
Alison Balsom (trumpet)
China Philharmonic Orchestra
Long Yu (conductor)

The China Philharmonic Orchestra makes its Proms debut, launching this season's global orchestras strand. East meets West in a colourful programme featuring Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4, Liszt's First Piano Concerto and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Britain's own queen of the trumpet, Alison Balsom, joins them in Shanghai-born Qigang Chen's new trumpet concerto, a work co-commissioned by the KT Wong Foundation, China Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC, alongside Dutch and German partners.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 21st July at 2pm.

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Sat 19 Jul 2014 19:30

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