1 Aug 2013, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2013 Prom 26: Henze, Stravinsky & Tippett

Prom 26: Henze, Stravinsky & Tippett
Prom 26: Henze, Stravinsky & Tippett
19:30 Thu 1 Aug 2013 Royal Albert Hall
Legendary American pianist Peter Serkin makes his Proms debut with Oliver Knussen and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Stravinsky’s Concerto for piano and wind instruments. Henze’s Barcarola opens the first of this season’s concerts focusing on the music of Michael Tippett as Knussen conducts Tippett’s Symphony No. 2.
Legendary American pianist Peter Serkin makes his Proms debut with Oliver Knussen and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Stravinsky’s Concerto for piano and wind instruments. Henze’s Barcarola opens the first of this season’s concerts focusing on the music of Michael Tippett as Knussen conducts Tippett’s Symphony No. 2.

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Composer-conductor Oliver Knussen directs the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Tippett’s Symphony No. 2, inspired by the rhythmic energy of a Vivaldi bassline and the first in a series of works by Tippett to be featured in parallel with the Britten centenary.

The revered American pianist Peter Serkin makes his Proms debut in Stravinsky’s neo-Classical Concerto for piano and winds and compact serialist conceit Movements. Written in memory of his friend Paul Dessau, the late Hans Werner Henze’s 1979 Barcarola opens this programme of 20th-century masterpieces.

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