Prom 33: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

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Sunday 10 August
7.45pm – c10.00pm
Royal Albert Hall

Classical for starters, For families, Piano and organ, Proms on TV

  • Stravinsky

    • Petrushka (1911 version) (35 mins)
  • Prokofiev

    • Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major (16 mins)
  • Moszkowski

    • Étincelles (2 mins)
      (encore)
  • INTERVAL
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    • Sonance Severance 2000 (3 mins)
  • Lutosławski

    • Concerto for Orchestra (28 mins)
  • Louis Schwizgebel piano, Proms debut artist, New Generation Artist
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • Edward Gardner conductor

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About this event

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain makes its annual visit to the Proms with a fiery and virtuosic programme of 20th-century orchestral showpieces, conducted by Proms regular Edward Gardner.

A Russian first half sees BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Louis Schwizgebel take the lead in Prokofiev’s youthful First Piano Concerto. Written while the composer was still a student, it brims with the same audacious energy that pulses through Stravinsky’s great ballet Petrushka. Lutosławski’s vivacious Concerto for Orchestra closes the evening with still more primary-coloured, folkloric brilliance and drama.

 

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  • Television & Red Button

    Recorded for broadcast on BBC Four on 28 August