Proms 2018
16 Jul 2017, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2017 Prom 4: Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin

Prom 4
Prom 4: Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin
19:45 Sun 16 Jul 2017 Royal Albert Hall
Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin perform Elgar’s Second Symphony – a ‘passionate pilgrimage of the soul’. Hear the UK premiere of Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s Deep Time – a work that swaps the tick-tock of the everyday for something more alien.
Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin perform Elgar’s Second Symphony – a ‘passionate pilgrimage of the soul’. Hear the UK premiere of Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s Deep Time – a work that swaps the tick-tock of the everyday for something more alien.

Programme

      • Deep Time(25 mins)BBC co-commission with the Staatskapelle Berlin: UK premiere
        • interval
        • Symphony No 2 in E flat major(56 mins)

    Performers

    About This Event

    Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin bring the generous scope of their interpretation of Elgar's Second Symphony to their second concert of the season, celebrating a work whose modernity and astonishing textural effects startle even now.

    Dedicated to the memory of Peter Maxwell Davies, who died last year, Sir Harrison Birtwistle's Deep Time continues his career-long fascination with time and its manipulation in a sweeping new orchestral work that swaps the relentless tick-tock of the everyday for something more powerful and more alien.

    Image: Daniel Barenboim © Monika Rittershaus

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