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Proms 2017 Prom 39: Debussy, Ravel and Mark-Anthony Turnage

Prom 39
Prom 39: Debussy, Ravel and Mark-Anthony Turnage
19:30 Mon 14 Aug 2017 Royal Albert Hall
In a Prom of wide-ranging emotions Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, gives way to Ravel’s jazzy Piano Concerto. Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Hibiki is a sequence of threnodies offering solace after loss. Kazushi Ono conducts the BBC SO.
In a Prom of wide-ranging emotions Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, gives way to Ravel’s jazzy Piano Concerto. Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Hibiki is a sequence of threnodies offering solace after loss. Kazushi Ono conducts the BBC SO.

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Sunlight and sensuality dominate Debussy’s ravishing Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. The cooler shades of jazz shoot through Ravel’s blistering Piano Concerto in G major, while Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Hibiki (‘beautiful sound’) introduces a more meditative mood.

Image: Kazushi Ono © Bertrand Stofleth

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